International Solar Alliance

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International Solar Alliance

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) is an initiative launched by France and India during the Paris Climate Change Conference in December 2015.[1]

In January 2016, President Hollande of France and Prime Minister Modi of India took part in a "foundation laying ceremony" of the ISA.[1] The French government is supporting ISA projects with the provision of 30 million Euros in 2016.[1]

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.[1] 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.[1] 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.[1]

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