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The International Solar Alliance (ISA) is an initiative launched by France and India during the Paris Climate Change Conference in December 2015.
In January 2016, President Hollande of France and Prime Minister Modi of India took part in a "foundation laying ceremony" of the ISA. The French government is supporting ISA projects with the provision of 30 million Euros in 2016.
The ISA has has headquarters located in Gurgaon.
This article is a work-in-progress as the ISA initiative becomes better known and its actions are realised.
Purpose of the ISA[edit | edit source]
The aim of the ISA is to be one way of meeting the Paris Agreement goals. It is intended to be used by countries which experience high levels of sunshine, enabling them to work together through the ISA to find improvements for harnessing the power of the sunshine. The ISA is intended to promote cooperative efforts in research, development, financing, technology and the dissemination of clean energy and efficiency solutions to broaden access to clean energy.
See also[edit | edit source]
- Mission Innovation