New Delhi: A Ministerial dialogue of US-India Strategic Clean Energy Partnership (USISCEP) will be held on Friday in USA, Hardeep S. Puri, minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Housing and Urban Affairs said on Wednesday.
The minister will lead an official and business delegation to Washington DC and Houston from Thursday.
In Washington DC, Puri will co-chair the ministerial dialogue of US-India Strategic Clean Energy Partnership (USISCEP), which will be held on Friday with Ms. Jennifer Granholm, Secretary of Energy,USA.
The revamped USISCEP was launched in accordance with U.S.-India Climate and Clean Energy Agenda 2030 Partnership announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and H.E. President Joe Biden at the Leaders’ Summit on Climate held in April 2021.
The partnership continues to advance energy security and innovation; scaling up emerging clean energy technologies; and deploying technical solutions through 5 pillars:
(i) Responsible Oil and Gas Pillar (ii) Power and Energy Efficiency Pillar (iii) Renewable Energy Pillar (iv) Sustainable Growth Pillar (V) Emerging Fuels and technologies.
The minister will interact with World Bank Officials on Climate Resilient Urban Infrastructure. He will also participate in two executive round tables with USA India Business Council in Washington D.C. and with USA India Strategic Partnership Forum in Houston.
The minister will also hold discussions with CEOs of US based energy companies.
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