Ajay Mathur

ISA & ACI Tie-up for Deployment of Solar Across Airports Globally

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) and Airports Council International (ACI) have signed a memorandum of cooperation with an intent to increase the deployment of solar across airports globally. The aim is to make airports greener to help reduce airport emissions, improve air quality, and make them more sustainable. ISA and ACI will work together to […]

Read more

Bangladesh, ISA Agreement For Enhanced Solar Energy Use

The Bangladesh Government has announced the signing of an agreement with the International Solar Alliance (ISA) to increase the use of solar energy in the country. The agreement was signed between the ISA Director General Ajay Mathur and the Bangladesh Power Division Secretary Md. Habibur Rahman. The agreement is expected to be implemented by December […]

Read more

International Solar Alliance launches Solar X Grand Challenge in Africa

The International Solar Alliance has launched the SolarX Grand Challenge to spur African entrepreneurship and innovation at UNFCCC’s 27th Conference of Parties (COP27). SolarX Grand Challenge aims to catalyse and accelerate solar adoption by motivating innovators and researchers to add value and much-needed innovation and disruption in the solar sector. Under SolarX competition, 20 start-ups and innovators from […]

Read more

ISA Signs Pact With Japan’s JICA, JBIC & NEDO To Develop Solar Energy

The Embassy of Japan in India has announced that a ‘Memorandum of Cooperation’ was signed between the Government of Japan, Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) and the International Solar Alliance (ISA). According to the official statement, the pact was […]

Read more

ISA Fills The Gaps, With US as 101st Member, Tie-Up With Nordic Countries For Funding

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) has seen hectic activity at Glasgow, during the COP 26 summit. The latest announcements from the largest multilateral organisation in recent years is the induction of the United States as a member country, the 101st to do so. John Kerry U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate announced at the UNFCCC […]

Read more

ISA & Elsevier Launch New Solar Journal at COP26 Climate Conference

The International Solar Alliance (ISA), an inter-governmental treaty-based international organisation and Elsevier, a Netherlands-based publishing company specialising in scientific, technical, and medical content, have announced the launch of a new journal, Solar Compass. Solar Compass will be an open access journal, providing readers around the world with freely accessible articles. All its articles will be peer-reviewed […]

Read more

India, UK unveil 1st global initiative for interconnected solar grids at COP26

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson jointly launched a new flagship international initiative yesterday, at the COP26 World Leaders Summit, backed by over 80 countries, to dramatically accelerate the global transition to clean powered world. The International Solar Alliance (ISA), India Presidency of the ISA, and the UK COP Presidency […]

Read more

ISA to Provide Up to $50 k Grant to 11 Countries for Solar Projects

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) will provide a grant of up to USD 50,000 to Least Developed Countries (LDC) and Small Island Developing States (SID) member countries to undertake Demonstration Solar projects. The Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) of 11 ISA member countries from this cohort – Comoros, Ethiopia, Fiji, Guyana, Jamaica, Kiribati, Malawi, Senegal, Togo, […]

Read more

ISA and Bloomberg Philanthropies In Partnership for $1 Trillion Target

Bloomberg Philanthropies and the International Solar Alliance (ISA) have partnered to mobilise $1 trillion in global investments for solar energy across ISA’s member countries. The two organizations will kick off the partnership by working with World Resources Institute (WRI) to develop a Solar Investment Action Agenda and a Solar Investment Roadmap, which will be launched at COP26 and in […]

Read more