Wednesday 17 May 2017

Opening Keynote



Wednesday 17 May 2017

11:00 -13:00


Welcome & Inauguration Ceremony 


(All attendees Welcome)

Welcome Address - Mr. Glenn Ensor, Managing Director, PennWell International, UK 

Address by: Dr. Uddesh Kohli, Advisor, POWER-GEN India & Central Asia 2017, India*

Keynote Address by - Mr. K. M. Singh, CMD, NHPC, India*  

Keynote Address- Shri Atul Sobti, CMD, BHEL, India*           

Keynote Address- Mr. I.S. Jha, CMD, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, India*  

Keynote Address- Shri P.V. Ramesh, CMD, Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd., India*

Keynote Address- Mr. P.K. Pujari, Secretary, Ministry of Power, India*

Keynote Address- Shri Susheel Kumar, Secretary, Ministry of Coal, India*

Keynote Address- Mr. Rajeev Sharma, CMD, Power Finance Corporation, India

*Keynote Address- Shri Rajiv Gauba, Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development, India*      

Keynote Address- Shri Ajay Narayan Jha, Secretary, Ministry of Climate Change, Forest and Environment, India*

Keynote Address by - Mr. Rajeev Kapoor, Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Govt. of India, India*
Chairman Address: Mr. Anil Razdan, Former Secretary (Power), Govt. Of India, India

Chief Guest - Mr. Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy, Govt. of India, India*    

Vote of Thanks - Mr. Rajan Sharma, Managing Director, Interads Exhibition Pvt. Ltd., India

13:00 - 14:00 Delegate Lunch Break
Session 1
14:00 - 15:30


High-Level Plenary Panel Discussion: India's Rapidly Evolving Power System


Chairman: Mr. Gireesh B. Pradhan, Chairman, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission, India*

Mr. Ravindra Kumar Verma, Chairman, Central Electricity Authority, India*

Mr. Deepak Amitabh, Chairman & Managing Director, PTC India, India*

Mr. Ajay Mathur, Director General, TERI, India*

Ms. Ashu Suyash, MD & CEO, CRISIL Infrastructure Advisory, India*

Mr. Ravi Parthasarthy, Chairman, IL&FS, India*

Mr. Ravi Uppal, MD & Group CEO, Jindal Steel & Power Ltd., India*

Session 2  
16:00 - 17:30


Innovative O&M Strategies - Case Studies


Improving reliability of field instrumentation
Mr. G. Mohan, Project Leader, Odisha Power Generation Corporation (OPGC), India

Business Development Manager- Enable Predictive Maintenance with Predictive Analytics Software
Mr. Justin Thomas, Schneider Electric, USA

Improving Overall Plant Performance/Efficiency,
GE, India


Panel Discussion:

Conventional Power Policy & Regulatory Update


Mr. A.K. Singhal, Member, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission, India*

Mr. B.P. Singh, Member, Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission, India*

Mr. Jayadeb Nanda, President- O&M, Adani Power, India*

Mr. Sharad Baijal, COO, Tata Power, India*

Mr. Rajiv Mishra, Managing Director, CLP Ltd., India*

Dr. Ralf Schiele, CEO, STEAG Energy Services GmbH, Germany*



Thursday 18 May 2017

Session 3
09:30 - 11:00


Emissions Control Part 1


Dealing with SO2 removal uncertainties - A techno-commercial comparison between the two most widely used FGD systems
Mr. Chetan Ghare, Air Quality Control Engineer, B&V, India

Low Cost Solution for NOx Control, VPC
Mr. Anup Bhargava, Jindal Power Limited, Germany

Advanced DeNOx Technologies for the Minimization of Capital and Operating Costs in Combustion Facilities
Dr. Enrique Bosch, Managing Director, INERCO Energy Technologies, USA

The Cost-Effective Way to NOx Compliance in India
Dr. Gerry Riley, Principal Fuels & Combustion Eng., RJM International, UK



Panel Discussion - The Changing Project Financing Landscape


Attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).  Energy Infrastructure Requirements of Multinational Corporations
Mr. Jeremy Wilcox,  Managing Director, Blackheath, Bangkok

Mr. R. Nagarajan, Director Finance, Power Finance Copration Ltd., India*

Invite: ADB- Pennwell

Dr. Ashok Haldia, MD & CEO, PTC India Financial Services Ltd., India*

Mr. K.P. Nair, Dy. Managing Director, IDBI, India*


11:00 - 11:30 Delegate Coffee Break  
Session 4
11:30 - 13:00 


Emissions Control Part 2


Experimental Results of AQCS for Indian Coal
Mr. Srinivas Nagarajan, General Manager- Engineering, MHPS, India

Introduction of Moving Electrode Type Electrostatic Precipitator
Mr. Takamasa Kojo, Manager, MHPS Environemtnal Solutions, Japan

Low NOx Combustion through Deep Staging for High Ash Coals
Dr. Vivek Savarianadam, Prncipal Engineer, AECOM, UK

