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US Presidential Envoy Mr John Kerry assures support of his country in assisting India to reach its 450 GW renewable energy target by 2030

The US Special Presidential Envoy (SEPC) John Kerry has proposed that his country is willing to enter into a genuine collaboration with India to enable  realisation of  the ambitious target of reaching 450 GW Renewable Energy by 2030 which would pave the way to India achieving sub 2°C level, much more than what has been committed under Paris Climate Agreement

India and USA could take a Global Leadership role on the Energy Transition front

India and United states have agreed that that labs in both the countries could work with the  with the objective of reducing costs and finding alternative chemistry for making energy transition economically viable. Mr John Kerry highlighted that India and USA could take a Global Leadership role on the Energy Transition front and show the rest of the world that ambitious Renewable Energy targets can be achieved

The US side appreciated India for its Energy Access drive and commitment to achieve 450 GW of Renewable Energy by 2030. He also lauded India for electrifying 28.02 million homes in 18 months and achieved universal household electrification.

US Presidential envoy for Climate Kerry who is heading a US delegation is in Delhi met with Union power minister R K Singh. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss further collaboration on climate change issues and to work towards a genuine partnership between the two countries to pave the way for the rest of the world on Energy Transition. Mr Alok Kumar, Secretary Ministry of Power and other senior officials from the ministry were also present.

GoI’s intent to move towards clean energy transition

The Union Power Minister informed the US side about GoI’s intent to move towards clean energy transition. The biggest challenge for infusing of Renewable Energy was “Storage” which needs to be addressed immediately to make power accessible to the masses. He mentioned that huge bids for Green Hydrogen and Electrolyzers are planned in the upcoming months. He requested the US side to send their companies to participate in the bids. He also highlighted India’s upcoming projects in Ladakh on Green Hydrogen and Green Energy Corridors.
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