Australia’s largest Clean Energy Delegation visits India to explore partnerships with India

Australia showcases its clean energy capabilities to assist Indian companies on their path to net zero.

Australia’s largest Clean Energy Delegation visits India to explore partnerships with India

Mumbai: A 60-member Australian Clean Energy delegation visited New Delhi and Mumbai between 1 – 5 July 2024 as a part of the Australia India Business Exchange (AIBX) program.

The delegation visit was organised by the Australian Government in partnership with Investment NSW and Investment & Trade Western Australia. The Australian delegation featured a cross-section of Australian companies across the solar, energy storage, hydrogen, circular economy, research institutions, consultancy, EVs, energy manufacturing, critical minerals, and smart grid.

A 60-member delegation representing 40 Australian companies showcased their products and solutions at the India Energy Storage Week (IESW) 2024, New Delhi organised by the India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA), India’s peak industry body for energy storage and visited Mumbai to explore collaboration opportunities with Indian renewable energy companies. During their visit to New Delhi, the delegation participated at the IESW 2024 exhibition held between 1- 2 July 2024 and showcased their products at the Australia pavilion put together by the Australian Government in partnership with Investment NSW and Invest & Trade Western Australia. Australia participated as a Country partner at the IESW 2024 exhibition.

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Key highlights

1. Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) launched its Clean Energy Equipment, Technology and Services Capability Directory at the IESW 2024 event. The directory offers an overview of Australian innovation, products and services across solar; wave; wind; energy storage, grids and behind the meter; carbon capture, utilisation and storage and Bioenergy & energy from waste.

2. Australia’s sustainable energy solutions provider EVOS Energy launched its Advanced EV Charger to enhance sustainable mobility at the IESW 2024 event.

3. Western Australian Government unveiled the refreshed Western Australia’s Battery and Critical Minerals Strategy 2024 – 2030 at the IESW 2024 event. The strategy report outlines Western Australia’s vision to capture additional value onshore, with focus on processing and manufacturing higher-value materials and products.

4. Powering Australia and the Indian Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to build on the existing relationship between the two organisations which have worked collaboratively over the last two years on areas of common interest related to battery energy storage. Australia is deeply committed to transitioning to a sustainable and clean energy future and have made significant strides in renewable energy, particularly in solar and wind power and are pioneers in energy storage technology.

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Speaking about the Australian delegation visit, Ms Denise Eaton, Trade and Investment Commissioner, Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade), said, "The Australian delegation visit reiterates that Australia is a powerhouse of renewable energy tech development and delivery and the industry is actively looking to partner with Indian businesses to achieve their net zero goals. Globally, Australia enjoys an enviable reputation as a trusted and reliable energy partner. Australia is working to maintain international trade relationships and continuously strengthen our clean energy capabilities as we, and the world, transition from unabated fossil fuels to clean energy sources".

The Australian Trade and Investment Commission is available to facilitate the development of business linkages in the clean energy sector between Australia and India.

About The Australian Trade and Investment Commission

The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) is the Australian Government’s international trade promotion and investment attraction agency. We deliver quality trade and investment services to businesses to grow Australia’s prosperity. We do this by generating and providing market information and insights, promoting Australian capability, and facilitating connections through our extensive global network.

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