The Rajasthan Government’s Department of Energy and United State of America’s Utah Governor’s Office of Energy Development signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) as part of the U.S.-India State and Urban Initiative in Jaipur recently.
The MoU will ensure cooperation between Utah and Rajasthan for mitigating the challenges in the energy sector. As per the MoU, Utah will help Rajasthan in the integration of resources and technology for renewable energy through policy exchanges, facilitating transfer of technology for energy storage, scheduling and forecasting, electric mobility and strengthening of power transmission networks.
According to Naresh Pal Gangwar, Principal Secretary (Energy), the MoU would emphasise on creating efficient energy generation system through implementation of smart technology, which would further help in reducing transmission and distribution losses. He also added that the MoU would pave the way for energy partnership between Rajasthan and Utah.
Laura Nelson, Executive Director, Utah Governor’s Office of Energy Development was present during the signing of MoU along with the representatives of the Centre for Strategic and International Studies.