A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Renewable Energy Cooperation was signed with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on 18th January 2014. Cooperation between India and the United Arab Emirates is for establishing an institutional relationship to encourage and promote bilateral technical cooperation on new and renewable energy on the basis of mutual benefit, equality and reciprocity with the Government of United Arab Emirates.
Both the countries agreed to constitute a Joint Working Group for better coordination and undertake collaborative research on subjects of mutual interest in renewable energy, exchange and training of scientific and technical personnel, exchange of available scientific and technologies information and data, organisation of workshops, seminars and working groups, transfer of know-how, technology and equipment, on non-commercial basis etc.
This information was given by the Minister of New and Renewable Energy Dr. Farooq Abdullah in a written reply in the Lok Sabha on 21st February, 2014.
ST Staff Writers
This post was prepared by Solar Thermal Magazine staff.