India and Maldives to establish transmission interconnection for renewable power transfer

India and Maldives have proposed to establish transmission interconnection for renewable power transfer as part of One Sun, One World, One Grid (OSOWOG) initiative to facilitate Maldives’ energy transition programme.

Both the countries have proposed two memoranda of understanding (MoU) –one on energy cooperation and another on transmission interconnection under OSOWOG.A draft agreement is being prepared for MoU on transmission interconnection under which a technical team from India would visit Maldives to assess its technical feasibility. Thereafter a detailed project report will be prepared jointly with Indian and Maldives agencies including undersea cable route survey and network augmentation in Male.Maldives plans to achieve the net zero emission target by 2030.

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