event 11 Mar 2018 time 15:42 13 Mar 2018 time 15:44

World Utility Summit // The Changing World of Utilities

"Empowering electricity, water and food security" is one of the key topics of this year's World Utility Summit, taking place 11-13 March 2018 in Delhi, India. The global community is well aware of food, energy and water challenges, but has so far addressed them in isolation, within sectoral boundaries.

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A comprehensive approach to sectoral management, through enhanced communication, collaboration and coordination, is needed to ensure optimization that co-benefits and trade-offs are considered and the appropriate safeguards are put in place.

Other key topics will be:

  • Harmonizing the regulatory frame work for utilities
  • Racing with technologies
  • Impact of environmental regulation on Utility business
  • Convergence of Utility business
  • Transportation electrification, storage and renewable energy integration nexus

Where and when


11-13 March 2018

Programme (Nexus-relevant parts only)

11 Mar 2018, 11:15-12:45
Empowering electricity, water and food security


Mr. Philippe Joubert, Executive Chairman – Global Electricity Initiative, France


Panel Speakers:

  • Ms. Jennifer Layke, Global Director – Energy Program, World Resource Institute, USA
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Robert Holländer, Professor of Environmental Technology and Environmental Management – University of Leipzig, Germany
  • Dr. Shilp Varma, Consulting Researcher – International Water Management Institute, India
  • Dr. Vaibhav Chaturvedi, Research Fellow – Council on Energy, Environment and Water, India
  • Mr. Elad Shaviv, CEO – Israeli Smart Energy Association, Israel


  • Mr. Mohinder Gulati, Former Chief Operating Officer, Sustainable Energy for All (UN) and former Adviser, Energy – World Bank

More Information

Conference website

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