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Union Cabinet approved opening of ISA membership to all UN countries



Union Cabinet approved the opening of International Solar Alliance 'ISA' membership to all UN countries: Details, Aim, About, Highlights

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 2nd November 2018 has its approval for opening up International Solar Alliance (ISA) membership to all countries that are members of the United Nations.

Union Cabinet has approved to move Resolution in first Assembly of ISA for amending the Framework Agreement of ISA.

This initiative will put solar energy in global agenda with universal appeal for developing and deploying solar energy. It will make ISA inclusive, whereby all member countries of UN could become a member i.e extending membership will lead to ISA initiative benefitting the world at a bigger scale.

About International Solar Alliance (ISA)

ISA is an alliance dedicated to the promotion of solar energy among its member countries. The ISA Framework Agreement had entered into force in December 2017 and formally became de-jure treaty-based International Intergovernmental Organization.

ISA is headquartered at Gurugram, India.

ISA main objective of ISA is to include global deployment of over 1,000GW of solar generation capacity and mobilization of investment of over US$ 1000 billion into solar energy by 2030.

ISA also aims to serve as an action-oriented organization by bringing together countries with rich solar potential to aggregate global demand, thereby reducing prices through bulk purchase. It also seeks to facilitate deployment of existing solar technologies at scale and promoting collaborative solar R&D and capacity building.


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