Pre-Summit Round-table: 5th US-India Energy Partnership Summit


In the run-up to the 5th US-India Energy Partnership Summit, TERI hosted a Round Table on 30th July, 2014 in New Delhi. The participants deliberated on new avenues to strengthen energy cooperation between the two countries, particularly in the areas of renewable energy, energy access, green buildings and conventional fuels.

Other participants included Mr Zubin Irani, Senior Managing Director, United Technologies Corporation India; Mr Venkatesh Valluri, Chairman, India Region, Ingersoll Rand; Mr Inderpreet Wadhwa, CEO, Azure Power; Mr Deepak Amitabh, Chairman & Managing Director, PTC India; and Mr Ashwini Aggarwal, Director, Government Affairs, Applied India Pvt Ltd and Co-chair, USIBC's Solar Task Force.

Deliberations at the Round-table will contribute to the development of an actionable agenda for the upcoming US-India Energy Partnership Summit, scheduled for September 30--October 1, 2014, in Washington, DC, coinciding with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit. Hosted annually since 2009 by TERI North America and Yale University, the 2014 Summit will broadly look at 'Accelerating Resilient Growth and Development', while addressing various issues related to energy efficiency, security, access and technology.

Agenda Background Note

Premier Partner

Associate Partners

Outreach Partners

Key Speakers

  • Dr R K Pachauri,
    President, TERI North America & Director-General, TERI
  • Mr Daniel Poneman
    United States Deputy Secretary of Energy
  • Dr Ajay Mathur,
    Director General, Bureau of Energy Efficiency
  • Mr Alok Srivastava,
    Joint Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
  • Mr Soumen Bagchi,
    Joint Secretary, Energy Security & Investment, Technology, Promotion (ITP), Ministry of External Affairs
  • Ambassador Ajai Malhotra,
    Distinguished Fellow, TERI




Thematic Track