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One Sun, One World, One Grid: All you need to know about mega solar plan

The idea was first floated by PM Modi in 2018 during the first assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA)

An aerial view of the solar power plant in Rewa (Photo: PTI)
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The ambitious OSOWOG will connect 140 countries through a common grid that will be used to transfer solar power.

Shreya Jai New Delhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day address on Saturday mentioned about the mega plan of "One Sun, One World, One Grid" (OSOWOG) or a trans-national electricity grid supplying solar power across the globe. The idea was first floated by Modi in 2018 during the first assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA).

In June this year, the ministry of new and renewable energy came out with a Request for Proposal (RFP) to hire consultants for converting this idea into policy. Several policy experts cited it as part of India’s answer to China’s One Belt One Road infrastructure initiative

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First Published: Aug 15 2020 | 1:28 PM IST

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