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Global Grid Plan

Global Grid Plan

Background

Indian PM Narendra Modi and former French President Francois Hollande revealed the International Solar Alliance (ISA) in 2015. This project was launched to combine the efforts of both countries to work against climate change, replacing the use of fossil fuels, and adopt renewable energy.

The Vision of ISA is to provide a platform for cooperation among solar resource-rich countries where global community...

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Xi Jinping in Myanmar -Heralding a New Era

Xi Jinping in Myanmar -Heralding a New Era

Background President Xi Jinping has just completed a two-day official visit to Myanmar, on 17 and 18 January 2020. This was the first state visit by a Chinese President, in 19 years; though, in 2009, Xi Jinping as Vice President had visited Myanmar. The geopolitical significance of the visit is three-fold; PRC support to Myanmar in the Rohingya Crisis; assertion of Myanmar control in the Northern states, particularly Kachin and Shan; and, the revival of the stalled BRI (Belt & Road Initiative) projects in Myanmar. The...

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End of a Decade - End of the Teens

End of a Decade - End of the Teens

The teenage years of the Twenty-First Century are over, we at Synergia take a peek at some of the consequential events on our global patch that could help us better understand 2020 and beyond.The decade began with a prodigious disaster in Haiti on the 12th of Jan 2010. A devastating earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter, killed hundreds and thousands of people.A lot has changed in the last 10...

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