New Delhi: A Memorandum of Cooperation was signed on Saturday between the Government of Japan, Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) and International Solar Alliance (ISA).
The pact was signed for cooperation in the field of solar energy, the Japanese Embassy said in a statement.
It was signed by KAWAZU Kunihiko, Chargé d’Affaires ad interim of Japan to India, Deputy Chief of Mission, Minister, Embassy of Japan (on behalf of the Government of Japan); KURIHARA Toshihiko, Chief Representative, JBIC New Delhi Representative Office; SAITO Mitsunori, Chief Representative, JICA India Office; KAKU Yoshiro, Chief Representative, NEDO New Delhi Office; and Ajay Mathur, Director General, ISA.
“The objective of this Memorandum is to establish a framework for a cooperative, institutional relationship to encourage and promote concrete multilateral cooperation among the Government of Japan, JBIC, JICA NEDO and ISA in the field of renewable energy,” the statement said.
Cooperation under this Memorandum would include solar technologies and associated technologies as a means of promoting renewable energy; energy efficiency, energy saving and energy storage technologies; and technological innovations in the solar energy industry and promotion of cleantech ecosystem in the member countries of ISA.