Asian Development Bank, International Solar Alliance sign pact to promote solar energy

Asian Development Bank, International Solar Alliance sign pact to promote solar energy
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the International Solar Alliance (ISA) has signed a cooperation arrangement to promote solar energy deployment in Asia and the Pacific. 

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

Static/Current Takeaways Important for Exams-
  • ISA is an alliance of more than 121 countries, most of them being sunshine countries.
  • Headquarters of ISA‎: ‎Gurugram, Haryana.
  • Manila, Philippines was the head office of ADB, which opened on 19th December 1966.
Source- Business Standard