In a stage toward expanding the U.S.– India joint effort for clean vitality advancement, the U.S. Organization for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of New and Renewable (MNRE) reported yesterday the dispatch of an association between the USAID-bolstered South Asia Group for Energy (SAGE) and MNRE’s National Technical Institutions. SAGE is the U.S.
Government consortium that will give propelled specialized information on clean vitality advancement inserted in the U.S. Branch of Energy’s National Laboratories to MNRE’s National Technical Institutions and other open foundations under this new association.
MNRE Secretary, Indu Shekhar Chaturvedi, and USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator for Asia, Javier Piedra, propelled the association uninvolved of the continuous U.S.- India Strategic Energy Partnership (SEP) gatherings.
Featuring the noteworthiness of this new association to the U.S.- India clean vitality cooperation, Javier Piedra, stated: “Through the SAGE activity, our exertion is to bring the best of U.S. information and aptitude from three U.S. Division of Energy labs to impart to Indian national organizations.
Secretary Chaturvedi included: “This institutional course of action will result in the U.S. furthermore, Indian foundations sharing significant specialized data, remembering for imaginative advancements to their common advantage. It will likewise contribute toward reinforcing the more extensive association and kinship between the two nations.”
SAGE will contribute altogether towards accomplishing the objectives of the U.S. government’s Asia Enhancing Growth and Development through Energy (Asia EDGE) Initiative, an essential mainstay of the U.S. Government’s Indo-Pacific vision in South Asia, and the U.S.- India Strategic Energy Partnership.
To augment the effect of this organization, the SAGE Consortium, in conversation with MNRE and its specialized foundations, the National Institute of Wind Energy and the National Institute of Biomass Energy, has recognized a few key subjects.
The SAGE is a consortium comprising of USAID, the U.S. Branch of Energy, and three of the Department of Energy’s National Laboratories – Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.