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IndusInd Bank to set up impact financing unit

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 11, 2017

Private sector lender IndusInd Bank Ltd is preparing to open a new vertical to focus on so-called impact financing, said Roopa Satish, country head for corporate, institutions and investment...

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Rs 71,000 crore loans cleared for green energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 12, 2016

Banks and NBFCs (non-banking financial companies) have met 18% of their five-year lending commitment for renewable energy projects within 14 months of promising to fund more than 78 GW (giga...

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Subject Tags: bank , Financing , Green Energy

Green dreams: judging the BRICS bank climate ambitions

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 23, 2014

Does the new development bank launched by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa last week herald a new age in low carbon financing? It is a question leading economists and civil society observers have been asking for some time, with few answers...

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U.S. Ex-Im Bank weighs loan to major India coal project

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 4, 2014

 

 

The U.S. Export-Import Bank is considering financing a massive coal-fired power plant in India despite the fact the Obama administration has called on domestic and global public lenders to stop funding coal-plants in his climate change strategy.

The...

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Subject Tags: bank , Technology , World Bank

India's rice warrior battles to build living seed bank as climate chaos looms

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 18, 2014

Fifty years ago, every Indian village would probably have grown a dozen or more rice varieties that grew nowhere else. Passed down from generation to generation and family to family, there would have been a local variety for every soil and taste – rice...

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Subject Tags: bank , Technology

German bank to fund Green Energy Corridors project

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 17, 2014

 The Rs.1,593-crore Green Energy Corridors project of the Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation (TANTRANSCO) will be the State’s first power project to be funded by the KfW, a German development bank.

Announced in the State budget tabled in the Assembly a few days ago,...

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Deutsche Bank: Sustainable solar market expected in 2014

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 19, 2013

 The German bank has raised its 2013 global solar demand forecast to 30 GW – representing a 20% year-on-year increase – on the back of suggestions of strong demand in markets including India, the U.S., China (around 7 to 10 GW), the U.K. (around 1 to 2 GW), Germany and Italy...

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World Bank plots India’s path to ambitious 20GW solar target

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 17, 2013

 The World Bank has talked up the potential of solar energy in India but warned that the country must make a number of changes if it is to hit its own ambitious deployment target of 20GW by 2022.

In a new report, the bank said falling costs had made solar a promising...

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EXIM bank to focus on horticulture and handloom sector, Northeast India

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 2, 2013

Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM) will aggressively promote the horticulture and hand loom sector of the eight states of Northeast India. 

TCA Ranganathan, Chairman & Managing Director of EXIM bank who in Guwahati...

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Subject Tags: bank

US Exim Bank to work with states for renewable energy

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 26, 2013

The Export-Import Bank of the US (Exim Bank), is set to work closely with state governments in India for financing renewable energy projects. Of late, states have shown great intent in the segment. Therefore, US Exim Bank would work both at the state and the national levels,...

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Subject Tags: bank , energy