Gautam Adani meets UK PM Boris Johnson, pledges to commit $70 billion for renewable energy

Talking to business leaders on the interests of the UK’s Global Investment Summit at the London Science Museum, he requested fair and practical policies in the fight against climate change.

On Tuesday, Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani met with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the Global Investment Summit and said that his group would invest USD 70 billion to energy transition through solar and others.

After meeting Johnson, Adani showed his gratitude: “Honoured to meet UK PM Boris Johnson at the Global Investment Summit.” Calling the leadership inspiring in synchronising global climate response, he said that Adani Group would invest USD 70 bn to energy transition via solar, wind and H2.

“Honoured to meet UK PM @BorisJohnson at the #GlobalInvestmentSummit. What a platform! Inspiring leadership in synchronising global climate action. @AdaniOnline will commit $70bn to Energy Transition via Solar, Wind & H2. Thank you, UK Govt and @TradeGovUK, for the opportunity,” Adani said in a tweet.

“Chairman @Gautam_Adani says the battle against climate change must be fought with equitable and pragmatic policies. Speaking on the sidelines of the UK Govt’s Global Investment Summit in London, he called for setting practical goals and agendas to overcome the climate crisis,” Adani Group said in a tweet on Tuesday earlier.

Talking to business leaders on the interests of the UK’s Global Investment Summit at the London Science Museum, he requested fair and practical policies in the fight against climate change and suggested setting realistic goals and agendas.

Hydrogen, he said, is a game-changer, and the group’s green energy portfolio will grow to become one of the world’s largest green hydrogen producers. “Green policies and climate action not based on equitable growth will struggle in the long run,” he was quoted as saying in a statement issued by Adani Group.

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