US senator introduces legislation to boost India-US ties in clean energy

Business Standard | Sep 14, 2021 at 2:00 AM
  • A top American senator has introduced legislation to boost cooperation between India and the US in the areas of clean energy and climate change, emphasising that he witnessed firsthand the positive results that come when the two nations work as a team to tackle common challenges.
  • CCEP activities include promoting joint research and development on clean energy technologies, encouraging US private investment in the Indian clean energy market, and supporting initiatives to develop new renewable energy generation capacity in India.
  • The legislation follows a Congressional delegation coming to India in the fall of 2019, during which Menendez engaged with India’s Minister of New and Renewable Energy and Indian business leaders to discuss how the US and India can address the threat of climate change and deepen cooperation on clean energy production.