UN secy gen to at­tend global so­lar meet in Delhi

The Times of India (New Delhi edition) - - TIMES NATION - NEWS NETWORK

New Delhi: UN sec­re­tary gen­eral An­to­nio Guter­res will at­tend the sec­ond Global RE-In­vest sum­mit and the first as­sem­bly of the In­ter­na­tional So­lar Al­liance (ISA) in New Delhi on Oc­to­ber 2. Prime Min­is­ter Naren­dra Modi will in­au­gu­rate the sum­mit which will con­tinue till Oc­to­ber 5.

This edi­tion of RE-In­vest will also host a meet­ing of en­ergy min­is­ters of In­dian Ocean Rim As­so­ci­a­tion coun­tries. The first edi­tion of RE-In­vest was held in 2015, the year In­dia pro­posed the con­cept of ISA and launched it with the sup­port of so­lar-rich na­tions.

The 2nd Global RE-In­vest is aimed at build­ing upon the suc­cess of the ear­lier sum­mit and pro­vid­ing an in­ter­na­tional fo­rum to es­tab­lished play­ers as well as new seg­ments of in­vestors and en­trepreneurs to en­gage, ideate and in­no­vate on re­new­able en­ergy sec­tor in­volv­ing so­lar, wind, geo­ther­mal and biomass-based clean en­ergy gen­er­a­tion. REIn­vest will be or­gan­ised by the coun­try’s new and re­new­able en­ergy min­istry in part­ner­ship with the ISA.

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