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  • 20 March, 2021

  • 3 Min Read

Mission Innovation

Mission Innovation

  • Mission Innovation is a global initiative of 24 countries and the EU launched during the Paris Agreement at COP21 on November 30, 2015.
  • The program focuses on Clean Energy Research, Development, and Demonstration (RD&D) initiatives to accelerate clean energy innovations.
  • Department of Biotechnology is the nodal agency for coordinating national efforts in clean energy R, D & D and implementing various activities in close collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology and other line ministries.
  • India is playing a crucial role in MI Activities at the global level by participating in eight Innovation Challenges and co-leading three challenges (Smart Grids, Off-Grid access to Electricity and Sustainable Biofuels).
  • India is a member of the MI Steering Committee and Co-lead of the Analysis and Joint Research Sub-Group along with Canada.
  • India has set up Clean Energy International Incubation Center to provide support to start providing the most impactful clean energy solutions for the societal good.
  • Department of Science & Technology is supporting R & D Projects on Smart Grid at various National Institutes, Universities, and IITs in collaboration with partnering institutes from Canada, Norway, UK, Germany, USA, Australia, and Italy.
  • Government has also committed an amount of Rs. 18 Crore for India-Sweden Collaborative Industrial Research & Development Programme 2020 on Smart Grids. A total of 9 projects have been supported for R&D on Smart Grid.

Source: PIB

  • 31 May, 2020

  • 1 Min Read

Mission Innovation

Mission Innovation

The initiative was launched in the Cop21 UNFCCC in 2015. India is a member nation of the global initiative

The objectives of the initiative are,

  • To accelerate public and private clean energy innovation
  • To address climate change,
  • Make clean energy affordable to consumers, and
  • Create green jobs and commercial opportunities

It will help in achieving India’s INDC of increasing the share of clean and renewable energy in the energy basket

Source: TH

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