PANAJI: Goa will host the second edition of the India Energy Week (IEW) from February 6 to 9, 2024, as announced by the event organizers on Friday. The IEW will be organized by the Federation of Indian Petroleum Industry (FIPI) under the aegis of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India.
Gurmeet Singh, Director General of FIPI, highlighted that the IEW will serve as a catalyst for meaningful discussions, knowledge exchange, and collaboration among industry experts, policymakers, academia, and entrepreneurs.
The event will showcase India’s intricate energy landscape, characterized by a diverse energy mix, rapid growth in renewable energy, and challenges related to energy access, urbanization, and economic development, all within the context of addressing climate change.
Singh also mentioned that the IEW will provide a boost to visitors to Goa. The event is expected to draw over 35,000 attendees, 350-plus exhibitors, more than 400 speakers, and 4,000 delegates from over 100 countries.
Sanjeev Singhal, Executive Director & Head of the Institute of Petroleum Safety, Health, and Environment Management, emphasized that IEW 2024 builds on the success of the first edition of IEW, which was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Prime Minister underscored the immense possibilities in India’s energy sector during the inaugural event.
The IEW 2024 promises to be a significant event that brings together key stakeholders from the energy sector to discuss and collaborate on critical issues. The event is expected to contribute to the advancement of India’s energy landscape and promote sustainable development.
Director General of the Press Information Bureau (PIB) Rajeev Jain highlighted, “IEW 2024 builds on the first edition of IEW, inaugurated by the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, who underscored the unprecedented possibilities emerging in India’s energy sector. This time we will ensure that the event will foster partnerships, drive innovation, and explore solutions that will propel India’s energy sector into a sustainable and vibrant future.”
India Energy Week, 2024 promises to be a global stage for showcasing India’s leadership in addressing the dual challenges of energy security and energy transition, providing a template for a prosperous and sustainable world.