The Federation of Indian Petroleum Industry (FIPI) organized India Energy Week (IEW) 2023, showcasing India's rapidly growing energy sector and emphasizing the nation's commitment to a sustainable energy future. IEW 2023 helped in bringing together experts, professionals, and policymakers to discuss and share ideas on the latest innovations, developments and policy matters.
Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated India Energy Week (IEW) 2023 in Bengaluru, Karnataka, on 6th February 2023, under the theme of Growth, Collaboration, Transition - under India’s G20 Presidency. Held under the patronage of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoP&NG), Government of India and supported by the Federation of Indian Petroleum Industry (FIPI) from 6th to 8th February 2023, IEW provided an unparalleled opportunity for buyers and sellers to meet, network and engage with the full energy value chain including leading National & International Energy companies operating within alternative & renewables, utilities & power generation, construction, technology & services and government & academia.
IEW aimed to showcase India's rising prowess as an energy transition powerhouse and is a testament to Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Modi’s Panchamrit – five nectar element – pathway that offers a step-by-step guide to securing a reliable, affordable and sustainable energy system for India and the world. Governor of Karnataka, Shri Thawar Chand Gehlot, Chief Minister of Karnataka, Shri Basavaraj Bommai, Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Housing & Urban Affairs, Shri Hardeep S. Puri, and Hon’ble Minister of State for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Labour & Employment, Shri Rameshwar Teli also graced the occasion.
During the Opening Ceremony, Hon’ble Prime Minister said: “The energy sector plays a major role in deciding the world's future in the 21st century. India is one of the strongest voices in the world for energy transition and developing new energy resources. As a result, unprecedented possibilities are emerging for the energy sector in India, which is determined to become a developed nation.” He also highlighted the four major verticals of the strategy for the energy sector:
To further enhance the event, FIPI exhibited a stall at IEW 2023. The stall displayed infographics related to its
FIPI stall witnessed a heavy footfall from large number of visitors, and exhibitors. As a part of FIPI student chapter initiative, FIPI supported participation of 20 students from 11 colleges in the event.
As such, FIPI played a significant role in promoting industry collaboration, knowledge exchange and partnerships, further strengthening India's position in the global energy market while organising the IEW 2023.