India to influence global energy markets: IEA


New Delhi: India will turn a global player in the energy market during the next 25 years, exerting its influence on its various aspects, including renewable energy and energy efficiency, International Energy Agency’s (IEA) deputy executive director Paul Simons said.

“IEA sees India as the global player for the next 25 years in energy. They will have impact on everything that is done whether it is oil, gas renewables or energy efficiency. What is done here in India affects the global environment,” said Simons at the Future of Electricity conference organized byMint and General Electric Co. on Tuesday. “Renewables and high-efficiency technologies will be critical to success. There is a tremendous amount of entrepreneurial talent in this country as well as abroad in partnerships. That will need to be harvested,” he added.

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