Bangalore, Nov 12: The Fourth Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation Task Force (REDGTF) meeting of Asia Pacific Partnership on Clean Development on Climate (APPCDC) will begin here today. The meeting is being hosted by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.
During the five-day meeting, field visits to the premises of Indian Institute of Science and TATA BP Solar will also be organised.
India"s hosting of this event reflects its keen interest to foster active cooperation with the other member countries in new and renewable energy technologies.
The partnership holds a great promise for developing futuristic energy technologies which will not only address the energy security issue but also the environmental concerns due to greenhouse gas emissions.
Representatives from the member countries - India, Australia, China, Japan, South Korea, the USA and Canada will take part in it.
Besides them, academicians, representatives from finance, research and industry will also participate in this meeting.
Canada has joined the partnership during the recently held Ministerial meeting in last October at New Delhi.