SPC- Beijing



Technologies Supporting the Integration of Renewables


Integration and full absorption of Renewable Energy in the Indian Grid
Ms. Stuti Gnadotra, Market Development Analyst - Asia, Wartsila, India

Gas Engine Based Power Stations in Combination with Renewables
Mr. Kapil Verma, Dy. Manager, MTU, India

Large Scale Battery Storage for Grid Stability / Backup
Mr. V.S. Sharma, Generanl Manager- Renewable Energies, STEAG Energy Services, India


13:00 - 14:00  Delegate Lunch 
Session 5  
14:00 - 15:30


Latest Advances in Equipment Optimization

Siemens SGT-700 increasing the ability to run liquid fuel in DLE
Mr. Mats Blomstedt, Product Owner, Siemens, Sweden

Enhancing Electro Static Precipitator Performance Using Switch Mode Power Supplies
Mr. Elavarasu Jayakumar, Sr. Engineer, Schenck Process, India

Self-powering the boiler tube monitoring system by converting the difference, Mr. Yu-ki Kim, Instrument and Control Management,
KOEN, South Korea

The Reduction of Flue Gas Temperatures to Enhance Coal Plant Operations
Mr. Gus Shearer, Director- Product Management & Marketing, Ljungstrom, USA



Joint Plenary Panel Discussion: Exploring How India's Grid System Needs to Evolve

Achieving Grid Stability With Renewable Power Development Along With Energy Storage Back Up Power In Post-2022 Scenario
Mr. Surendra P. Sharma, Dy. General Manager (Contract & Material), NTPC, India

Mr. R.P. Sasmal, Director (Operation), Power Grid, India*

Mr. Praveer Sinha, Managing Director, Tata Power Delhi Distribution Pvt Ltd., India*

Mr. Rajesh S. Adani, Director, Adani Transmission, India*


15:30 - 16:00 Delegate Coffee Break 
Session 6:
16:00 - 17:30


Latest Advances in Plant Perfiormance

From the Fuel Yard to Stack… Plant Optimization in the Digital Age
Mr. Joseph Quinn, Lead Engineer, GE, USA 

Modelling Coal Quality Impacts on Power Generation Costs
Mr. Dan Eyer, Technical Consultant, Uniper, UK

Achieving High Availability in Distributed Control System
Mr. Rajinder Singh, Consultant, Siemens, India

Effect Of High Moisture Coal That Leads To Delayed Pulvarized Coal Combustion
Mr. Avijit Malick, Operation Engineer, Reliance Power, India



Panel Discussion: What is Coal and Gas' Role in India's Energy Future?

Is the Era of Coal Power Capacity Expansion Nearing its End in India?
Mr. Babrubahan Panigarhi, AVP- Risk, Sembcorp, India

Invite: IFC (N. Kegler)

COAL India*

Gas Authority of India Ltd.*


Friday 19 May 2017

Session 7
09:30 - 11:00


Refurbishment & Modernization- Part 1


ESP - R & M Thought Process & Case Studies
Mr. Muthuswamy Vallinayagam, Hamon Research Cottrell, India

Refurbishment & Modernization
Mr. Pratosh Saxena, General Manager, Tata Projects Ltd, India

Digital Handout CONTRON
Dr. Peter Sowa, NGC, Europe



Supercritical, Ultra-Supercritical & Beyond


Supercritical / Advanced Ultra -Supercritical Coal - Based Power Plants are Needed to Meet Energy Demand in India
Mr. Sundara Kavidass, Managing Director, SP Energy Tek, India




11:00 - 11:30 Delegate Coffee Break  
Session 8
11:30 - 13:00 



Refurbishment & Modernization - Part 2


FGD Waste Water Treatment in Thermal Power Plants- Retrofit Challenges and the Way Forward
Mr. Subramanyan Edmana, Sr. Manager, Tata Consulting Engineers, India

Reducing Losses Is Saving Money!
Mr. Richard Spaargaren, Sales Manager, Eurosilo, The Netherlands

"Fiberglass Reinforced Plastics (FRP) as the Construction Material of Chimney Liners and  Ducts in Power Plants with Bypass Conditions and Temperatures up to 300_C"
Plasticon Composites Hengelo,The Netherlands- Speaker TBC


CFB and Other Boiler Technology Options


40 years of Circulating Fluidised Bed (CFB) Power Plant Technology
Mr. Frank Leuschke, Product Manager CFB, Doosan Lentjes, Germany 

Solution for Indian Coal Washery Reject
Mr. Ari Kokko, Director- Technology and R&D, Valmet Technologies, Finland

Multi-fuel Boilers - A Technology Review and their Role in the Pathway to a Lower Carbon Future
Mr. Juergen Peterseim, Director – Strategy & New Products, ERK Eckrohkessel GmbH, Germany

13:00 - 14:00  Delegate Lunch 

Day One

Wednesday 17 May 2017


Day Two

Thursday 18 May 2017

Day Three

Friday 19 May 2017