India launches Green Grids, OSOWOG and IRIS at COP26 on Day-2 of parleys

Modi said India will fully support this new project, and work closely with CDRI, other partner countries and the UN for its success

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his British counterpart Boris Johnson during the UN Climate Change Conference COP26, in Glasgow | Photo: AP/PTI

Shreya Jai New Delhi
India launched the ambitious ‘One Sun, One World, One Grid’ (OSOWOG) programme on the second day of the negotiations at the global climate conference COP26 on Tuesday.

The project was launched along with the Green Grids Initiative (GGI) of the UK. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Indian PM Narendra Modi jointly presented a One Sun Declaration. It was also decided to set up a ‘Ministerial Steering Group’, which includes France, India, the UK and the US, and will also have representatives from Africa, the Gulf, Latin America and Southeast Asia.

Launching the OSOWOG, Modi said, “I am hopeful that a common

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First Published: Nov 02 2021 | 7:31 PM IST

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