India-US ink MoU to boost energy security, clean energy cooperation

India and United States have signed an MoU to enhance cooperation on energy security, clean energy and climate change in New Delhi with an aim to promote sustainable growth. The MoU will boost energy ties between the two countries through increased bilateral engagement. It was signed by India’s Power Secretary P.K. Pujari and US Ambassador to India Richard Verma. 

Under the MoU, the priority initiative are – US-India Energy smart Cities Partnership, greening the grid, promoting Energy Access through Clean Energy (PEACE) expansion. It also includes energy efficiency including space cooling, energy security, renewable energy, clean energy finance and US-India partnership for Climate Resilience etc. It intends to increase incentives for innovation including R&D and voluntary and mutually-agreed technology transfer, as well as the deployment of clean energy technologies.

So let’s discuss some questions related to this post :
1. Name the country with which India has signed an MoU to boost energy security, clean energy cooperation ?
2. Name the persons, who have signed the MoUs on energy security, clean energy cooperation on behalf of their governments and also expand the term PEACE ?

Courtesy : Business Standard

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