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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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India, Bahrain sign agreements in solar energy, space tech, culture exchange

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 26, 2019

India and Bahrain on Saturday agreed to collaborate in the areas of space technology, solar energy and culture exchange as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held comprehensive talks with his Bahraini...

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At solar alliance summit, Delhi to propose global power grid

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 23, 2019

India plans to help set up a global electricity grid that may initially aim to link countries such as Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam with the sub-continent as part of an evolving...

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