RE-Invest 2015: Michael Bloomberg urges investors to invest in clean energy market

The RE-Invest between 15-17 February in New Delhi has been organised by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.

Updated: Feb 16, 2015, 15:53 PM IST

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Cities & Climate Change Michael R. Bloomberg on Monday urged “India’s private sector and foreign investors to continue developing and investing in the clean energy market which create knowledge-intensive jobs and support the nation’s goals.”

Bloomberg, who is in India to attend the Renewable Energy Global Investors Meet & Expo (RE-Invest) also applauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for “confronting climate change” which “goes hand-in-hand with smart economic growth."

The RE-Invest between 15-17 February in New Delhi has been organised by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. The central theme of RE-Invest is to attract large scale investments for the renewable energy sector in India.

The government has exuded confidence that the first renewable energy global investors' meet will play a major role in taking India to international standards. Government is also optimistic that the conference will usher in green and clean and energy secure India.