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Thursday, 20 July 2017

Australia joins International Solar Alliance led by India and France

Australia became the 35th country to join the International Solar Alliance (ISA), an initiative launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in November 2015 in Paris. It is co-led by India and France.

The aim of ISA is to support developing countries to boost their solar production capacity. India on its part through the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) and Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) is contributing $1 million to the ISA fund.

The larger aim of ISA is to mobilize over $ 1000 billion by 2030 towards promoting solar power on all fronts generation and storage.

Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • The Capital of Australia is Canberra.
  • Malcolm Turnbull is the present Prime Minister of Australia.
Source- Hindustan Times

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