International Solar Alliance and Cuba to strengthen cooperation

International Solar Alliance and Cuba to strengthen cooperation

New Delhi, Oct 29 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of Cuba and the International Solar Alliance (ISA) ratified here today the will to strengthen cooperation relations in the effective use of renewable energy sources, particularly solar.

This was revealed during a meeting held this Friday between ISA Secretary General, Ajay Mathur, and Cuba’s ambassador-designate here, Alejandro Simancas, according to a diplomatic source to which Prensa Latina had access.

The official from the Caribbean country reiterated the importance that Havana attaches to the development of different ways of generating clean energy, as well as the support to this initiative promoted by India to reduce dependence on the use of fossil fuels that cause global warming.

Cuba is a founding member of the International Solar Alliance, promoted by India since 2015, and currently holds the vice presidency for the Latin American and Caribbean region of that intergovernmental organization made up of more than 120 countries.

The previous week, the Cuban Minister of Energy and Mines, Livan Arronte, participated in the IV General Assembly of ISA.

Heads of the sector and representatives of international organizations such as the Latin American Energy Organization and the International Renewable Energy Agency discussed the strategic plan for the next five years, which includes the development of photovoltaic solar energy at affordable costs.


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