The International Solar Alliance welcomes the Republic of Chile
ISA hosted a stakeholder consultation workshop on the regulatory framework in Ethiopia highlighting the significance of solar energy for Ethiopia's future
On the sidelines of the Sixth Session of the ISA Assembly, ISA unveiled three Global Solar Reports during the High-Level Conference on New Technologies for Clean Energy Transition
The 6th Session of the ISA Assembly convened in New Delhi, drawing participation from ministers of 20 countries and delegates from 116 Member and Signatory nations, alongside partner organizations and stakeholders.
DG ISA met with Ismail Ersahin, CEO, World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA) to strengthen areas of collaboration.
DG ISA met H E Jean-Claude Brunet, Ambassador-at-Large, Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and discussed strategic areas of collaboration in accelerating solar deployment.
ISA hosted Curtain Raiser & Press Conference for the Sixth Session of the ISA Assembly in New Delhi on 18 October. Diplomats from various countries & media attended the event.
ISA signed a grant agreement with Cambodia for pilot demonstration project of Solarisation of schools in Cambodia with ISA grant funding of US $ 50,000.
ISA hosted a workshop in Fiji on assessment of the existing regulatory environment specific to solar.
ISA team met with H.E Dr. Ty Norin, Permanent Secretary of State, Ministry of Mines and Energy, Cambodia to discuss areas of collaborations for accelerating solar deployment.
ISA delegation met with Hon’ble Mr Maciu K Nalumisa, Minister for Housing and Local Government in Fiji to discuss the areas of collaborations for scaling solar.
DG ISA met Mr Winfried Damm and Mr Philipp Johannsen from GIZ and congratulated Mr Philipp Johannsen on his new role as programme director, Indo-German Energy Programme.
ISA convened the Ninth Meeting of the ISA Standing Committee in New Delhi.
DG ISA met Hon Dr. Sultan Wali, State Minister, Ministry of Water & Energy Ethiopia on the sidelines of the Fifth ISA Regional Meeting for Africa in Kigali.
Great discussions with Hon Yonis Ali Guedi, Minister of Energy in charge of Natural Resources, Djibouti. DG also discussed the way forward with the Minister for accelerating solar deployment in Djibouti.
DG ISA met with Michela Tomasella, Head of Cooperation, EU Delegation to Rwanda at the ISA Regional Committee Meeting in Kigali.
DG ISA met with Hon Masatsugu Asakawa, President, Asian Development Bank on the sidelines of G20 Summit 2023
DG ISA had the privilege of meeting Hon'ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the G20 India 2023 summit.
DG ISA met with Hon António Guterres Secretary General of United Nations at the G20 summit 2023.
At the G20 Summit 2023, DG ISA, met with Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman
ISA's Green Hydrogen Innovation Centre has been included in the Delhi Declaration of the G20 India. It is an effort towards accelerating clean energy transitions.
DG ISA met with President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of Brazil set to become the next President of G20. ISA looks forward to collaborating with Brazil and maintaining our strong association with G20.
ISA with Invest India hosted the first Accelerator Workshop with 20 winning startups of the SolarX Challenge in Kigali.
ISA launched a Guidance Document: "Solar for All- Boosting Solar Investments in LDCs and SIDS" at the 5th Regional Committee Meeting of the Africa Region in Kigali.
ISA convened its 5th Regional Committee Meeting of the Africa Region in Kigali hosted by the Government of Rwanda.
A National Stakeholder Workshop was organised as part of the ISA's technical mission to Bhutan. The workshop provided an opportunity for stakeholders to discuss key issues related to scaling solar in Bhutan.
ISA and MIGA signed a MoU to engage and co-operate in the roll-out of ISA’s Solar Facility in Member Countries.
ISA convened the Fifth Meeting of its Asia and Pacific Region in Abu Dhabi. Ministerial & senior government representatives from 24 countries and partner organisations from the region participated.
ISA and MIGA signed a MoU to engage and co-operate in the roll-out of ISA’s Solar Facility in Member Countries.
ISA delegation met with U.S. Department of State representatives to discuss strategic areas of collaborations around solar cooling, global solar facility and solar mini-grids.
ISA organised a dialogue on One Sun, One World, One Grid at the CEM14MI8 to identify potential pathways for countries and regions around the world for building interconnected and resilient electricity grids
ISA released its 4th edition of Ease of Doing Solar report at the CEM14MI8 in Goa. EoDS monitors progress in the solar ecosystem across ISA’s member countries
ISA in collaboration with MNRE hosted a side event on 'Solar Energy for Universal Energy Access' during the G20 Energy Transition Working Group Meeting in Goa.
ISA released its report on Building Resilient Solar Supply Chains at the CEM14MI8 in Goa.
DG ISA, during his visit to Togo, interacted with the Mila Aziable, Minister Delegate to the President of the Republic in charge of Energy and Mines, in the presence of Ambassador Sanjiv Tandon
The MoU between ISA and Africa50 will support the development and execution of solar projects across African nations and mobilise funds to co-finance solar initiatives within the region.
