Renewable Energy India Expo to be held from 12-14 SeptThe 7th edition of the Renewable Energy India (REI) Expo 2013 will be held from September 12-14, 2013, at the India Expo Centre, Greater Noida. Growing in scale and stature with every successive edition, the forthcoming expo will not only play host to one of Asia’s largest congregations of the renewable energy industry, but will also welcome a high-profile business contingent from Japan. For the first time, Japan has associated with REI Expo as “partner country” and has formalised country pavilion for the cause of promoting renewable energy industry. Distinguished dignitaries from Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry (METI) Japan, and New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) will be present to facilitate Indo-Japan trade ties and elevate Indian economy on the global map.REI is an associate member of the prestigious global solar alliance and offers unparallel global exposure to the participating companies. Additionally, REI Expo is also certified by US Commercial Service, the esteemed trade promotion arm of the US Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration.Spread over 25,000 sq. metres, the expo will provide an unmatched platform to showcase the best technological advancements and innovations in the renewable energy sector. Concurrent to the exhibition, the 3-day conference sessions will be the hub for technical discussions and an opportunity to deliberate on challenges impeding growth of the solar, wind, bio, small hydro, geothermal and energy efficiency.Promoting a progressive forum, the upcoming the expo is estimated to attract more than 550 exhibitors; 12,000 trade visitors and 1000 conference delegates from across the world catering to the solar PV, solar thermal, wind, biomass, geothermal, hydro and energy efficiency industry segments.Large country pavilions from Belgium, Canada, Japan and US will enrich and expand the format further. The Japan Pavilion will feature world’s premium companies like Sony Energy Devices Corporation, Toshiba, Mitsubishi Heavy industries, Hitachi India, Kawasaki Heavy Industries and many more.In addition, the business matching programme being hosted at the venue during the 3 days will play a crucial role in connecting the exhibitors to potential buyers by means of pre-scheduling appointments. The Business Matching Sessions intend to provide excellent opportunities to network with industry professionals and establish new collaborations.