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  • World Solar Technology Summit to see 26,000 participants from 149 nations Sep 07, 2020 06:33 PM IST

    World Solar Technology Summit to see 26,000 participants from 149 nations

    An international journal on solar technology will also be launched on the occasion. The first World Solar Technology Summit (WSTS) is being organised by the International Solar Alliance (ISA).

  • Opinion | Climate change is making us pay the punitive damages we owe the planet Nov 29, 2018 11:55 AM IST

    Opinion | Climate change is making us pay the punitive damages we owe the planet

    Renewable energy is a big cog in this technological miracle that we hope will pull us out of the climate change quicksand. But it does not come without its set of conditions

  • Opinion | Solar alliance can match OPEC only if ground rules are modified Oct 10, 2018 08:01 AM IST

    Opinion | Solar alliance can match OPEC only if ground rules are modified

    If India has to become a major force in the solar power space, it must first begin to deregulate the power generation and power distribution sectors even further.

  • India set to join European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Jun 18, 2018 06:10 PM IST

    India set to join European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

    India joins The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in the first-of-its-kind conference.

  • PM Modi invites Kazakhstan to join International Solar Alliance Jun 10, 2018 01:59 PM IST

    PM Modi invites Kazakhstan to join International Solar Alliance

    PM Modi invited the Kazakhstan president to join the International Solar Alliance (ISA), to work for efficient exploitation of solar energy to reduce dependence on fossil fuels.

  • US applauds India on International Solar Alliance Mar 13, 2018 08:24 AM IST

    US applauds India on International Solar Alliance

    The ISA is a treaty based inter-governmental alliance of 121 sunshine-rich countries that lie fully or partially between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. Their adoption of solar energy is expected to help reduce the use of fossil fuels and combat climate change.

  • India ranks 4th globally in wind power installation: Survey Feb 01, 2017 06:50 AM IST

    India ranks 4th globally in wind power installation: Survey

    With the legal framework in place for the International Solar Alliance (ISA), the brainchild of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and launched during the UN climate summit in Paris, ISA will be a "major" international body headquartered in India, it added.

  • Committed to promote International Solar Alliance, says Goyal Oct 07, 2016 09:28 AM IST

    Committed to promote International Solar Alliance, says Goyal

    Speaking at the 'SWITCH' Electrical Show here, Goyal said, "an idea then, ISA has now transformed into a movement with countries and global agencies endorsing this initiative of Indian government to promote solar energy in the countries that are rich in solar resources."

  • WB chief meets PM, promises support to sustainable development Jun 30, 2016 03:54 PM IST

    WB chief meets PM, promises support to sustainable development

    Kim, during a meeting with Modi here, appreciated India's "rapid progress" in improving the ease of doing business, especially in the area of logistics, a PMO statement said.

  • World Bank commits $1 bn for solar projects in India Jun 30, 2016 02:26 PM IST

    World Bank commits $1 bn for solar projects in India

    Multi-lateral lender World Bank today announced funding support of USD 1 billion for expansion of solar power capacity in India. It also signed an agreement with the International Solar Alliance (ISA), consisting of 121 countries led by India.

  • India's installed solar capacity reached 6,000 MW in 6 years May 26, 2016 01:08 PM IST

    India's installed solar capacity reached 6,000 MW in 6 years

    Kolkata-headquartered Vikram Solar believes the government's ambitious International Solar Alliance (ISA) reflects India's strong commitment towards the sector.

  • US welcomes India's ISA initiative on solar energy Dec 03, 2015 09:41 AM IST

    US welcomes India's ISA initiative on solar energy

    "There is an initiative led by India and announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which we welcome and joined into, in which we joined a hundred other countries in a new International Solar Alliance (ISA) in order to expand the use and development of solar energy in every corner of the globe," Secretary of State John Kerry said in Brussels.

  • India to give $30 mn for global solar energy generation Dec 01, 2015 09:42 PM IST

    India to give $30 mn for global solar energy generation

    The International Solar Alliance was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with French President Francois Hollande on Monday on the sidelines of the 195-nation United Nations climate summit here to tackle climate change.

  • 'Solar Alliance shows India's leadership in clean energy' Dec 01, 2015 11:21 AM IST

    'Solar Alliance shows India's leadership in clean energy'

    Launching the alliance in Paris, Modi and Hollande invited over 100 solar-rich countries to facilitate widespread implementation of solar projects and infrastructure.

  • PM Modi leaves for New Delhi after attending Paris summit Dec 01, 2015 07:49 AM IST

    PM Modi leaves for New Delhi after attending Paris summit

    Modi, who had a packed schedule during his stay here, also met US President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the climate conference and held a bilateral meeting with Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe.

  • PM, Hollande jointly launch solar alliance Dec 01, 2015 07:48 AM IST

    PM, Hollande jointly launch solar alliance

    Modi also announced that India will host the initiative in the premises of the National Institute of Solar Energy in Gurgaon, Haryana. He said that India will provide land and contribute about USD 30 million to build the Secretariat infrastructure of the initiative and support its operation for the next five years.

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