Visiting Thought Leaders from the Energy and Environment Sectors
Mark Tercek - president and chief executive officer of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) discusses the business case for investing in nature by arguing that economic growth and environmental stewardship aren’t mutually exclusive.
Charles Hendry - MP, discusses the UK’s Renewable Energy Directive and Department of Energy & Climate Change’s initiatives to attract investment, keep energy bills low and secure a mix of low-carbon energy sources that include renewables, nuclear, carbon capture and storage and natural gas.
Sumant Sinha - CEO of ReNew Power, discusses India’s goal to scale-up renewable energy to 15 percent of the total energy mix by 2020. Promoting the growth of renewables in India will help address issues such as universal access to electricity and intermittency in power delivery.