International Solar Alliance: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

International Solar Alliance: Solar Awards presented for the first time

The third assembly of International Solar Alliance was held between October 14, 2020 and October 16, 2020. The assembly was held in virtual mode. Highlights During the assembly, the World Resource Institute report was presented. The report identified sources of funds, constraints and opportunities to scale up solar investments. The ISA is working with the ..

PV Edge 2020 organised by NITI Aayog

On October 6, 2020, NITI Aayog, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and Invest India will organise a Global symposium called the “India PV Edge 2020”. Highlights The summit aims to unveil and promote cutting edge technologies in solar manufacturing in India. India has set an ambitious target of achieving 450 GW of renewable energy ..

Five PSUs of India to join International Solar Alliance Coalition

Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan announced, during the inaugural speech at the first World Solar Technology Summit held on September 8, 2020, that five Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) will join the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Coalition for Sustainable Climate Action by contributing to the corpus fund of ISA. Key Points The PSUs which ..

First World Solar Technology Summit (WSTS) of ISA to be held

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) is going to organise the first World Solar Technology Summit (WSTS) on September 8, 2020. In the virtual summit, around 26,000 participants have registered from 149 countries. The summit will focus on bringing the light on affordable and sustainable clean energy. Key Facts The summit will focus on, Global Session ..

India’s Line of Credit to Guinea for water and energy projects

On December 5th, the Indian government announced an extension of line of credit (LoC) to Guinea for 2 solar power projects. The Republic of Guinea is a country in Western Africa with its capital at Conarky. Only this year the Indian state had opened an embassy at Conarky. The LoC will also fund a water ..