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First World Solar Technology Summit (WSTS) on 8 September, 2020

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Invitation to the First World Solar Technology Summit (WSTS)
on 8 September, 2020 from 14:00 - 19:00 (EEST)

The Embassy of India in Bucharest, on behalf of the International Solar Alliance Secretariat, invites you to the First World Solar Technology Summit (WSTS) being hosted by the International Solar Alliance (ISA) on a virtual platform on Tuesday, the 8th September, 2020. Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi will address the Plenary Session of the Summit.

2. ISA, an intergovernmental organization currently with sixty-seven countries as its members, has been conceived as a unique international platform for cooperation among its members with the mutual goal of ramping up solar energy by aggregating markets, and taking solar power applications to scale to improve energy access.

3. The WSTS aims to bring together key stakeholders and innovators from the governmental, non-governmental and private sectors to discuss recent developments in the field of solar energy and related market trends. The primary objectives of this Summit are to showcase the state-of-the-art next generation solar technologies that can help countries leapfrog to a decarbonized grid, achieve SDG7 and promote the uptake of other solar applications. ISA will also deliberate on the way forward to make available technology at a reasonable and affordable cost for all.

4. The Summit will be addressed by a galaxy of speakers that include Hon’ble Ministers from Government of India and several ISA member countries, Nobel Laureates, CEOs of global technology companies, academicians, innovators and pioneers in research from across the world.

5. The WSTS beginning at 14:00 EEST with the Plenary Session to be addressed by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India and eminent speakers will be followed by the Global CEO’s Session, four Technical Sessions running in parallel will conclude with a high-level Valedictory Session at 19:00 EEST. The Concept Note and provisional Agenda of the Summit are available on ISA’s website https://www.isolaralliance.org/   The updated programme will be shared closer to the date of the Event.

6. The Summit is expected to be attended by Hon’ble Ministers & National Focal Points from several ISA member countries, diplomatic missions, Nobel Laureates, ISA Partner Organizations, high level dignitaries, senior government functionaries, academicians, R&D Institutions, innovators, solar project developers and manufacturers, multilateral agencies and stakeholders from all over the world.

7. In order to ensure a smooth flow of the proceedings and to facilitate your participation, kindly register at: https://registrations.ficci.com/isa-wsts2020/index.html   The registration will also enable sharing of the programme updates and the link for participation as we approach the day of the Summit.

8. For any further information and assistance required to facilitate your participation, kindly reach out to: Mr. Naresh Mehta, Chief of Protocol, ISA at: naresh.mehta@isolaralliance.org; Tele: +91 81305 55556; and /or Ms. Rita Roy Choudhury, Assistant Secretary General, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), organising partner of this Summit at: rita.roychoudhury@ficci.com.

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