India Agrivoltaics Alliance (IAA)

The India Agrivoltaics Alliance (IAA) was officially launched on 30 October 2023, and is sponsored and supported by the Indo-German Energy Forum (IGEF-SO), as well as Bloomberg Philanthropies and the India Climate Collaborative. The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) manages the secretariat of the IAA. The primary objective of the alliance is to bring together all stakeholders along the agrivoltaic value chain. Additionally, it seeks to promote the development of effective business and financing models, ensure the inclusion of women and young people, and work towards formulating concrete recommendations for agrivoltaic development in India. Shri Lalit Bohra, Head of Department at the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), delivered the inaugural speech, highlighting the importance of international cooperation in this still emerging technology.