Ahead of the formal launch of ‘Green Grids Initiative-One Sun One World One Grid’ (GGI-OSOWOG) partnership during the World Leaders Summit at COP26 in Glasgow, this event, organised by the UK COP26 Presidency and the India Presidency of the International Solar Alliance (ISA), brought together governments, international financial and technical organisations, legislators, power system operators, developers and knowledge leaders to discuss the political, financial, and technical barriers across global grid networks.
The event was held on 11-12 October 2021 and facilitated a multi-layered dialogue between the OSOWOG vision and the experience in Northwest Europe of developing cross-border trading of renewable electricity generation, as a leading and early example of the wider approach under the GGI-OSOWOG partnership in promoting international political cooperation, technical collaboration and knowledge exchange.
High-level speakers included ministers from partner countries: Kwasi Kwarteng, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, UK; Raj Kumar Singh, Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy, India; Dr Ajay Mathur, Director General, ISA – as well as senior representatives from governments, the private sector and international institutions.
The virtual event was hosted by Wilton Park.
The live recording can be accessed here.