International Solar Alliance

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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Clean Energy Flunks The Easy Financing Test

For a Sector that requires one of the largest sustained funding requirements in decades, financing for clean energy investments in India has had a rocky ride. The three year lock-in for developers is the most recent obstacle. Bankability. That’s a word that is highlighted proudly across the solar chain, and whose value can never be […]

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Two New Countries Ink ISA Framework Pact; Membership Surges to 83

Speaking at the event, Co-President ISA and the French Minister for ecological and inclusive transition, Brune Poirson thanked India for its leadership in the field of solar energy. The two new countries, Eritrea and Saint Kittis and Nevis, have now become the member of International Solar Alliance (ISA) after signing the framework agreement on Thursday. […]

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MNRE Hosts 2nd Assembly of ISA in New Delhi

The said Assembly meet is significant as it is the supreme decision making body of ISA, which provides directions on various administrative, financial and programme related issues. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is hosting the second Assembly of Gurugram-headquartered International Solar Alliance (ISA) on Thursday in New Delhi. However, the member consultation […]

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Botswana Becomes Member of International Solar Alliance

On the occasion, IIPA also inked the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the ISA for capacity-building of its member countries in the area of climate change adaptation and mitigation under ITEC-programme of Ministry of External Affairs. South African country Botswana has become the member of the India-headquartered International Solar Alliance (ISA) after signing the ISA […]

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