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Committed to promote International Solar Alliance: Goyal

Committed to promote International Solar Alliance: Goyal


Terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s International Solar Alliance ISA initiative as a unique implementation-focused alliancenbsp;Union Power Minister Piyush Goyalnbsp;on Thursday said the 3P model of partnerships programmes and planning will be the key to achieve this.

Speaking at the ‘SWITCH’ Electrical Show here Goyal said quot;an idea then ISA has now transformed into a movement with countries and global agencies endorsing this initiative of Indian government to promote solar energy in the countries that are rich in solar resources.quot;nbsp;

He said the 3Ps model of partnerships programmes and planning would be key in achieving the ISA goal.

quot;It is encouraging to know that United Nations Development Programme and World Bank are already exploring synergies with ISA to deepen strategic co-operation in solar energy and establishing robust knowledge management systemsquot; Goyal said.

Last year the World Bank signed an agreement with the ISA at the Paris climate summit to mobilise 1 trillion in investments in the solar sector by 2030.

quot;We are committed to promote ISA and we believe that the interested parties need to come together to share ideas best practises knowledge technology and resources towards a global low carbon transitionquot; said the minister.

Goyal pointed out that achieving the objective of ISA requires the establishment of a strong knowledge-sharing platform to locate and popularise each small and large stride already being taken in each and every unidentified corner s of the world.