India and Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for intensifying cooperation on renewable energy on 11 February 2014.
The MoU was signed between the Dutch Ambassador Alphonsus Stoelinga and the Secretary of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Dr. Satish Balram Agnihotri.
The MoU will encourage cooperation not only at the official and governmental levels but also between leading Indian and Dutch private companies and research institutions.
Under MoU an Indo Dutch Joint Working Group will be setup and the exchange of technical and institutional knowledge on clean energy will be facilitated.
India plans to add over 30 GW of renewable energy to its energy mix in the next 5 years. India and Netherlands had great potential for enhancing cooperation in promoting renewable energy and offered to provide all possible assistance for the purpose.
Where: New Delhi
What: MoU on renewable energy
When: 11 February 2014