GIZ Signed MoU with Govt. of Goa to Develop Multi-Sectoral State Energy Plan

Under the IGEN Access-II program of GIZ India, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed with the State Government of Goa for developing a multi-sectoral strategic energy plan with a 100% Renewable Energy roadmap for the state. A strategic unit will be formed, which will act as a think tank to own, implement and update the action plan. Goa Energy Development Agency (GEDA) will lead the planning process on behalf of the State and will also act as a repository of the state energy database and decision support tool.

Before signing the MoU, GIZ had a detailed discussion on the importance and methodology of developing a state energy plan, with Secretaries of all key departments in the presence of Chief Secretary Shri Parimal Rai, IAS.

Shri Kunal, IAS, Secretary Power and Non- Renewable Energy; Shri Aleixo F. Da Costa, Director Dept. of New and Renewable Energy and Shri Sanjeev Joglekar, Member Secretary, represented the Government of Goa. Dr. Winfried Damm, Programme Director of the Energy Cluster, Ms. Nidhi Sarin, Lead-IGEN Access-II program and Mr. Manoj Mahata, technical expert, represented GIZ India.

For further information please contact Ms. Nidhi Sarin,