ISA and West African Development Bank (BOAD) inked an MoU to mark the commitment of the two organisations to continue and strengthen cooperation to identify, facilitate, and effectively implement solar energy projects for the economic integration of the West African region.
ISA signed an MOU with Airports Council International (ACI) to develop joint projects for accelerating solar deployment across airports.
ISA convened its Fourth Meeting of the Regional Committee of the Europe and the Others Region in Brussels with ministerial and senior government representatives from 18 countries in attendance.
DG-ISA met with H.E. Didier Vanderhasselt, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium, to discuss the Fourth Meeting of the ISA Regional Committee for Europe and the Others Region.
DG-ISA met Hon. Ahmed Sekou Keita, Secretary General, Ministry of Energy, Hydropower & Hydrocarbons & Ismael Nabe, Advisor to the Prime Minister of Guinea, during the ‘India - Africa Growth Partnership Conclave’ organised by CII and Exim Bank.
ISA participated in the Asia Clean Energy Forum 2023, 'Navigating towards a Carbon-Neutral Future through Clean Energy Solutions' in Manila.
International Solar Alliance welcomes the Republic of Singapore
DG-ISA hosted diplomats from Uganda at the ISA headquarters. The delegation was briefed on ISA's ongoing projects.
DG-ISA met with H.E. Mr Raymond Serge Bale, Ambassador of the Republic of Congo and discussed the next steps to strengthen the partnership in expediting solarisation.
ISA convened its 8th Meeting of the Standing Committee of the ISA Assembly, joined by ministers and NFPs from the President, Co-President and 8 Vice-President countries. The Standing Committee discussed ISA’s key initiatives such as SolarX Startup Challenge, Solar Facility, STAR-C, and Demonstration Projects.
DG-ISA addressed the G20 International Seminar on ‘Accelerating Energy Efficiency Progress and Promoting Life’ held in Mumbai.
DG-ISA addressed a high-level roundtable titled ‘Synergising the Energy Transition Pathways’ of G20 ETWG and B20 India organised on the sidelines of the 3rd Energy Transitions Working Group Meeting in Mumbai.
On the sidelines of the World Health Assembly 2023, ISA and Health Innovation Exchange (HIEx), in collaboration with the European Union, held a high-level roundtable on 'Role of Solar in Building Resilient Health and SDGs’. The event underlined best practices in adopting solar for healthcare services.
International Solar Alliance welcomes the Solomon Islands.
DG-ISA met with H.E. Mr Didier GAMERDINGER, Ambassador of Monaco to India, to discuss areas of collaboration for scaling up solar in Monaco.
International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IIDEA) delegation led by H.E. Dr Kevin Casas, Secretary-General, visited ISA Secretariat and met DG-ISA and discussed areas of cooperation in climate action.
ISA team met with Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement (BOAD) delegation to discuss areas of collaboration in mobilising finance and resources to accelerate solar deployment in Africa.
ISA hosted a media delegation from Maldives as part of a familiarisation programme organised by the Ministry of External Affairs, GoI, to help journalists gain insights into ISA's activities and ongoing projects.
ISA signed an MOU with the Government of UAE to host the fifth meeting of the ISA Regional Committee for Asia and the Pacific Region in Abu Dhabi.
DG-ISA met with H.E. Mr Didier GAMERDINGER, Ambassador of Monaco to India today to discuss areas of collaboration for scaling up solar in Monaco.
DG ISA met with H.E. Mr. Mario Ronconi, DG INTPA, EU and H.E. Mr Ugo Astuto, Ambassador of the European Union to India to discuss further strengthening EU-ISA cooperation in scaling up solar and promoting STAR-C
ISA met with Africa 50 delegation led by Mr Alain Ebobissé, CEO of Africa 50, to discuss areas of cooperation.
As part of the ongoing ISA-GEAPP engagement, the ISA delegation met with stakeholders in Addis Ababa to strengthen areas of cooperation in solar mini-grids, agriculture, rooftop, and STAR C.
DG-ISA addressed the R&D Conclave on Renewable Energy organised by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India, in collaboration with Shakti Foundation and RTI International.
DG-ISA met Hon. Karolis Zemaiti, Vice Minister, Lithuania and discussed areas of cooperation in scaling solar deployment and addressing the climate challenge.
ISA has partnered with the World Climate Foundation to work on Solar Facility to enhance solar financing in Africa.
DG-ISA met Egyptian Foreign Minister Hon. Sameh Shoukry on the sidelines of the G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting and discussed accelerating the deployment of solar.
DG-ISA met with a delegation of the Smart Energy Council at the Australian High Commission, New Delhi, shared insights on the ISA's ongoing initiatives, and discussed areas of cooperation in scaling solar deployment.
ISA delegation met with Hon'ble Ibrahim Yacouba, Minister of Energy and Renewable Energy, Government of Niger, during ISA Mission to Niger.
ISA signed an MOU with Green Hydrogen Organisation to develop a Green Hydrogen Policy Hub under its ‘Solar for Green Hydrogen’ programme.
