Energy-related issues will be discussed at the G20 summit in Ranchi

At a conference set for March 2 and 3 in Ranchi, the capital of Jharkhand, foreign representatives of G20 major economies will examine energy-related concerns and offer a future roadmap for collaboration in the sector.

According to a statement released on February 28, “Delegates from all G20 countries will discuss 21st-century difficulties related to energy devices and materials, solar energy utilisation and photovoltaic technology, and the development of materials and procedures for green energy.” The G20 RIIG meeting on “Materials for Sustainable Energy” is scheduled to take place in Ranchi during March 2-4, 2023.

The statement includes, the conference would focus on the urgent need for participating “International Organizations (IOs)” and G20 authorities in the domain of energy and establish a future direction for G20 cooperation and is anticipated to foster relationships and knowledge sharing.”

The theme is in accordance with other Indian and G20 nations’ emphasis on using alternative energy sources to create a greener environment, according to the Union Ministry of Science and Technology.

It will be chaired by “Dr. Srivari Chandrasekhar, Secretary DST, and RIIG Chair,” and it will be synchronised by the “Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).” According to the statement, the conference will include opening, technical, and discussing sessions; a plenary presentation on “Strategy towards Low-Carbon Transition: Driving India towards Net-Zero”; and a panel discussion.

The event is anticipated to include about 25 foreign representatives from all G20 nations, the EU, and international bodies like the International Solar Alliance.

According to Rahul Sinha, the deputy commissioner for Ranchi, the city is prepared to receive the delegations for whom special provisions have been made.  “At the closed-door meeting, protection has been stepped up,” he said.

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