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Indo-US clean energy cooperation to increase

It will strengthen India's power network and manage large-scale integration of renewable energy

Policy Pulse
Publish Date: Sep 8 2016 2:30PM | Updated Date: Sep 8 2016 2:30PM

Indo-US clean energy cooperation to increase

 US Agency for International Development (USAID) announced has announced four new partnerships with the Indian government in clean energy.

 
First among these new partnerships, is USAID's pledge to work with the Bangalore power utility and US based firm -- Innovari, to launch the first grid integration pilot under the "Greening the Grid" (GTG) initiative.
 
It will strengthen India's power network and manage large-scale integration of renewable energy. 
 
"USAID welcomes and appreciates this historic opportunity to play a useful role in India's path forward," the USAID Assistant Administrator for Asia, Jonathan Stivers said after announcing the partnerships in a series of events in the national capital.
 
"As part of the expansion of Indo-US bilateral cooperation, USAID will continue to support the Ministry of Power, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, and the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change to help India transition to a high-performing, low-emission, energy-secure economy," Stivers said.