"The people of Andhra Pradesh envision transforming their state into happy, inclusive, responsible, globally-competitive and innovation-driven society through structural transformation and by sustaining double-digit economic growth to become one amongst the three best states in india by 2022 and the best state by 2029."

Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu

- Hon'ble Chief Minister, AP


The Government of Andhra Pradesh, under the leadership of the Hon'ble Chief Minister Sri Nara Chandrababu Naidu, is hosting ‘Powering Andhra Pradesh - Energy Innovation Summit’ - a global summit to shape the future of energy in Andhra Pradesh on 28-29 November 2018 in Vijayawada, India.

The Summit will bring together energy sector experts from a wide range of organizations including private sector, international agencies, donors, investors, independent think tanks, research institutions and governments to share technology innovations, best practices and ideas for transforming the energy landscape.
The summit will:

Include themes across the entire energy value chain

Focus on innovation and showcase cutting edge technologies in the energy sector

Convene future-oriented voices by bringing global experts, investors, incubators, startups under one roof

Focus on communicating concrete recommendations

Objectives of the Summit

The summit's overarching vision is to identify innovations and best practices in the energy sector which can set Andhra Pradesh firmly on the path of becoming the most liveable state in terms of energy for its citizens.
The key objectives of the summit include:

  • Harness relevant cutting-edge technologies to improve the energy landscape
  • Developing an innovation ecosystem for the energy sector in the state with a focus on startups
  • Attracting investments into the state’s energy sector
  • Leveraging global best practices to help Andhra Pradesh achieve its energy sector vision and solve energy related challenges in the state


Conventional Power

Understanding far-reaching effects of conventional power sources and how efficiencies can be improved

  • Emission reduction from conventional power source
  • Digitizing power plants
  • Fuel security
  • Gas power stations

Renewable Energy

The right mix of power sources to develop a forward-looking energy strategy

  • Distributed generations
  • Large scale renewables
  • Floating and offshore renewables

Grid Upgradation and DISCOM Sustainability

The grid of the future will have to be smarter, more stable and resilient to deliver continuous and quality power

  • Smart grids
  • Utility scale energy storage
  • T&D infrastructure improvement
  • Sustainability of DISCOMs

Energy Efficiency

Technological advancements to make appliances and personal/collective spaces smarter

  • Smart appliances
  • Energy efficiency in built spaces


Exploring exciting technological developments in the electric vehicles space

  • Electric vehicles and batteries
  • Electric vehicle infrastructure


Ideas Forum

Leading experts share best practices, trends, and principles on innovations in energy through keynotes and panel discussions

Pitch Competition

‘Energy-preneurs’ pitch innovations that can help Andhra Pradesh solve the emerging energy challenges and meet its demand, while making it more livable
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Focused Workshops

Targeted, collaborative sessions that bring together experts and government representatives to ideate and design an actionable roadmap for the energy sector in Andhra Pradesh


Showcasing leading and innovative products, services, technologies, designs and concepts in the energy space


Events and dinners

Agenda for the summit

Wednesday, 28th November

09:30am - 12:15pm

Inauguration and Keynote speeches

12:30pm - 01:30pm

Innovations in Conventional Energy | Panel

01:30 - 02:30pm

Lunch and networking

02:30 - 03:30pm

Serving Energy Demand Through Renewables | Panel

03:45 - 04:45pm

Pitch competition – Part 1

02:30 - 04:30pm

Workshop 1| Consumption (Energy Efficiency and Electric Vehicles (invitation only)

04:45 - 05:00pm


05:00 - 06:00pm

Grids Of The Future and DISCOM Sustainability | Panel

06:15 - 07:15pm

Pitch competition – Part 2

07:15pm onwards

Networking dinner

Thursday, 29th November

08:30 - 09:30am

Breakfast with Energy Minister and Principal Secretary (invitation only)

09:45 - 11:00am

Smart spaces and energy efficiency | Panel

11:15am - 12:30pm

Riding Electric: Road to Electric Vehicles | panel

10:00 - 12:30pm

Workshop 2 | Generation (Conventional, Renewables), Transmission and Distribution (Grids and DISCOMs) (invitation only)

12:30 - 02:00pm

Lunch hosted by Hon’ble CM (invitation only)

02:00 - 03:30pm

Summit Recap and Keynote speeches by Energy Sector Leaders

03:30 - 05:30pm

Pitch awards, Felicitation and Valedictory address by hon’ble CM

    Pitch Competition
    Panel Discussion
    Work Shop




Government of Andhra Pradesh


New & Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Ltd

Anchor Partners

The Energy and Resources Institute

Anchor Partners

The Global Smart Grid Federation

Organizing Partner

Confederation of Indian Industry

Knowledge partner

Dalberg Advisors

Venue and Info

The Andhra Pradesh Energy Inovation Summit 2018 is being hosted at the Novotel Hotel, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh.



Novotel Hotel, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh




List of suggested hotels is provided to plan your stay.

Contact Us

For any queries on Andhra Pradesh Energy Innovation Summit 2018, please write to us at info@andhraenergysummit.org

For any query on the pitch competition, please write to us at pitch@andhraenergysummit.org