ISA hosted a media delegation from Latin America and the Caribbean region as part of the familiarisation programme organised by the Ministry of External Affairs, GOI, to help the journalists gain insights into ISA's activities and ongoing projects in the LAC region.
The staff of the ISA Secretariat visited Rashtrapati Bhawan on the fifth anniversary of ISA's founding.
DG-ISA met with Antoine Michon of La Francophonie in Paris and discussed initiatives like ISA's STAR C and collaborations for scaling up solar.
DG-ISA met with Hon. P. Harish, Ambassador of India to Germany, during Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue and discussed areas of cooperation in scaling solar deployment.
DG-ISA met the President of Germany, Hon'ble Frank-Walter Steinmeier, during the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2023
DG ISA met with Jennifer Morgan, State Secretary & Special Envoy for International Climate Action, German Foreign Office to discuss the areas of cooperation.
ISA in collaboration with WAPP and Grid India hosted the first batch of knowledge sharing & study tour highlighting aspects of solar energy implementation for the delegates from the West African Region
A group of investment professionals from UBS visited the ISA Secretariat and participated in discussions regarding solar technology, finance, manufacturing and propelling investments in solar across regions
DG ISA met Soda Zhemu, Zimbabwe’s Minister of Energy & Power Development and Dr Godfrey Majoni Chipare, the ambassador to India. They discussed enhancing rural energy access.
DG-ISA met Bangladesh’s ministries of power, health, agriculture, water resources among others to facilitate enhanced solar energy deployment in the country.
ISA and Ministry of Power, Energy & Mineral Resources, Bangladesh signed a country partnership agreement to facilitate enhanced solar energy development in Bangladesh and create a pipeline of bankable solar projects.
ISA & Invest India in collaboration with General Authority for Investments and the American University in Cairo organized a capacity building workshop in Cairo, Egypt to create awareness about ISA's SolarX Grand Challenge program.
ISA signed an MOU with UNDP for a multi-country project on solar applications for agriculture
ISA participated in the India Energy Week 2023, the first energy event in the G20 calendar of India’s presidency from 6-7 Feb 2023 in Bengaluru, Karnataka.
DG, ISA met with H.E. Mrs. Mateja Vodeb Ghosh, Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to discuss wide ranging issues concerning solar
DG ISA met Hon Nanaia Mahuta, Minister of Foreign Affairs New Zealand and had engaging discussions on increasing solar deployment in Pacific islands.
We welcome the Republic of Congo to the International Solar Alliance
DG ISA met Dr Nawal Al-Hosany, Permanent Representative of the UAE to the IRENA, on the sidelines of the 13th IRENA Assembly, to discuss solutions towards increasing renewable investments to accelerate energy transition
ISA hosted a media delegation from UAE, Bahrain, Oman and Saudi Arabia as part of the familiarisation programme organised by Ministry of External Affairs, GoI to help journalists gain insights on ISA's activities
We welcome the Republic of Cyprus to the International Solar Alliance
We welcome the Federative Republic of Brazil to the International Solar Alliance
ISA hosted a site visit for students from Monash University as part of the immersion program on Sustainability at Jindal Global University
A meet of African country ambassadors to India was organised to discuss ISA’s newly launched initiative - SolarX Challenge
ISA Technical Country Mission to Maldives hosted a stakeholder’s consultation to discuss and identify the priorities for uptake of solar energy
ISA will be an International Partner to the G20 Presidency of the Republic of India. DG ISA attended a special briefing meeting on G20 in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
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ISA launched the SolarX Grand challenge at COP27 to promote startup ecosystem in the Africa.
Ministers from 20 countries and delegates from across 110 Member and Signatory countries and 18 prospective countries participated in the Fifth Assembly of the ISA in New Delhi, India on 18 October 2022.
ISA launches three flagship reports on Investments, Technology & Markets at the inaugural session of ‘High Level Conference on New Technologies for Clean Energy Transition’ at the Fifth Assembly of the ISA.
ISA hosted the Curtain Raiser & Press Conference for the upcoming 5th Assembly of the ISA in New Delhi.
DG ISA met H.E. Dr. Mahmoud Mohieldin, UN Climate Change High level Champion for COP27 and explored possibilities for collaboration on capacity building, pvt sector engagement and resource mobilisation.
DG- ISA hosted a delegation of US Congressional Staffers at ISA headquarters.
ISA signed an MOU with International Civil Aviation Organisation to work towards enhancing the use of solar energy in international civil aviation.
ISA launched a workstream on Transforming Solar: Supply Chains at the Clean Energy Ministerial in collaboration with International Renewable Energy Agency. The initiative is focused on solar manufacturing around the world to meet 800-1000 GW of production by 2030 in a resilient, diversified way.
ISA launched a Corporate Advisory Group on the sidelines of the Clean Energy Ministerial at Pittsburgh in the presence of Marisa Lago, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, U.S. Department of Commerce and solar world leaders.
DG-ISA joined the inaugural meeting of the GEAPP Global Leadership Council in NY during UNGA.
ISA convened the 7th Meeting of the Standing Committee of the ISA Assembly on 13 September 2022 in New Delhi, India. The Meeting was co-chaired by India as the President of the ISA Assembly and France as its Co-President.
