India, Norway discusses innovative projects in renewable energy

The Indian and Norwegian governments have entered into a partnership with the aim of encouraging innovation in the field of renewable energy. As per the agreement, the Research Council of Norway and Department of Science and Technology, India, will mobilise $1 million for innovation projects undertaken by renewable energy companies in collaboration with research institutions. The two countries are also planning to collaborate on a wide range of topics including energy storage, grid integration, wind power, solar power, smart infrastructure based on artificial intelligence, hydro energy and off-grid solutions.