Dissemination Workshop: Promoting the implementation of energy efficient technologies in India

Date: Vapi, Gujarat, India
Conference Proceeding

IGES, Japan, and The Energy and Resource Institute (TERI), India, organized a dissemination workshop on 18 December 2018 to promote the implementation of energy efficient technologies at Vapi Industries Association premises in Vapi, Gujarat as part of the activities under Japan-India Technology Matchmaking Platform (JITMAP). About 40 participants from the members of Vapi Industries Association attended the workshop.
Japan-India Technology Matchmaking Platform (JITMAP) was established in 2016 by IGES and TERI to promote low carbon technologies (LCTs) in India. The operation of JITMAP is funded by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan. This platform aims to facilitate business-to-business, business-to-policy and business-to-finance matchmaking between Japanese LCT suppliers and Indian companies willing to implement the technologies.
Vapi is a prominent industrial cluster in India with over 300 medium and large scale companies. Steam system and air compressors are commonly applicable technologies across different companies in Vapi. This workshop was organised to promote the implementation of energy efficient technologies across steam and compressed air systems, as well as, to introduce the suppliers of such technologies to the companies. The workshop received positive feedback from the companies and it was conducted back to back with walk-through survey of the steam processes in textile, and pulp and paper companies near Vapi and feasibility studies of compressed air systems in Gurgaon, Haryana.