International Solar Alliance

ISA, MNRE & World Bank Conduct Workshop for ‘OSOWOG’

The International Solar Alliance (ISA), the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) of India, and the World Bank organized a two-day strategic initiation workshop on ‘One Sun One World One Grid’ (OSOWOG). All the implementation partners came together and presented their roadmap for OSOWOG in that workshop which has set up the first milestone […]

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India and the EU Commit to Energy Connectivity Partnership

Last Saturday, India and the European Union agreed to bring the EU-India Roadmap 2025 in action and foster new synergies to jointly contribute to a safer, greener, cleaner, more digital, resilient and stable world. The day saw two key events- ‘India-EU Leader’s Meeting’ and ‘India-EU Business Roundtable’- being held simultaneously so that alliances in climate, […]

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ISA’s Special Assembly Elects Dr. Ajay Mathur As New Director General

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) has announced Dr. Ajay Mathur as its new Director General following his election at the first special assembly, which was held virtually. A confederacy of 73 member countries, ISA was established in late 2015 to facilitate the demand for and use of safe, sustainable, and affordable solar energy for all. […]

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Africa To Get Its Fair Share Solar Power Soon- Report

  The 2020  Intersolar Africa Market Report 2020,  produced by Intersolar Europe in association with BSW solar (Germany) and Becquerel Institute, points to the huge potential across the African continent, and some new opportunities for solar in Africa.   Africa, the continent with a population equal to India and total area of over nine times India, […]

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ISA Is Looking to Hire For Key Roles, with Joining ” As Soon As Possible”

The International Solar Alliance (ISA), which organised the First Word Solar Technology Summit early in September, seems to be moving on some big plans finally. The alliance website  has listed some interesting job openings with an October deadline to apply. These include a Director level role for Human Resources and Coordination, besides a Director-Technology and […]

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ISA to be Implementing Agency for ‘One Sun One World One Grid’ Initiative

It has now been decided that the ISA will be the implementing agency for carrying out all the activities of the ‘One Sun One World One Grid’ initiative. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced that regarding its Request for Proposals (RfP) for developing a Long Term Vision, Implementation Plan, Road Map […]

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Solar Tech On Horizon For Self-Charging Cars To Energy-Sufficient Buildings

From self-charging cars to buildings that are self-sufficient in energy, solar power is set to transform the traditional use of energy in the not too distant future. In a session titled “Solar Beyond The Power Sector,” participants at the International Solar Alliance’s First World Solar Technology conference brainstormed over the many unconventional uses of the sun’s […]

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First World Solar Technology Summit Kicks Off Today

The ISA (International Solar Alliance) organised first World Solar Technology Summit will start off today. The event, which has taken a virtual avatar due to the Covid pandemic, will be managed out of Delhi. Over 26,000 ‘participants’ from 149 countries had registered for the summit till yesterday. A key highlight is the launch of an […]

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Solar Rooftop: Over to the States

The Missing Player Rooftop Solar. Right up till 2014, when India shifted gears in solar with an ambitious new target and a new focus on utility scale solar, solar usually meant rooftop solar, or even solar water heaters and other distributed solar products. And this was not because we had a lot of rooftop solar […]

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