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Bengaluru-based Micelio fund to invest in clean-energy startups

By : editor_2, Jan 10, 2019

Shreyas Shibulal, son of Infosys cofounder SD Shibulal, has started a fund dedicated to clean-energy startups. Bengaluru-headquartered Micelio Fund plans to invest in startups in the electric...

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Clean water technology company InnoNano Research raises $18 m

By : sustainabilityo..., May 11, 2016

InnoNano Research, a clean-water technology company incubated at IIT Madras, has received funding of $18 million from US-based Nanoholdings, an energy and water investment specialist firm. This...

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Green banks and green bonds can boost Indian renewable energy capacity

By : sustainabilityo..., May 4, 2016

India's goal to dramatically ramp-up solar and wind energy capacity could get a major boost through two fast-growing financing innovations—green banks and green bonds—according to new analysis...

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Rs 2,250 cr allocated for Environment Ministry

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 2, 2016

A total of Rs 2,250 crore has been allocated to the Environment Ministry in this year's budget, an increase of around Rs 600 crore even as the government decided to increase the clean energy tax...

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Goldman Sachs to launch climate-focused ETF

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 16, 2015

Goldman Sachs Group Inc said in a filing on Monday it would launch a new climate-focused index-tracking exchange-traded fund (ETF).

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Rays Power Infra bags orders worth Rs. 500 crore in Uttarakhand

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 15, 2015

Rays Power Infra Pvt. Ltd., India’s Third Largest solar EPC company, has today announced that it has received orders worth 500 crore for EPC Services of 80 MW Solar Power...

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Triton to set up $100 million solar panels plant in Karnataka

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 14, 2015
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2% incentive for New Town green buildings in Kolkata

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 9, 2015

The New Town Kol kata Development Authority (NKDA) is encouraging buil ders to build more green buil dings in Rajarhat, New Town.

The authorities recently gave green signal to the deci sion of 2% reduction in the building plan sanction fee for developers who would be...

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Yes Bank commits $ 5 bn for climate action in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 9, 2015

Yes Bank, India’s fifth largest private sector bank, has announced mobilisation of $ 5 billion towards its commitment to climate finance in India.

The bank made the declaration to coincide with the Conference of Parties (COP) 21 climate summit underway in Paris this...

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India needs to create green buildings, says expert

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 8, 2015

There is an urgent need for India to make energy efficient buildings by jumping to the latest technology, creating awareness among people and teaching building physics to next generation architects, says an expert in energy simulation.

There is also a need for...

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