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October 28, 2020


USAID LAUNCHES THREE REGIONAL ENERGY PROGRAMS IN SOUTH ASIA

October 28, Business World – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced three regional energy programs in South Asia, valued at more than $28 million through the U.S. Government’s Asia Enhancing Development and Growth through Energy (Asia EDGE) initiative that would improve access to affordable, secure, reliable, and sustainable energy through expanded, transparent, and efficient energy markets. The three programs are vital to achieving Asia EDGE’s goals across the Indo-Pacific: the South Asia Group for Energy (SAGE), the South Asia Regional Energy Hub (SAREH), and the planned South Asia Regional Energy Partnership (SAREP). Read More

September 26, 2020


DEEPENING COOPERATION BETWEEN INDIA & SRI LANKA ON RENEWABLE ENERGY

September 26, Press Information Bureau – Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Sri Lanka H.E. Mahinda Rajapaksa held a virtual summit in which they reaffirmed stronger commitment through close consultations as per the Bilateral Agreements and MoUs, towards a mutually beneficial development cooperation partnership. Deepening cooperation in renewable energy with particular emphasis on solar projects under the $100 million Line of Credit from India was discussed. Read More

July 20, 2020


EESL AND USAID ANNOUNCE A PROGRAM LAUNCH TO MAKE WORKPLACES HEALTHIER AND GREENER POST-COVID-19

July 20, The Hindu Businessline – The Retrofit of Air-conditioning to improve Indoor Air-quality for Safety and Efficiency (RAISE) program was launched by the Minister of State (Power, New and Renewable Energy and Skill Development), Government of India, to alleviate poor air quality in workspaces across the nation. This post-COVID-19 initiative is a joint venture of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through its MAITREE program and the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL). This initiative is pioneering the way to make workplaces healthier and greener, assuring health and safety to employees across India. Read More

July 18, 2020


SEVERAL AGREEMENTS SIGNED AT US-INDIA STRATEGIC ENERGY PARTNERSHIP MINISTERIAL MEETING

July 18, Economic Times – Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan and US Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette in a virtual ministerial meeting of the US-India Strategic Energy Partnership (SEP) prioritized new areas for cooperation. A number of agreements and partnerships were announced to advance the strategic and economic interests of both countries. Read More