You are here

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...

Read more..

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...

Read more..

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...

Read more..

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...

Read more..

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...

Read more..

French minister visiting India to co-host second ISA assembly

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 30, 2019

French Deputy Minister for Ecological and Inclusive Transition Brune Poirson is visiting India to co-preside over the second Assembly of the International Solar Alliance here on Thursday. Poirson, who is on a three-day India visit from Wednesday, will co-president the ISA...

Read more..

IIPA signs MoU with ISA for capacity building of member countries

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 22, 2019

The Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA) has signed an MoU with International Solar Alliance (ISA) for capacity building of its member countries. The institute is already engaged in capacity building of many countries in the area of climate change adaptation and...

Read more..

MP invites bids for 10.8 Megawatt rooftop solar power projects

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 18, 2019

New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (MPUVNL) has invited bids for setting up rooftop solar Photo Voltaic projects of 10.8 Megawatt (Mw) capacity for industries located near Bhopal. As part of the tender, 164 industrial beneficiaries will procure solar power under...

Read more..

With help from West Asia, ISA to reach 100 countries mark at second general assembly

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 11, 2019

In the run-up to the second general assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) to be held in New Delhi from 30 October—2 November, the first treaty-based international government organization headquartered in India has stepped up efforts to sign up two-dozen new...

Read more..

India seeks to be a leader in the Climate Change Action

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 9, 2019

India seeks to be a leader in the Climate Change Action, as manifested by its initiatives towards reducing fossil fuel dependency and emissions, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said here on Monday, adding that New Delhi would not limit these efforts to its own soil...

Read more..