Dr Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy, US Department of Energy

Modi's commitment to globally increasing R&D, financing, innovation for clean energy resonates with US. US and India have strong multilateral clean energy collaboration.

Mr Amos Hochstein, Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, Bureau of Energy Resources (ENR), U.S. Department of State

India can lead transformation to low carbon energy future. The United States is the "absolutely right partner" for cooperating with India on solutions in developing clean energy.

Mr Jake Schmidt, Director, International Program, NRDC

Large number of jobs can be created in India through green energy technologies.

Ms Anita Marangoly GeorgeSenior Director, Energy & Extractives, The World Bank

India's role is crucial in reaching energy sector UN sustainable development goals.

Mr William Sisson, Director, Sustainability, United Technologies Corporation

Businesses have to make commitments to cutting emissions, lead in disseminating ideas.

Mr Raymond Vickery, Senior Adviser, Albright Stonebridge Group; Of Counsel, Hogan Lovells and Global Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Role of governments diminished; private-public cooperation is essential for advancing clean energy.

Dr Thomas Weber, President, Jupiter Oxygen Corporation

Carbon capture can be cost effective way to contribute to controlling greenhouse gas emissions.

Ms Lisa Jacobson, President, Business Council for Sustainable Energy

Clean energy investments should be promoted.

Mr Anil Kakani, Executive Director of Cross Border Initiatives, Anand Rathi Financial Services

US technologies have to get access to Indian markets to help reach clean, renewable energy goals.

Mr Reid Detchon, Vice President for Energy and Climate Strategy, United Nations Foundation

UN's sustainable development goals are manifestations of common aspirations of all countries.

Mr Jacob Scherr, Senior Advisor, International Program, NRDC

Corporates have role in strengthening capacity for sustainable development.

Prof Veerabhadran Ramanathan, Victor Alderson Professor, University of California, San Diego

Intergenerational equity demands reducing carbon emission by 50% and to zero by 2080.

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