ISA hosted a webinar on “Vehicle Integrated PV Sector: Technical and Regulatory Aspects” on 20 Sept. The discussions focussed on technical & regulatory challenges encountered by the VIPV sector.
DG ISA met H.E. Kadri Simon, EU Commissioner for Energy, to discuss incentivising solar PV manufacturing, diversifying supply chains, enhancing investments to mitigate risks and finding solutions toward circularity of PV.
Bhutan ratified the Framework Agreement of ISA: Ambassador of Bhutan to India, H.E. Maj. Gen. Vetsop Namgyel handed over the instrument of ratification to Secretary ER Mr Dammu Ravi, in the presence of DG-ISA.
USA ratified ISA’s Framework Agreement: Chargé D’Affaires, H.E. Patricia Lacina handed over the instrument of ratification to AS(ER) Mr Prabhat Kumar and JS (ED) Mr Noor Rahman Sheikh, Ministry of External Affairs, GOI.
ISA convened the 4th Regional Committee Meeting for the Africa region in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 29-31 August 2022.
Republic of Panama signed the Framework Agreement of the International Solar Alliance. Ambassador of Panama H.E. Yasiel Burillo signed and handed over the ISA Framework Agreement to JS(ED) Mr Noor Rahman Sheikh, Ministry of External Affairs, GOI in the presence of DG ISA, Dr Ajay Mathur.
Hon'ble President of ISA Assembly H.E. Mr R K Singh visited the ISA Secretariat: The President was briefed in detail about the ongoing activities and key initiatives, including the Blended Finance Facility, Global Solar Reports, Regional Committee Meetings and the upcoming fifth ISA Assembly. The President shared feedback and several inputs for future course of action.
ISA Headquarters: Lithuanian delegation visited ISA Secretariat to discuss opportunities in solar, interconnected grids, strengthening storage solutions and partnerships for a sustainable future.
ISA Headquarters: Hon'ble Patricia Scotland QC, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Secretariat met DG ISA to review the progress of collaborative initiatives and determine the future course of action.
ISA Governance Meetings 2022: ISA convened the Fourth Regional Committee Meeting for the Asia & Pacific Region virtually on 17 August. The Meeting saw participation from 24 countries.
Bangladesh: ISA delegation visited Bangladesh for a technical country mission and held a stakeholders’ consultation workshop to discuss Bangladesh’s priorities & barriers in scaling up solar and identifying areas of mutual interest.
Georgetown, Guyana: Leaders from 20 countries of the region gathered for the 4th Meeting of ISA's Regional Committee of Latin America and the Caribbean Region to accelerate the impact, using solar solutions, on the adverse effects caused by climate change.
H.E. President Mohamed Irfaan Ali, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana addressed the 4th Regional Committee Meeting of the ISA and expressed that while the renewable pathway as part of global commitment is clear, it is important to consider local realities and potentials.
In his remarks to the 4th Regional Committee Meeting of the ISA, Hon'ble Prime Minister of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana Brigadier (ret’d) Mark Phillips expressed his support for the Alliance and commitment to achieving a low carbon economy and solar energy deployment in Guyana.
Standing Committee Meeting 2022: ISA convened the 6th Meeting of the Standing Committee of the ISA Assembly on 21 July 2022 in New Delhi, India. India co-chaired the meeting as the President of the ISA Assembly and France as its Co-President.
ISA Headquarters: ISA was privileged to host Rt Hon Alok Sharma, COP26 President, at ISA Headquarters. Discussions focused on the success and progress of ISA initiatives and GGI-OSOWOG.
ISA Secretariat: DG ISA met representatives from Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) to strengthen partnership in building capacity, projects, monitoring, evaluation and advocacy for solarisation.
Capacity Building: DG ISA welcomed and interacted with the ISA Fellows’ batch (2020-2022) at ISA Headquarters under ISA Fellowship Program for Mid-Career Professionals of ISA Member Countries.
ISA Governance Meetings 2022: ISA convened the Third Regional Committee Meeting for the Europe & Others Region on 12th July. The meeting was chaired by the Kingdom of the Netherlands and representatives from 20 Countries of Europe & Others region including USA participated.
ISA Secretariat: DG ISA had a discussion with representatives from Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) on areas of collaboration.
Capacity Building: ISA conducted the third batch of Online Training Program for Scaling Solar Application for Agriculture Use from 4-8 July with delegates from 27 Member Countries representing Africa, APAC and LAC Regions.
Capacity Building: ISA and West African Power Pool (WAPP) hosted the first joint training on ground mounted and floating solar PV from 27 June – 1 July with 295 nominations from 14 countries. The training aims to provide technical expertise across the lifecycle of large-scale solar PV projects sector including floating solar projects.
ISA @ LCAW 2022: ISA held a roundtable on Blended Finance Risk Mitigation Facility as a part of London Climate Action Week 2022 on June 30. Experts did a deep dive into the type of financing instruments, sizing & structuring of the fund, risk appetite of the solar projects and ISA’s project pipeline.
