New Delhi: The Union Cabinet was on Monday apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding, which has been signed between the Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI), India and Commissariat a l energieatomique et aux energies alternatives (CEA), French state-owned research entity and BlueStorage SAS, a French Company.
The MoU was signed on October 3, 2018 in New Delhi. The MoU was signed in three originals each in Hindi, English and French language.
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad told reporters here that the objective of the MoU was to define the modalities of discussions concerning, in particular, the future collaboration regarding in a pilot project to provide SECI an e-vehicle charging station with embedded batteries.
These batteries will be powered by solar panels and optimised connection to the grid in order to support the Indian governments ambitious plan for the deployment of electrical vehicles by maximising solar mobility and minimising its grid impact. The Memorandum of Understanding will help in strengthening bilateral cooperation between India and France.
The Cabinet was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.