India to launch alliance of ‘sunshine nations’ in Paris
India will launch an “alliance of solar-rich countries” in Paris on November 30 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the French capital along with other top world leaders to attend inaugurals of the crucial climate summit. “Our goal is to make solar energy an integral part of our life and reach it to the most unconnected villages and communities,” Modi said while announcing the move to launch the alliance. He was speaking at the third India-Africa Forum Summit here. He also invited the African countries to join the alliance. It is expected that as many as 107 sunshine countries from across the globe will join the alliance – the concept of which was conceived by India to present these nations as an effective group to get finance and technological support from investors for solar energy market.
Source : THE TIMES OF INDIA