Union Cabinet approves MoU between India, France in renewable energy

New Delhi: The Union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and France in the field of renewable energy.

The MoU was signed on March 10, during French President Emmanuel Macron’s visit to India.
Both sides aim to identify research/demonstration/pilot project between National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), India and Commissariat aI’Energie Atomique et aux Energies Alternatives (CEA), France in the mutually identified areas.

Based on mutual agreement, both parties would work for implementation and deployment of a pilot project in International Solar Alliance (ISA) member countries. Collaboration may occur through several means, including joint research projects, joint research and development, joint workshops, research and technology exchange, including the exchange of domain experts.

The MoU also aims for the exchange of expertise and networking of information. It will help in strengthening bilateral cooperation between the two countries.

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