Masayoshi Son offers free solar power after 25 years

Chief Executive Officer, Soft Bank Group,  Masayoshi Son said that he can provide free power from solar power projects after 25 years of PPA to all International Solar Alliance (ISA) member countries.

Addressing plenary session of the 2nd Global Renewable Energy Investment Meeting and Expo, (REINVEST- 2018), organised by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India, in New Delhi, Cost of Solar power generation is much cheaper in India compared to rest of the world.

Making a presentation at the occasion he said “ISA has been a very important part of Prime Minister Modi’s leadership. PM Modi wants 100 per cent electrification, it’s a great mission, with great vision, for villages and for households (Saubhagya)”. Commending the efforts of the ISA, he said “We are no more one nation in this mission, but 121 nations involved in bringing a change.”

He said that they fully support the vision 2020 set by PM Modi. “We’re investing in tech and  innovation so that we can harness solar energy efficiently to provide free power to children, mothers, communities across the world. It’s not a dream, we now have the resources to make this happen,” he added.

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