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One Sun, One World, One Grid: What it is, why it's needed, what will it do?

Policy experts describe it as part of India's answer to China's 'One Belt One Road' project

renewable energy, wind energy, solar energy
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While India is a partner nation is most trade associations, with ISA and OSOWOG it is planning to take a leadership position

Shreya Jai New Delhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day address again asserted the mega plan of “One Sun, One World, One Grid” (OSOWOG) — a trans-national electricity grid supplying solar power across the globe. Modi first presented the idea in 2018 during the first assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA). Policy experts describe it as part of India’s answer to China’s “One Belt One Road” project.

What is OSOWOG and what will it do?

According to the draft plan of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), OSOWOG will connect 140 countries through a common grid that will be used to

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First Published: Aug 21 2020 | 6:02 AM IST

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