International Solar Alliance to be more significant than OPEC in future: PM Modi

Updated:2 months, 2 weeks ago IST

New Delhi, Oct 02 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing the gathering at first assembly of International Solar Alliance (ISA) said that the alliance will play the role of what Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) plays right now. “I believe the role OPEC is playing today, will be played by International Solar Alliance in time to come as far as world's energy requirements are concerned. Role being played by oil wells today will one day be played by sun rays”, said PM Modi while addressing the gathering at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. The ISA is a joint-initiative by France and India which aims joint cooperation of countries towards solar energy.

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