The two bodies will collaborate to further the cooperation between them and work on RE standards of the country
The Renewable Energy Promotion Association (Repa) and The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) have recently inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in New Delhi.
As per the MoU, both Assocham and Repa would collaborate together to promote substantial and tangible actions to increase the co-operation between the two bodies. These are some of the win-wins, the newly signed MoU would seek to achieve for both the organizations.
Under the memorandum of understanding, the co-operation between Assocham technical committees and Repa standing committees and task forces develop and harmonize Indian and international RE standards. Organize joint training and educational seminars and other educational activities when appropriate.
According to the website, the bodies will help to promote, encourage, manage, assist and organize an integrated and efficient development of solar energy, wind energy, biomass energy, geothermal energy, tidal and wave energy and energy generated from non-conventional/renewable energy resources in India and abroad including planning, investigation, research, design and preparation of preliminary, feasibility and definite project reports for construction, generation, operation and maintenance, renovation and modernization of power stations and projects, transmission, distribution, sale of power generation at stations in India and abroad.
The MoU was signed by Assocham deputy secretary general Saurabh Sanyal and A G Iyer, president and promoter director, Repa in presence of M M Madan, chairman Assocham National Council on Hydropower and Rajiv Kumar Srivastava, assistant general manager – exports, Waaree Energies Limited in New Delhi.
REPA is one of India’s only Professional (Public-Private) Not-for-Profit body and an umbrella association for Renewable Energy. REPA’s currently conducts research, studies, training, and management, establish Educational Institution(s) for imparting training and Education in the field of Renewable Energy and other related subjects like Solar, Wind, Bio-Energy, Nuclear Energy & Hydrogen Energy in the Renewable Energy (RE) sector and Off-shore Wind & Tidal Energy in the (Marine Renewable Energy) MRE sector.