India-Japan to Work Together for Energy Security, Energy Access and Climate Change Issues

During the meeting, both the countries agreed to initiate the discussion towards development of Electric Vehicles (EVs) by collaborating with “Policy dialogue on next generation/ zero emission vehicles”.

Indo-Japan Civil Nuclear Pact
India and Japan have agreed on further strengthening of bilateral energy cooperation for energy development of both countries, and also contributing to worldwide energy security, energy access and climate change issues during the 9th India-Japan Energy Dialogue held in New Delhi.

The Minister of State(IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, RK Singh, and Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) Hiroshige Seko has signed a joint statement at the conclusion of the meeting.

During the meeting, both the countries agreed to initiate the discussion towards development of Electric Vehicles (EVs) by collaborating with “Policy dialogue on next generation/ zero emission vehicles”.

Also, the two countries have reiterated the continued importance of coal-based electricity generation in the energy mix in both the countries and also agreed to promote the cooperation on environmental measures for coal-fired power plants.

Meanwhile, India and Japan has further confirmed their commitment to work together in promoting well-functioning energy markets and affirmed to promote transparent and diversified Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) market via the relaxation of destination clause.

Manu Tayal

Manu Tayal

Manu is an Associate Editor at Saur Energy International where she writes and edits clean & green energy news, featured articles and interview industry veterans with a special focus on solar, wind and financial segments.

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