Delhi International Renewable Energy Conference 2010 Delhi International Renewable Energy Conference 2010



Government of India is hosting the Delhi International Renewable Energy Conference (DIREC) 2010 from October 27-29, 2010 on the theme of 'Up-scaling and Mainstreaming Renewables for Energy Security, Climate Change and Economic Development".

DIREC 2010 is the fourth in the series of global Ministerial-level Conferences on Renewable Energy, which follows from the initiative taken at the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg, acknowledging the significance of renewable energy for sustainable development. DIREC 2010 is an international platform for government, private sector, and civil society leaders to jointly address the goal of advancing renewable energy. It will build upon the success and outcomes of the previous events in Washington in 2008, Beijing in 2005 and Bonn in 2004.

With more than 9,000 delegates, over 250 speakers and 600 exhibitors from 50 countries, DIREC is expected to be the most significant event on renewable energy ever held in India.

Major Attractions

  • President of India to Address the Opening Plenary
  • Delhi International Action Programme with Awards – Voluntary Pledges to Advance Renewables Deployment
  • Ministerial Level Plenary Sessions – Stakeholder Plenary Sessions
  • CEO Roundtable – Interactive Panel Discussions
  • Business Trade Show
  • Official Side Events
  • Parallel Events on Thematic & Cross Cutting Issues

IRECs - A Snapshot

Since the initiation of the first IREC in Bonn in 2004, this conference has achieved high-level international participation of stakeholders from policy, business, science and civil society. The Bonn "Renewables2004" and the subsequent conferences in Beijing (BIREC 2005) and Washington (WIREC 2008) provided important fora for the internastional discourse on renewable energy. The Bonn 2004 conference yielded a political declaration as one of its outcomes...

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