Dr. Martin Lux is heading the energy team of KFW Development Bank India office since August 2020. He has been working for KfW since 2010. Before coming to India, he was a sector economist for climate finance and climate mainstreaming since 2016. He has more than 25 years of experience in climate mitigation and adaptation, energy, governance, practical forestry, and environmental and natural resources management. Apart from Germany he has lived and worked in Costa Rica, Venezuela, Indonesia, Guatemala, Bolivia, Ghana and India.
He studied forestry (M.Sc.) with specialization in ecology and silviculture and business administration (MBA) with specialization in development economics and wrote his PhD thesis on natural resource management and sustainable regional development in Venezuela.
11:50 am - 01:15 pm
Panel: Policy and Market Outlook - Sprinting to the 100GW Finish Line
India's revised targets for solar installed capacity was 100 GW by 2022. As against that, the installed capacity stood at about 54 GW at the end of March 2022. The Government of India had announced in the parliament in November 2021 that solar generation projects totalling 107 GW are either installed or in various stages of implementation or tendering. In this session, we focus on how the central and state level policies can turbo-charge the growth of solar installation.
The topics will include