Sumant Sinha ReNew Centre of Excellence For Energy & Environment is an industry-academia collaboration between ReNew Power and Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. It aims to foster exchange of ideas, promote research on latest technology and help develop renewable energy applications suited to the Indian context. The centre will offer research and internship programmes for undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D. students. The centre will be inaugurated by Shri Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Government of India.


Mr Prabhat Mishra

VP & Head-Offtake, Distributed Solar, ReNew Power

Nilanjan Senroy

Associate Professor - Department of Electrical Engineering, IITD

Mr Bhanu Pratap Yadav

Joint Secretary, MNRE

Mr Sushil Kumar Soonee

Advisor, POSOCO

Ms. Soma Banerjee

Executive Director - Energy & Infrastructure, CII


Hon’ble Minister arrives.

11:00 AM

Hon’ble Minister is escorted to the Centre on the 3rd Floor, for inauguration and walk-through.

11:00 AM – 11:20 AM

IITD and Renew Power videos play in loop

11:20 AM – 11:30 AM

Move from the Centre of Excellence to the Seminar Hall on the ground floor of the main administrative building.

11:20 AM – 11:30 AM

Speeches by the Hon’ble Minister, Mr. Sumant Sinha, IIT Delhi Director & Ms. Vaishali Sinha. Synopsis of chosen projects presented by Prof. Bhuwaneshwari.

11:30 AM – 12:25 PM

Dean R&D delivers the Vote of Thanks.

12:25 PM – 12:30 PM

Hon’ble Minister leaves the venue.

12:30 PM

Panel discussion on: How can Industry-Academia Collaboration catalyse 'Innovation Leadership' in renewables in India.

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Panel discussion concludes; followed by lunch at lobby area outside Seminar Hall.

1:30 PM

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