At the event, Francisco J Sanchez, US Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade, said that there will be an abundance of job opportunities if India and the US work as partners.The third edition of India's premier solar energy focussed event, SOLARCON India 2011, organised by SEMI India and certified by the US Department of Commerce was held at Hyderabad. It featured an exclusive US Pavilion with 14 leading US companies participating. Francisco J Sanchez, Undersecretary for Commerce for International Trade, US Department of Commerce, was chief guest and Dr J Gururaja, Member, SEMI India PV Advisory Committee and former advisor to the MNES and Jim Brown, President, Utility Systems Business Group, First Solar, were also present at the inauguration ceremony along with Dr Bharat Bhargava, Director, PV, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE).At the three-day conference themed 'Charting India's roadmap to solar leadership' Translating potential into reality', Francisco J Sanchez, the US Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade said, "There are many opportunities in the Indian solar PV industry. The solar sector has boomed and brought triple border line gains. It has created many jobs and annually increased by 15 per cent. India is spending $19 billion by 2022 to produce 20 GW of solar energy. There will be a lot of engineers, manufacturers, etc., who can monitor and contribute to the growth of the industry. There will be an abundance of job opportunities if India and the US work as partners. It will lead to clean energy and a cleaner environment and mitigation of climate change. The Department of Commerce has invested millions in clean energy. We do it for our friendship and the common bonds that we share. Some of the obstacles include repositioning for success where companies indulge in unfair trade practices. When the market is open for competition it creates thousands of jobs and the market is growing quickly and helping many. It is all about chance and choice. We have a chance to build a great industry. We need to work together in partnership and share value. We will work together for the good of India and its consumers."Indian power market landscapeThe demand for power is growing quickly in India, owing to the economic development, and is translating to a wide range of growth opportunities within all segments of the power sector. On the first day of the conference most of the speakers opined that India's power generating capacity will reach around 750-900 GW by 2030. Francisco J Sanchez said "India needs 150 GW of additional power generating capacity over the next five years."The latest research and analysis by GlobalData, a premium market and business intelligence firm, estimates India's power generating the capacity to be around 426.3 GW by 2020 rising from 171.4 GW in 2010 at a forecast CAGR of 9.5 per cent between 2010 and 2020.Need for renewable powerDr Bharat Bhargava, MNRE, in his inaugural keynote opined that India has the following energy challenges:
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