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International Solar Alliance

International Solar Alliance:

5th assembly of ISA has been inaugurated in India. India holds the office of the President of the ISA Assembly, with the Government of France as Co-President.

  • The Assembly is the apex decision-making body of ISA, where each Member Country is represented.
  • It meets annually at the ministerial level at the ISA’s seat.
  • This year, the ISA Assembly will deliberate on three critical issues energy access, energy security, and energy transition.

About ISA:

  • It is an intergovernmental organization, launched in 2015, with 110 Member and Signatory countries. I
  • SA is the first such intergovernmental organization to be headquartered in India.
  • Its mission is to unlock US$ 1 trillion of investments in solar by 2030 and reduce the cost of the technology and its financing.
  • Important projects under ISA: One Sun One World One Grid (OSOWOG); ISA Solar Technology and Application Resource Centre (ISTAR C); Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Scheme (for training).