Akufo-Addo attends International Solar Alliance Summit In India

The ISA’s five solar programs

Sirisena, who is in New Delhi to participate in the International Solar Alliance Summit, called on the President at the Rashtrapati Bhavan today, an official statement said.

Sri Lanka became a founding member of the International Solar Alliance on 12 February 2018.

International Solar Alliance's Interim Secretariat has been set up in Gurugram. Most of the prospective 121 member countries are geographically located for optimal absorption of the sun's rays and solar energy is both clean and affordable.

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo departed Ghana yesterday (March 8) to attend the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Summit, being held in New Dehli, India, at the invitation of the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, and the President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron.

The conference will focus on promoting solar energy, including through credit mechanisms and sharing of technology.

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The fate of this planet depends on continuing to expand the use of renewable energy to support sustainable economic growth.

Several global bankers have confirmed their participation at the event including Werner Hoyer, President & Chairman, European Investment Bank, K V Kamath, President, BRICS Development Bank, Nandita Parshad, Managing Director, Energy & Natural Resources, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Banbang Susantono, Vice President, ASIAN Development Bank.

The ISA aims to mobilize more than U.S. $ 1 trillion of investments needed by 2030 for massive deployment of solar energy.

The African Development Bank's New Deal on Energy for Africa aims to achieve universal access to energy in Africa by 2025.

The cooperation envisages solar power generation, solar based mini-grids and transmission systems for integrating solar energy into grids.

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