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ISA, UNDP to launch pilot projects in 10 African member countries

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have announced the launch of the ISA’s first program, Scaling Solar Applications for Agriculture Use (SSAAU), in ten African ISA Member Countries: Benin, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mali, Niger, Republic of Sudan, Senegal, South Sudan, Togo, Tuvalu, and Uganda. The project will be carried out over the following two years, and ISA and UNDP have jointly secured $2 million in funding to support it.

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India will import solar power from Nepal

One of the main takeaways from Nepal’s Prime Minister’s three-day visit to India. The delegation level meetings between Indian Prime Minister and Nepalese Prime Minister resulted in several major decisions, including a rise in Indian firms’ participation in Nepal-based hydropower projects from here on.

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Germany ratifies the ISA agreement

Germany has provided the International Solar Alliance (ISA) with the instrument of admission, after ratifying the alliance agreement. The ISA’s membership was formerly limited to sun-belt countries between the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn. Later, the membership was opened for countries outside the tropics. The major objective of the alliance is to encourage efficient solar energy utilisation in order to reduce dependency on fossil fuels.

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