5th US-India Energy Partnership Summit
The Summit is a multi-stakeholder platform to address US-India collaboration on energy access, efficiency, security and technology. Participants deliberated on new avenues as the Indian Government reinforces its priority to strengthen partnership in renewable energy, sustainable cities, and sustainable transport.
A landmark edition, the fifth US-India Energy Partnership Summit took place on September 30 and October 1, 2014, during the Indian leadership's visit to Washington, DC, and in the wake of the UN Secretary General's Climate Summit.
The Summit broadly focused on 'Accelerating Resilient Growth and Development', while addressing various issues related to energy efficiency, security, access and technology. Stakeholders from all sectors came together to discuss avenues for new and strengthened collaboration in various aspects of clean technologies and renewable energy, green buildings and sustainable cities, decentralized energy access, alternatives such as shale gas, etc. Climate change was also a key component of the discussions, with the proceedings at the General Assembly and Climate Summit providing significant inputs to the Summit deliberations. The focus throughout was on bilateral cooperation in the energy sector and related areas.
Glimpses of the Summit
Watch the Summit Webcast videos here
"Our partnership is robust, reliable, enduring and expanding. We can together build a clean sustainable future that President Obama and Prime Minister Modi are committed to."
- Dr Ernest Moniz, United States Secretary of Energy
"For the first time there is optimism and an upbeat attitude towards renewable energy in India."
- Dr R K Pachauri, President, TERI North America and Director General, TERI
"We want to nurture innovations and share innovations in India and across the world."
- Dr Rajiv Shah, Administrator, USAID