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India inks energy work programme with IEA, key members

IANS  |  New Delhi 

has signed joint work programmes with the International Energy Agency (IEA) and some key members at IEA's latest ministerial meeting in Paris, where the Indian delegation was led by Power Minister R.K. Singh, an official statement said on Wednesday.

"At the ministerial, signed joint work programmes with IEA and other key members of the IEA family, namely Brazil, Chile, India, Indonesia and Thailand," a Power Ministry release said here.

"The event focuses on energy security, clean energy technology and government-industry dialogue on investment and digitalization," it said.

The Indian Power Minister "emphasised the importance of clean energy and assured achievement of 175 GW of renewable target of while addressing the plenary session on Driving the Transitions to Clean Energy", it added.

According to the release, Singh held discussions with the French Minister of State for Ecological and Inclusive Transition, Brune Poirson on the sidelines of the meeting November 7-8.

He also had fruitful discussion on various issues with US Energy Secretary James Richard Perry, the statement added.

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First Published: Wed, November 08 2017. 21:50 IST
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