Tech for Solar, Solar for Tech webinar on 30 June 2022 engaged with the technology ecosystem to discuss how solar can play a key role in strengthening their transition plans & how digitisation can make energy systems more efficient and effective.
ISA @ LCAW 2022: ISA organized 2nd Investors Meeting in London during London Climate Action Week where World Resources Institute, CONCITO, Climate Policy Initiative, World Climate Foundation came together to discuss the $1 Trillion Roadmap for creating conditions for an expanded flow of institutional capital into Solar Energy globally.
ISA @ ACEF: ISA in collaboration with Asian Development Bank (ADB) hosted a side event workshop on 'Green Hydrogen for Net Zero' at the Asia Clean Energy Forum 2022. Experts from Green Hydrogen Organization, HDF Energy, ACCIONA, Total Energies, Larsen and Toubro attended the event.
Capacity Building: ISA, European Union and Government of France launched projects to support ISA’s Capacity Building initiatives. The projects will give ISA Member Countries an edge to build capacity through Solar Technology Application Resource Centres (STAR-C) and deepen the cooperation between the solar energy related businesses, academic networks, and financial institutions.
ISA Cares : ISA signs MOU with Health Innovation and Investment Exchange Association (HIEx) to promote the use of solar energy for sustainable development with a focus on SDG3: Good Health and Well-Being.
ISA Headquarters: ISA hosted Indian Foreign Service Officer Trainees (2021 batch) and Bhutanese diplomats at ISA headquarters. Officers showed keen interest in ISA's governance structure, programs and work in progress.
ISA Solar Compass Journal Launch: ISA & Elsevier launched the first issue of ISA Solar Compass Journal virtually. DG ISA, Dr. Ajay Mathur, Dr. Yogi Goswami, Editor in Chief and the Editorial Board presented their remarks and took a collective step forward towards achieving ISA's objective.
ISA Headquarters: ISA hosted media delegation from Maldives as part of the familiarization programme organized by Ministry of External Affairs, GOI to help the journalists gain insights on ISA's activities.
New Delhi: DG ISA had a wonderful meeting with H.E. Chang Jae-bok, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to India. DG invited Korea to join the ISA and discussed areas of collaboration in the field of Solar Energy.
ISA Secretariat: DG ISA met H.E. Ms Mukangira Jacqueline, High Commissioner of Rwanda to India to discuss scaling up Solar Street Lighting & Solar Mini Grid in Rwanda.
New Delhi: DG ISA and H.E. Ms. Tizita Mulugeta Yiman, Ambassador of Ethiopia, Embassy of Ethiopia met to discuss and plan ISA's upcoming Regional Committee Meeting for Africa region in Ethiopia.
New Delhi: DG ISA and team met with (Asian Development Bank) ADB delegation to discuss areas of partnership discuss synergistic areas of collaboration including Blended Finance Risk Mitigation Facility, TA facility and the startup ecosystem.
ISA Headquarters: ISA hosted the Asia-Oceania Working Party (COASI) delegation at its Headquarters helping them gain insights into ISA’s activities. The delegation comprised representatives from 19 EU countries.
New Delhi: DG ISA met Mr. Jean-Bernard Lévy, President and CEO, EDF to discuss ISA – EDF partnership and avenues to collaborate to promote Solar across Member Countries.
Ethiopia, Addis Ababa: ISA and Government of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia signed multiple agreements to accelerate solarisation in Ethiopia through Solar Parks and Solar Pumps projects. Seen in the pic: H.E. Dr. Ajay Mathur, DG, ISA, H.E. Dr. Eng. Sultan Wali, Energy Sector Development State Minister, Ministry of Water and Energy, H.E. Amb. Asfaw Dingamo, Water Sector Development State, Minister, Ministry of Water and Energy, Mr Remesh Kumar, Additional Director, ISA
Ethiopia, Adis Ababa: ISA participated in the event on Distributed Renewable Energy-Agriculture Modalities (DREAM) Irrigation project briefing organized by Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Institute on 20 May 2022.
ISA Headquarters: ISA & the Government of Japan, JBIC, JICA, NEDO sign A Memorandum of Cooperation in the solar energy field at ISA Headquarters. This Memorandum of Cooperation will help establish a framework - encouraging and promoting concrete multilateral cooperation among all participants in renewable energy based on mutual benefit, equality, and reciprocity.
ISA Headquarters: DG ISA welcomed delegation led by H.E. Mr Alejandro Simancas Marín, Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba at ISA Headquarters. The discussions were focused on the implementation of 1150 MW Solar PV projects in Cuba and demonstration projects for Solar pumping systems for agriculture.
Kigali: ISA & World Resources Institute (WRI) announced the Solar Investment roadmap for mobilizing $ 1 trillion for scaling solar at the SEforALL Global Forum 2022. The Roadmap will launch in COP27.
Kigali: DG ISA facilitated discussions at the Asian-Pacific Ministerial Roundtable on Scaling-up Financing of the Energy Transition during SEforALL Global Forum 2022. Discussions based on the financial architecture required to scale-up investment in Asia Pacific for a clean and just Energy Transition.
