The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 18th December 2018, has approved the MoU signed between Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) and France’s state-owned research entity, Commissariat a l energieatomique et aux energies alternatives (CEA) and another French company BlueStorage SAS.
The MoU was signed in three originals each in Hindi, English and French language on 3rd October 2018 in New Delhi.
The main aim of the MoU is to define the modalities of discussions concerning the future collaboration regarding a pilot project to provide SECI an e-vehicle charging station with embedded batteries, powered by solar panels and optimised connection to the grid in order to support the Indian government’s ambitious plan for the deployment of electrical vehicles by maximising solar mobility and minimising its grid impact.
The MoU will help in strengthening bilateral cooperation between India and France.
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