India-Japan to cooperate on clean energy tech

(IANS) India and Japan have agreed to cooperate for efficiency and environmental improvement for the sustainable, stable and low-carbon supply of electricity.

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the signing of a memorandum of understanding between Central Electricity Authority, India and Japan Coal Energy Centre, on Japan-India cooperation in the field of energy efficiency and environmental improvement.

The MoU will provide an enabling framework to address issues and barriers in expediting sustainable, stable and low carbon thermal power development by means of studies, training program and knowledge-sharing activities.

The outcome of this work would be conducive to overall power development in India as well as to expedite relevant policy implementation, a government statement said.

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