Union Energy and New & Renewable Power Minister R Okay Singh on Thursday met his Danish counterpart Dan Jrgensen the place each agreed on additional engagement in renewable power, particularly offshore wind and inexperienced hydrogen.
“Union Minister for Energy and New and Renewable Power R Okay Singh met with Dan Jrgensen, Danish Minister for Local weather, Power and Utilities, right here at present (Thursday),” the Ministry of New and Renewable Power stated in an announcement.
Each the ministers agreed to additional engagement in renewable power, particularly offshore wind and inexperienced hydrogen, it added.
Within the assembly, from the India aspect, Minister of State for New and Renewable Power Bhagwanth Khuba, MNRE Secretary Indu Shekhar Chaturvedi and different senior officers of the ministries of energy and MNRE have been additionally current.
The Danish minister was additionally accompanied by a delegation of officers.
Singh underlined to the Danish aspect that power transition in direction of inexperienced is a vital a part of India’s coverage.
He identified that Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech has set a goal of 450 gigawatts (GW) of renewable power capability by 2030.
The minister went on to say that already our complete renewable power portfolio is at 146 GW.
He said that India is the one G20 nation whose actions are in consonance with the Paris Local weather settlement with regard to the worldwide rise in temperature.
Discussing the potential of inexperienced power, Singh stated India is making Ladakh and islands resembling Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep inexperienced in power together with transport.
The 2 ministers collectively launched the ‘Centre of Excellence on Offshore Wind’ as a part of the Inexperienced Strategic Partnership.
This Centre will on the outset be centred round 4 working teams, together with spatial planning, monetary framework circumstances, provide chain infrastructure and requirements, and testing.
Within the preliminary phases, the centre of excellence (CoE) will concentrate on the offshore wind sector.
Within the medium to long run, the imaginative and prescient is that the Centre will broaden to incorporate a wider group of worldwide governments and gamers, accumulating expertise and greatest practices on offshore wind and change into a global centre for offshore wind and with broader hyperlinks to new and renewable power.
Each side agreed to additional their cooperation in renewable power with a concentrate on offshore wind power.
The 2 international locations have already got an settlement on ‘Strategic Sector Cooperation within the subject of Renewable Power with a concentrate on Offshore Wind Power’.
The Danish minister additionally invited Singh to Denmark to take a first-hand take a look at Denmark’s work in offshore wind power.
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