International Solar Alliance (ISA) Current Affairs, GK & News

India assisted projects in Mauritius

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently launched series of projects in Mauritius. India is to assist the neighbour in implementing these projects. The projects were launched virtually by PM Modi and his Mauritian counterpart Pravind Jugnauth. About the Projects Civil Service College 8 MW Solar Photo Voltaic Farm. This was launched on the side lines of ..

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UNGA grants Observer Status to International Solar Alliance

On December 9, 2021, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has granted Observer Status to International Solar Alliance (ISA). Key Points It is a historic decision and ISA has become an example of positive global climate action through partnerships in order to benefit global energy growth & development. Fourth General Assembly of ISA The fourth general assembly ..

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US joins International Solar Alliance as a member country

United States of America (USA) became the 101st member country to join International Solar Alliance (ISA). Key Facts USA joined ISA as member country to accelerate the global adoption of solar energy. This announcement was made at UNFCCC COP26 on November 10, 2021. Now, USA will catalyse global energy transition through solar-led approach. International Solar ..

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OSOWOG – One Sun One World One Grid group- Key Facts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for ‘One Sun, One World, One Grid’ on November 2, 2021 for improving the viability of solar power. Key Points On the occasion, he also announced that India’s space agency, ISRO will provide a calculator to the world soon, that can measure solar energy potential of any region. ‘One Sun, ..

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Fourth general assembly of International Solar Alliance (ISA)

Fourth general assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) was held virtually between October 18 to October 21, 2021. Highlights Assembly was presided by Union Minister of power, new & renewable energy, R.K. Singh and President of ISA Assembly. 108 countries participated in the ISA Assembly, including 34 observer & prospective countries and 74 Member ..

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India-Israel to resume negotiations on FTA

India and Israel have agreed to resume the negotiations on Free Trade Agreement (FTA) from November 2021. Aim of FTA Both the countries will negotiate on FTA with the aim of concluding long-pending deal by June 2022. Discussions regarding FTA have been going on between India and Israel for more than a decade. However, for ..

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