USAID to fund solar research projects in India
The U.S. Agency for International development (USAID) has announced on Monday that it will provide USD10 million in funding to a number of projects aimed at addressing critical areas of development, two of the projects center on solar research in India and in Morocco.
USAID had already shown a desire to support the development of renewable energies and low-emission economies around the world with a variety of initiatives. It’s most recent pick of global development projects have a distinctive low-emission theme, with two such projects focused on solar research.
Funded through the Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER), USAID’s US Global Development Lab chose 49 projects to receive $10 million to address gaps in scientific knowledge aimed at critical areas of development. Among those selected were two stand-out solar research projects in India and Morocco.