Barcelona: ISA hosted a session on 'The Role of Solar Power-Shining a Light on Green Hydrogen' at the Green Hydrogen Global Assembly 2022 in collaboration with Green Hydrogen Organization. Discussions deliberated on the opportunities and identified the demand for solar produced Green Hydrogen.
Delhi: ISA and NTPC welcomed Cuban delegation including the Cuban Ambassador H.E. Alejandro Marin & UNE director Mr. Ovel Diaz to finalize upcoming 1150 MW Solar Park RFQ.
Kigali: ISA hosted a roundtable on Exploring Financing Mechanism for Solarizing Africa through a blended risk mitigation facility at the SEforAll Global Forum 2022.
New Delhi: DG, ISA met H.E. Mukangira Jacqueline, High Commissioner of Rwanda to India to discuss about scaling up ISAs programs, financial activities and support that can be extended to Rwanda in helping it achieve its Energy Transition targets.
Capacity Building: Second batch of Online Training Program on Ground Mounted and Floating Solar Projects launched. 169 candidates from 12 member countries of LAC Region participated. As of April 2022, ISA has trained 1,774 individuals, including mid-career professionals, bankers, master trainers and technicians, as part of its capacity building services.
Munich, Germany: ISA signed MOC with BSW-German Solar Association to cooperate in areas of mutual concern by promoting use of Renewable Energy Technologies in ISA Member Countries.
Munich, Germany: Mr. Alexander Hogeveen Rutter , Private Sector Specialist, ISA shared his views on bringing in private sector to achieve ISA's towards 1000 goal at the Global Solar Associations workshop in Intersolar 2022.
Capacity Building: Second batch of Online Training Program on Scaling Solar Application for Agriculture Use launched. 87 candidates from 8 member countries participating.
The Kingdom of Norway becomes the 106th country to sign the Framework Agreement of the ISA.
ISA conducted its first webinar in the ISA EV Webinar series, themed, Solar E Mobility: Charging for Change on 27 April 2022
Capacity Building: DG ISA with H.E. Mr. Wael Mohamed Awad Hamed, Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt inaugurated the Online Training Program on Ground Mounted and Floating Solar projects under ISA’s Capacity Building Initiative on 25 April 2022
New Delhi: DG ISA met Vice President, European Investment Bank (EIB) Mr. Christian Kettel Thomsen and his team on 27 April 2022 to discuss financial instruments for African region & work together to promote solar across various regions.
New Delhi: DG ISA met with IRENA DG, Mr. Francesco La Camera and DDG, Ms. Gauri Singh to discuss ISA-IRENA joint workplan, future plan to work together in Africa & Asia Pacific regions; strengthening solar adoption across sectors and Green Hydrogen.
Capacity Building:Online Training Program on Gound Mounted and Floating Solar Projects. 132 candidates from 14 countries are participating
New Delhi: President of European Commission H.E. Ursula von der Leyen and President of ISA Assembly, Minister of Power & New and Renewable Energy, Government of India, H.E. Raj Kumar Singh addressed Industry on Solar Energy Development at the ISA Headquarters on 24 April 2022.
Capacity Building: Online training programme on Solar Water Pumps launched for Member Countries. 119 candidates from 11 countries are participating.
New Delhi: DG ISA met with H.E Mr. Masni Eriza, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Indonesia to strengthen and explore further avenues of ISA-Indonesia collaboration to expedite Energy Transition.
New Delhi: ISA co-hosted the launch of The Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (GEAPP) India Working Group on 14 April 2022.
ISA hosted a High-level Solar Industry Roundtable: “Solar for Net -Zero- Expanding Solar Manufacturing Globally” on the margins of Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM), Senior Officials’ Meeting in New Delhi, India on 6 April 2022.
DG ISA, Dr Ajay Mathur met Ms. Jo Evans, Deputy Secretary, Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources at Australian High Commission in New Delhi to discuss the partnership between ISA and Australia.
Denmark: Dr. Ajay Mathur met with H.E Dan Jorgensen, Minister of Climate, Energy and Utilities, Denmark & H.E Pooja Kapur, Ambassador of India to Denmark in Copenhagen. The leaders discussed next steps to strengthen the partnership to expedite global energy transition.
Denmark: Dr. Ajay Mathur chaired a roundtable with Nordic Institutional Investors, under ISA’s Investment Series in Copenhagen. Roundtable was organised by CONCITO in partnership with ISA. European Investment Bank (EIB), World Climate Foundation, Pension funds & IFU deliberated on global solar investments during the discussion.
The Kingdom of Bahrain has submitted the Instrument of Ratification to the Ministry of External affairs, GOI (Depository of the Framework Agreement of ISA), as per Article XIII of the Framework Agreement of the ISA.
Greece has submitted the Instrument of Ratification to the Ministry of External affairs, GOI (Depository of the Framework Agreement of ISA), as per Article XIII of the Framework Agreement of the ISA.
Antigua and Barbuda has submitted the Instrument of Ratification to the Ministry of External affairs, GOI (Depository of the Framework Agreement of ISA), as per Article XIII of the Framework Agreement of the ISA.
