"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 05-06 February 2019 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

Renewable Energy

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

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

Energy Efficiency

Technological advancements to make appliances and personal/collective spaces smarter


Exploring exciting technological developments in the electric vehicles space


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

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

Tuesday, 5th February

09:30 am - 12:15 pm

Inauguration by the Energy Minister and Keynote speeches

12:20 pm - 01:30 pm

Innovations in Conventional Energy | Panel

01:30 - 02:30 pm

Lunch and networking

02:30 - 03:40 pm

Serving Energy Demand Through Renewables | Panel

03:45 - 04:45 pm

Pitch competition – Part 1

02:30 - 04:30 pm

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

04:45 - 05:00 pm


05:00 - 06:15 pm

Grids Of The Future and DISCOM Sustainability | Panel

06:30 - 07:30 pm

Pitch competition – Part 2

07:30 pm onwards

Networking Dinner

Wednesday, 6th February

08:30 - 09:30 am

B’fast with Energy Minister and Principal Secretary (invitation only)

09:45 - 11:00 am

Smart spaces and energy efficiency | Panel

11:15am - 12:30 pm

Riding Electric: Road to Electric Vehicles | panel

10:00 - 12:30 pm

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

12:30 - 02:00 pm

Lunch hosted by Hon’ble CM (invitation only)

02:00 - 03:30 pm

Keynote speeches by Energy Sector Leaders and Announcement of Pitch Competition Winners

03:30 - 05:30pm

Summit Recap, Felicitation and Valedictory address by Hon’ble CM

        Pitch Competition
        Panel Discussion
        Work Shop
        CM's Participation




Government of Andhra Pradesh

New & Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Ltd

Anchor Partner

The Energy and Resources Institute

Organizing Partners

Confederation of Indian Industry

Indian Chamber of Commerce

Knowledge partner

Dalberg Advisors

Venue and Info

The Andhra Pradesh Energy Inovation Summit 2019 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 2019, please write to us at info@andhraenergysummit.org

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