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Greece Joined International Solar Alliance

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 27, Jun 2021
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The agreement was signed during External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar's visit to Greece.

About International Solar Alliance (ISA)

  • The ISA is an initiative that was launched by the Prime Minister of India and the President of France on 30 November 2015 at Paris
  • The overarching objective of the ISA is to collectively address key common challenges to the scaling up of solar energy in ISA member countries

The interests and objectives of the ISA are as follows:

  • To collectively address key common challenges to scale up solar energy applications in line with their needs
  • Reduce the cost of finance to increase investments in solar energy in member countries by promoting innovative financial mechanisms and mobilizing finance from Institutions
  • Scale up applications of solar technologies in member countries
  • Facilitate collaborative research and development (R&D) activities in solar energy technologies among member countries.
  • Promote a common cyber platform for networking, cooperation and exchange of ideas among member countries