Intersolar India 2012 shows optimistic outlook on national solar market
The fourth Intersolar India, India’s largest exhibition and conference for the solar industry, drew to a close on November 8th, 2012. 200 exhibitors from 17 countries presented their products, solutions and services in an exhibition space covering 20,000 square meters at the Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC) in Mumbai.
Fifty-four percent of the exhibitors in 2012 came from India, with 27% from Europe and 19% from across the rest of the globe. This year’s top exhibitor countries were India, Germany, China, the U.S. and Spain, with a total of 7296 visitors attending Intersolar India.
100 speakers at Intersolar India Conference
The accompanying Intersolar India Conference, which began the day prior to the exhibition on November 5th in the Leela Kempinski Hotel, Mumbai, also concluded on November 8th and welcomed 650 attendees. Throughout the four days of the conference, 100 speakers explored the latest industry topics surrounding technologies, markets and financing. In addition, the Intersolar AWARD for the category Solar Projects in India was presented for the first time in 2012. Further highlights of the Intersolar India 2012 Conference were the sessions entitled India’s PV Market and Off-Grid PV Market India, as well as those focusing on project development and financing large-scale photovoltaic (PV) plants.