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RiffStream#Delhi - Creating Smart Power Solutions: Catalysing UK-India collaborations to address India’s energy challenge

Organised by the UK Energy Generation & Supply (EGS) KTN, the Electronics, Sensors & Photonics (ESP) KTN, the UK Technology Strategy Board (TSB), the UK Science & Innovation Network (UK-SIN), and AcceleratorIndia.

Date, Time and Venue:

Date: Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Time: 09:00 to 20:00

Venue: Aftab Mahtab Hall, Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi, India


Presentations from innovators and influencers from the UK and Indian Smart Power sector

Presentations from a wide range of UK and Indian companies on their products, services and business models

Structured Interaction and Networking environment where UK and Indian companies can start the process of building potentially valuable commercial relationships

Details of the day's programme can be viewed here.

Participant Profile

This event was aimed at UK and Indian companies that have market ready products and services in the area of smart metering and power, including portable power systems, inverter & storage technology, hybrid wind and solar systems, renewable energy systems for telecom towers, advanced power electronics for electricity grids and analytical tools for electricity distribution networks. Senior managers and decision makers from Indian power utilities, regulatory bodies and ecosystem players and influencers also participated and shared insights on their challenges.

Key Benefits

This event offered Indian and UK companies the opportunity to:

  • Get a better understanding of Indian and UK eco-systems
  • Build relationships with potential suppliers, partners and customers
  • To exchange and debate new ideas

RiffStream#Delhi Content:


Blogs related to RiffStream#Delhi can be accessed at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office website here and the  ESP KTN website here.


A selection of videos from RiffStream#Delhi are presented in Catalyzt, Cartezia's publishing platform that provides insight, analysis, and expert opinions on Building Technology Businesses from Cartezia’s core team and members of its extended global network.

Welcome note - Mark Sinclair, Science & Innovation Network

Introduction to RiffStream#Delhi - Uday Phadke, Executive Chairman, AcceleratorIndia

Overview of ESP KTN - Paul Huggett, ESP KTN

Keynote on Smart Grid from a consumer perspective - Simon Daniel, Moixa Technology

Smart Power Controller - Daniel Lawes, South Downs Solar

Challenges in Alternate power for Telecom towers - Ankur Lal, Infozech

CSP using advanced Optics technology  - Imtiaz Shams, Sunfish Solar

Software for Smart Grids and AMI - Malcolm Corcoran, AMT-Sybex

Indian Utility Expectations from Smart Grids and AMI Solutions - Rajesh Bansal, BSES Rajdhani Power

23 Jun 2013