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The First World Solar Technology Summit on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 from 16.30 – 21.30 PM (IST).

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The First World Solar Technology Summit is being hosted by the International Solar Alliance (ISA) on a virtual platform on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi has kindly consented to grace the occasion by his presence and to address the Plenary Session of the Summit.


2. As you may be aware, International Solar Alliance, an intergovernmental organization currently with sixty-seven countries as its members has been conceived as a unique international platform for cooperation among its members with the mutual goal of ramping up solar energy by aggregating markets, and taking solar power applications to scale to improve energy access.


3. The First World Solar Technology Summit (WSTS) aims to bring together key stakeholders and innovators from the governmental, non-governmental and private sectors to discuss recent developments in the field of solar energy and related market trends. The primary objectives of this Summit are to showcase the state-of-the-art next generation solar technologies that can help countries leapfrog to a decarbonized grid, achieve SDG7 and promote the uptake of other solar applications. ISA will also deliberate on the way forward to make available technology at a reasonable and affordable cost for all.


4. The Summit will be addressed by a galaxy of speakers that include Hon’ble Ministers from Government of India and several ISA member countries, Nobel Laureates, CEOs of global technology companies, academicians, innovators and pioneers in research from across the world.


5. The 1st Plenary Session will be addressed by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India (16.30 IST) and eminent speakers will be followed by the Global CEO’s Session, four Technical Sessions running in parallel will conclude with a high-level Valedictory Session at 21:30 IST. More details of the Event may please be seen at: https://www.isolaralliance.org/.


6. The Summit is expected to be attended by Hon’ble Ministers & National Focal Points from several ISA member countries, diplomatic missions, Nobel Laureates, ISA Partner Organizations, high level dignitaries, senior government functionaries, academicians, R&D Institutions, innovators, solar project developers and manufacturers, multilateral agencies and stakeholders from all over the world.


7. For any further information and assistance required to facilitate your participation, your office may kindly reach out to: Mr. Naresh Mehta, Chief of Protocol, ISA at: naresh.mehta@isolaralliance.org; Tele: +91 81305 55556; and /or Ms. Rita Roy Choudhury, Assistant Secretary General, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), our organising partner of this Summit at: rita.roychoudhury@ficci.com.

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