The Republic of Tunisia has submitted the Instrument of Ratification to the Ministry of External affairs, GOI (Depository of the Framework Agreement of ISA), as per Article XIII of the Framework Agreement of the ISA.
Berlin: ISA delegation discussed synergies and forward steps to expedite solar implementation with Cuban delegation at Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2022.
Berlin: Dr. Ajay Mathur met H.E. Liván Nicolás Arronte Cruz, Minister of Energy & Mines, Republic of Cuba during the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2022. The leaders discussed about strengthening & scaling up efforts for solar deployment in LAC region.
Berlin: Dr. Ajay Mathur met H.E Ms. Jennifer Morgan, State Secretary and Special Envoy for International Climate Action, German Foreign Office to discuss way forward for reaching out to various actors & to work together for making solar as preferred choice of Energy.
London: Dr. Ajay Mathur met Ms. Kate Hughes, Director for International Climate Change, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to discuss about scaling solar efforts across countries & strengthening the partnership between ISA & BEIS.
London: Dr. Ajay Mathur met Simon Harford, CEO, Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (GEAPP) to discuss about strengthening ISA GEAPP partnership.
New Delhi: Dr. Ajay Mathur met Deputy Executive Secretary of UN Climate Change (UNFCCC), Mr. Ovais Sarmad and discussed potential areas for collaboration, including mechanisms for dissemination of technical info, identification of projects in LDC & SIDS & the blended finance facility to operationalize commitments.
New Delhi: Dr. Ajay Mathur met Mr. Erik Solheim & Green Hydrogen Organisation - GH2 at ISA Camp Office in New Delhi, to discuss the way forward on SolarH2.
Benin: ISA signs MOU with West African Power Pool (WAPP) to facilitate development of Utility-Scale Solar Parks/Projects in Western Africa Region
Ethiopia: ISA & NTPC officials surveyed 6 sites near Addis Ababa for 450MW Solar Park project. ISA is providing programmatic support to Ethiopia under solar park program.
ISA conducted 7th batch of Online Bankers Training Program exclusively for El Salvador under ISA’s Banking Solar Initiative. 35 bankers from El Salvador participated in the training.
New Delhi: Dr. Ajay Mathur, DG, ISA met with H.E. Mr. Juan Angulo Monsalve, Ambassador of Chile in India, and discussed the future roadmap for scaling up solar in Chile.
Uganda: H.E. Eng. Okaasai Opolot, Hon'ble Minister of State for Energy, Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development addressed the 'Stakeholders Workshop for ISA Technical Mission' to Uganda.
Uganda: Eng. Cecilia Menya, Acting Director, Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development presented remarks during the 'Stakeholders Workshop for ISA Technical Mission' to Uganda.
Uganda: ISA officials met UNDP Uganda representatives to discuss Solar Pump deployment under IBSA Fund during ISA Technical country mission to Uganda.
Togo: ISA delegation met DG Togolese Agency for Rural Electrification & Renewable Energy to discuss the way forward on 35 MW Solar Park project at Dapong in Togo.
Uganda: ISA officials met with Uganda Solar Energy Association (USEA). USEA is a non-profit association of private solar companies actively working towards facilitating growth & development of solar energy business in Uganda & East Africa.
Dr. Ajay Mathur, Director General, ISA met with H.E. Ugo Astuto, Ambassador and Head of Delegation of the European Union in New Delhi, today to discuss further actions on the EU- ISA cooperation for scaling up Solar Energy.
ISA & NEDO organized Japan-India Webinar on “Operational Use of Solar Mini-Grid Business Model in Uttar Pradesh, India on 15 March 2022. In Focus: Case study on Minigrids facilitated by ISA & NEDO.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: ISA and IWMI India officials met with Ambassador Asfaw Dingamo, State Minister for Water and Energy, Federal Republic of Ethiopia to discuss the way forward for Scaling Solar Water Pump & Solar Park in Ethiopia.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: ISA PPIC team led by Mr. Amit Kaushik, Chief of Unit met with officials of Ministry of Water and Energy of Ethiopia and deliberated on bottlenecks and challenges of Solar Mini Grid in Ethiopia.
Kampala, Uganda: Technical Country Mission to Uganda from 16-20 March 2022 to expedite bankable Solar Water Pump and Solar Park projects under ISA Programme 01 and 06.
The Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis has submitted the Instrument of Ratification to the Ministry of External Affairs, GOI (Depository of the Framework Agreement of ISA), as per Article XIII of the Framework Agreement of the ISA.
ISA calls for nominations for Online Bankers Training Program under ISA's Banking Solar Initiative starting from 21-25 March 2022 exclusively for Bankers of Republic of El Salvador.
DG, ISA, Dr. Ajay Mathur with H.E. Margaret Lucy Kyogire, Deputy Head of Mission, at Uganda High Commission inaugurated the Women Bankers Training Program exclusively for women bankers of ISA Member Countries on 8th March 2022 to encourage gender equity in solar energy ecosystem.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Chief of Unit, Project & Programme Implementation Cluster, ISA Mr. Amit Kaushik with Hon'ble State Minister of Energy Sector, Ministry of Water & Energy, FDRE, H.E Dr. Sultan Wali during Stakeholders workshop.
