UK to join International Solar Alliance

The organisation aims to reach 1,000GW of clean, sun-powered capacity by 2030

Plans for 10GW of solar power systems in Africa

The African Development Bank’s ‘Desert to Power’ initiative hopes to provide electricity to 250 million people

International Solar Alliance comes into force

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) has formally entered into force and received the status as an international organisation. It aims to deploy more than 1,000GW of the renewable source and mobilise around $1 trillion (£0.7tn) into solar power by 2030. The initiative, initially launched at the 2015 UN climate conference in Paris, has so far […]

Six more nations join International Solar Alliance

Six more countries have signed agreements to join the International Solar Alliance (ISA). Five African nations – Djibouti, Cote d’Ivoire, Somalia, Ghana and Comros – join other nations who signed the pact in November last year. A tiny island, Nauru, which has a population of just above 10,000, also submitted its instrument of ratification. The […]

International Solar Alliance takes shape in India

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) has taken shape with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President François Hollande laying the foundation stone for the headquarters in Delhi. The ISA, which was launched at COP21 in Paris in December, is an alliance of 121 countries with strong solar resources. It aims to make the renewable source […]