Greentech Lead Team: India and Portugal may work together on wave and
of agriculture, environment, sea and spatial planning of Portugal, Assuncao
Cristas met Minister of new & renewable energy Farooq Abdullah in New
two sides discussed possibilities of enhancing cooperation between the two
countries in the field of renewable energy. The Portuguese minister highlighted
the progress made by her country in renewable energy especially bio-mass and
bio-fuels. She said that in view of high consumption of electricity, Portugal
is now focusing on energy conservation efforts and improving energy
Abdullah underlined the progress made by India in wind and solar energy. He
said India would like to cooperate with Portugal in wave and off-shore energy.
Indian minister also suggested that private sectors of both the countries
should cooperate in promoting Renewable Energy in the two countries and offered
to provide all possible assistance in this direction.
Cristas invited a delegation from India to see the developments in Portugal in
renewable energy with a view to enhance cooperation between the two countries
in the area.