India-Germany green energy pact nears closure

May 18, 2013 by  
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earlier this week for enabling India set up green energy corridors for the transmission of solar and wind power.

The green energy corridors project will enable evacuation of over 30,000 MW of renewable energy generated during the 12th FiveYear Plan in India into the national grid.

“Detailed discussions were held in Berlin between Scindia and Germany’s minister of state for economic co-operation development Gudrun Kopp on the early finalisation of the green energy corridors and its implementation,” said a power ministry statement.

Scindia’s visit is a follow-up to the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s visit to Berlin in April for the second round of inter-governmental consultations between India and Germany. Cooperation in power and renewable energy were one of the key areas of discussions between Singh and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, with both governments highlighting this as a vital sector for ongoing and enhanced cooperation.

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