UAE-led solar projects have significantly contributed to reducing the cost of opting for solar energy around the world.
The full text of the op-ed follows: The United Arab Emirates has been relentless in its pursuit of a greener future, locally developing solar technologies and deploying them globally since 2006.
Susantono said: "ADB's energy policy commits $3bn per year by 2020 for promoting clean energy, including solar energy projects in its developing member countries".
India and France have joined hands to spearhead a global "solar revolution" with an aim to generate one terawatt of energy by 2030, an ambitious goal that requires $1 trillion in funds.
During the summit, New Delhi also announced 27 solar projects under the Indian government's credit lines in 15 countries, including Bangladesh, Chad, Congo, Ghana, Mali, Rwanda and Sri Lanka.
"This struggle for renewable energy is also a struggle for empowerment: the empowerment given to each State of the Solar Alliance to succeed at national-scale, to give opportunity to everyone and allow citizens to build their own place and therefore to be trained to create jobs in these sectors", France's President Emmanuel Macron, who co-chaired the launching ceremony said.
"Driven by remarkable cost declines, innovative policies and new business models, solar energy has emerged as the fastest growing renewable energy worldwide".
Referring to "solar mamas", a group of African women trained as solar engineers under an Indian government program, Macron said these women "didn't wait and didn't stop because some countries chose to just leave the floor and leave the Paris agreement". "They made a decision to act and keep acting", he said. The UAE has also launched many initiatives to provide the necessary funding to carry out and develop renewable energy generation projects, such as the initiatives taken by Abu Dhabi Fund for Development and Masdar.
Without taking US President Donald Trump's name, Macron said that while some left the climate deal, others stayed because they wish good for their children and grandchildren.
"We have to encourage innovation so that solar solutions can be provided for various needs". "The joint goal is to have 1 TW of solar energy by 2020 for which we need $1,000 billion", he said. Regulatory aspects as well as standards have to be framed which will expedite adoption of solar solutions, Modi said, adding that consultancy support has to be development for putting up bankable solar projects in developing countries.
Bakhtawer added that casualty figures were uncertain because intense fighting was continuing at and near the site. Rahimi said 56 militants were killed and dozens of others were injured in the air strikes.
Samsung just launched its latest flagship series, the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus at Mobile World Congress 2018 (MWC). However, the Galaxy S9 is out in the wild, still not featuring the in-display fingerprint scanner.
A total of 3 other IndiGo A320Neo planes have been on the ground since February following similar engine problems. We are working to mitigate the Aircraft on Ground (AOG) situation by the end of the second quarter", it added.
She bowed out of politics after her aunt's presidential defeat, but is expected to come back in a new role. As FN president, she said she would propose a new name for the party at its conference on Sunday.
Students need more options, and we must rethink our approach to education. "And all students means all students". But one kind of school has been left out, she said Sunday on 60 Minutes: schools that are struggling .
The Falcon Heavy's first launch was pushed back several times, and the Mars rocket is several times larger and more complex. So why do we have no regulatory oversight? "There's lots of things that are miserable and kind of get you down", Musk said.
Marcus Rashford rose to the occasion in his first Premier League start since Boxing Day, scoring twice against Liverpool. But it was different at Selhurst and that propelled Jose Mourinho's side to a 2-1 win against Liverpool on Saturday.
The nun was appearing in court as part of an ongoing battle with Perry, who offered $14.5 million for a former convent in 2014. Katy Perry is having quite a week. "But, against our will, the Archdiocese removed us to "monetize" our property".
Both said they are continuing to lobby the president to change course. "There may be people who lose less". Trump, who announced his decision surrounded by steelworkers, said he was fulfilling a campaign promise.
Miami Beach's Mokai Lounge
The club will face a criminal animal cruelty investigation, Miami Beach Police Chief Daniel Oates told reporters. In the video people can be heard screaming as the horse stumbles and then struggles to get up and right itself.
Raiders to release high-price CB Smith
He then played for the Kansas City Chiefs from 2013-2015 before signing a four-year, $40 million deal with the Oakland Raiders. Starting cornerback TJ Carrie and safety Reggie Nelson are both scheduled to become unrestricted free agents on Wednesday.
Banking bill has nothing for Americans, Warren says
But she's also been dogged by the allegation that she has claimed Native American ancestry to advance her academic career. Asked if she will, Warren instead talked about her family and Native American issues.
Vikings have reached out to Drew Brees' agent
Strief thanked the organization for taking a chance on him, adding that he was humbled to play alongside quarterback Drew Brees. Monday is when teams officially can tamper with free agents, and Wednesday is when players officially can sign contracts.
Trump pulls back from big changes to gun laws
The tepid steps lessened the hopes of gun control advocates that Trump would take a stand in the wake of the Parkland shooting. President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at Atlantic Aviation in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, March 10, 2018.
Trump stumps for Republican Saccone in tight PA race
For more than an hour before the rally began, Saccone stood near the entrance with his wife, chatting with people as they arrived. Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for being here tonight", Trump said in his more "presidential" voice.