International Solar Alliance

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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The Role of Solar PV in an Urban Heat Action Plan

By: Mohua Mukherjee The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has established that the frequency and severity of heatwaves, and a resultant high number of preventable deaths due to heat-stroke, have risen significantly in India over the last three decades.In India this summer of 2019, the IMD has already reported heat waves across Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Madhya […]

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International Solar Alliance Expands With Hungary

After Haiti, Hungary announces to join the International Solar Alliance (ISA) during Jaishankar’s visit to the country. Hungary may be followed by 3 more central European countries which are a part of V4 Hungary has announced to join the International Solar Alliance during Indian foreign minister visit to the Visegrad group. During the visit, the […]

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Palau Becomes 76th Nation to Join the International Solar Alliance

Palau, an archipelago of over 500 islands in Oceania, has become the 76th signatory country to join the International Solar Alliance. “President of the Republic of Palau H.E. Tommy E. Remengesau, Jr. signed the Framework Agreement of the International Solar Alliance today at @IndiaUNNewYork. Palau becomes the 76th signatory country. Indian Embassy, Manila is working […]

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ISA Invites Stakeholders for Consultation Meeting on Free Training Prog for Technicians

The motive behind the program is to provide training & placement to technicians in the field of solar energy to support the ISA programs such as – scaling solar applications for agriculture use; scaling solar mini grids; scaling rooftop solar. India-led International Solar Alliance (ISA) is mulling to develop a free training & placement project […]

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Can a change in government make an impact on the solar sector?

With the 17th Lok Sabha Elections taking centre stage since April, this is the question that really matters for anyone in the solar sector. We speak to 3 industry experts to give you a perspective. Animesh Damani, Managing Partner, Artha Energy Resources “We strongly believe that commitment, focus and execution of the incumbent regime towards […]

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