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India and France re-elected as President and Co- President of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) at the third assembly of the ISA

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 15, 2020

The Third Assembly of the International Solar Alliance has been attended by 34 ISA Members ministers. 53 Member countries and 5 Signatory and Prospective Member...

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India's focus on renewable sector to ensure energy security, combat climate change: Suresh Prabhu

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 1, 2020

India's focus on renewable segments like solar, wind and hydro power will not only ensure energy security but also address environmental concerns, former union minister Suresh Prabhu said on...

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India aims for half of state-run fuel stations to be solar-powered in five years

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 9, 2020

NEW DELHI: India aims for 50% of fuel stations owned by public sector oil companies to be operated by solar power within five years under the government's green energy drive, its oil minister said on Tuesday. Dharmendra Pradhan said India's three state-backed fuel retailers...

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India to have 220 GW renewable energy capacity by 2022: PM Modi

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 9, 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi exuded confidence that India will increase its existing clean energy capacity of 134 GW to 220 GW by 2022 and stressed on reducing tariffs further through technological advancements. The Prime Minister was earlier expected to deliver the inaugural...

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Five Petroleum and Gas sector PSUs to join International Solar Alliance: Dharmendra Pradhan

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 9, 2020

New Delhi : Five Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) under Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry will be joining International Solar Alliance (ISA)'s Coalition for Sustainable Climate Action (ISA-CSCA) as Corporate Partners and will be contributing to ISA's Corpus Fund, said...

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India steps on the gas to set up World Solar Bank, may take up 30% equity

By : Sustainability ..., May 28, 2020

India is looking to expedite the International Solar Alliance’ (ISA) playbook of setting up a World Solar Bank (WSB), that may require a total equity capital of $10 billion and a paid-up capital of $2 billion, said two people aware of the development. The plan being explored...

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India invites bid for One Sun One World One Grid to take on China’s Belt and Road Initiative

By : Sustainability ..., May 28, 2020

India has moved ahead with threading-the-needle for an ambitious global electricity grid, with the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government on Tuesday calling for bids to roll-out the “One Sun One World One Grid" (OSOWOG) plan. The pre-bid meeting called on 5 June by...

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COP 25: India calls for speedier expansion of international solar alliance

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 10, 2019

More countries should join the International Solar Alliance (ISA) to reduce dependence on fossil fuels to meet growing energy requirements, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said in Madrid on Monday. Speaking at a ministerial plenary on the sidelines of the 25th...

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India signs LOCs in water supply, solar projects with Guinea

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 6, 2019

India on Thursday extended Line of Credits for one water supply and two solar projects in Guinea. The agreements were exchanged in the presence of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Guinean counterpart Mamadi Toure. "Pleasure to receive Foreign Minister of Guinea...

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Two more nations ink ISA Framework Agreement; membership rises to 83

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 1, 2019

Two new countries Eritrea and Saint Kittis and Nevis have signed the International Solar Alliance's (ISA) Framework Agreement at its second Assembly in the national capital on Thursday, taking the membership strength of the body to 83, according to an official statement. The...

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