PM Modi Inaugurates First Session of International Solar Alliance
PM Modi invited all members of the United Nations to cooperate for solar energy conservation.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, 2 October, inaugurated the first assembly session of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) in the presence of United Nations General Secretary António Guterres in New Delhi.
Addressing representatives of 40 nations present in the assembly, PM Modi invited all members of the United Nations to cooperate for solar energy conservation.
“I believe the role OPEC is playing today, will be played by International Solar Alliance in time to come as far as world’s energy requirement are concerned. Role being played by oil wells today will one day be played by sun rays,” said PM Modi.
The event will also marked the inauguration of the second Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Renewable Energy Ministerial meeting, and the Second Global RE-Invest, Renewable Energy Investors’ Meet and Expo.
According to AIR, the second RE-INVEST aims at accelerating the worldwide effort to scale up renewable energy and connect the global investment community with Indian energy stakeholders.
It will include a three-day conference on renewables, cleantech and future energy choices, and an Expo of renewable-related manufacturers, developers, investors and innovators, AIR reported.
Over 600 global industry leaders, and 10,000 delegates will participate in the event.
(With inputs from AIR)
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