ISA delegation led by Mr Amit Kaushik, Chief of Unit for PPIC, ISA is on a Technical Country Mission to Ethiopia from 13 – 18 March 2022 to facilitate development of bankable projects on Solar Water Pumping and Solar Parks under ISA Prog No.1 and 6.
Regional Committee Meeting (Africa Region): ISA delegation met with HE Ms. Santibai Hanoomanjee, High Commissioner of Mauritius in New Delhi to discuss the possibility of conducting Regional Committee Meeting for Africa Region in Mauritius in June 2022.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: H.E. Dr. Sultan Wali, Hon’ble State Minister, Water & Energy, FDRE addressed the 'Stakeholders Workshop for ISA Technical Mission' to Ethiopia.
Technical Country Mission to Ethiopia: ISA delegation briefed Ambassador of Ethiopia in India HE Tizita Mulugeta in New Delhi about ISA’s Mission on Program 01- SSAU & 06- Solar Park from 13 to 18 March 2022.
To mark the International Women’s Day, ISA launched Bankers Training Program Exclusively for Women Bankers from Member countries. 125 candidates from 17 countries are participating in this programme.
ISA-NTPC convened a meeting with Ambassadors and High Commissioners of 13 ISA Member Countries interested in ISA programme on Solar Parks and deliberated upon the progress of development of large-scale solar power projects in Member Countries.
New Delhi, 24 Dec 2022: H.E. Dr. Ajay Mathur, DG, ISA met with H.E. Sarah Storey, Australia's Deputy High Commissioner to India to discuss ISA- Australia Cooperation to accelerate Energy Transition.
Dr. Ajay Mathur, DG, ISA addressed the Ministerial Session of the ASEAN-India High Level Conference on Renewable Energy on 7-8 Feb 2022.
Dr. Megha Pushpendra, Lead Strategic Communication, ISA shared her views on inclusive energy transition during Government of India's event on “Women in RE - Call for Action" on 17 Feb 2022 as a part of New Frontiers - A programme on Renewable Energy.
ISA & MNRE organised a webinar on ‘Role of ISA in Facilitating Energy Transition’ on 17 Feb 2022 as a part of Government of India’s event on New Frontiers - A Program on Renewable Energy.
ISA signs the letter of cooperation with Africa Infrastructure Development Association (AfiDA). AfiDA & ISA will work towards mobilizing climate finance for solar energy programmes in ISA Member countries of Africa Region.
Syrian Arab Republic becomes the 103rd country to join the ISA by signing the framework agreement of the International Solar Alliance.
Project & Programme Implementation Cluster kicked off discussion with member countries on implementation of pilot projects which will be funded by IBSA facility.
H.E. Salvador Mansell, Hon'ble Minister of Energy and Mines, Govt. of Nicaragua & H.E. Upendra Singh Rawat, Ambassador of India to Nicaragua discussed steps for building strategy for Scaling up Solar in Nicaragua during a meeting with ISA Projects & Programme Implementation cluster led by Mr. Amit Kaushik.
Director General ISA Dr. Ajay Mathur met Deputy Secretary U.S Department of Energy (DOE), David Turk and Assistant Secretary for International affairs at U.S Department of Energy (DOE) Andrew Light during his recent visit to the U.S.
The ISA calls for nominations for Bankers Training Program (5th Batch, 2nd Phase) under ISA’s Banking Solar Initiative, starting from 14 -18 February 2022 for Member countries from Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) Region
ISA Webinar Series 2022: Webinar on 'Institutionalisation of Backward & Forward Linkages of Solar Irrigation' was organised in collaboration with International Water Management Institute ( IWMI) on 27 Jan 2022. Participants from 71 countries joined the Webinar
New York, 25 Jan 2022: Director General ISA Dr Ajay Mathur met with UN Secretary General Mr. Antonio Guterres at UN Secretariat to discuss collaborative efforts for achieving SDGs & expedite climate action
New York, 24 Jan 2022: Director General ISA Dr Ajay Mathur met Mr Achim Steiner, Administrator- United Nations Development Programmme to discuss UNDP & ISA partnership towards Solar for Net Zero.
4th batch of Bankers Training Programme for Asia Pacific Region inaugurated by H.E Sundramurthi HC of India for PNG and Solomon Islands along with Shri Amit Kaushik CoU, P&PIC, ISA.
The ISA calls for nominations for Bankers Training Program (4th Batch, 2nd Phase) under ISA’s Banking Solar Initiative, starting from 17 -21 January 2022 for Member countries from Asia Pacific Region. For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Antigua and Barbuda becomes the 102nd country to join the ISA by signing the framework agreement of the International Solar Alliance
ISA on Retreat at TERI Campus on 13-14 Dec
EU Delegation Visits ISA Secretariat
The 3rd Batch of Second Phase of Online Bankers Training Programme was recently held for LAC Region