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Banks, Financial Institutions sanction Rs 1.08 lakh crore for renewables: Piyush Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 25, 2016

Banks and financial institutions have sanctioned funding of Rs 1.08 lakh crore for renewable energy capacities of 42.71 GW since February 2015, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said today. ...

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India to launch clean energy equity fund of up to $2 billion: Sources

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 3, 2016

The Indian government and three state-run firms will jointly set up an equity fund of up to $2 billion for renewable energy companies to tap into to help New Delhi meet its clean energy goals,...

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Financing Industrial Energy Efficiency in India: Who will Invest?

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 14, 2016


Industrial energy efficiency across sectors covered under the Perform, Achieve and Trade (PAT) scheme  sectors (excluding the thermal power sector) has an investment potential of about...

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Azure Power ties up for rooftop solar PV financing in India with OPIC

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 6, 2016

Solar power producer Azure Power (New Delhi, India) on October 4th, 2016 announced its tie up with Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government's development finance...

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Subject Tags: Financing , Solar PV

ADB to provide $ 500 mn loan for putting up solar rooftops

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 5, 2016

Multi-lateral lender Asian Development Bank (ADB) will extend a $ 500 million loan for installing solar rooftop systems to help India expand its renewable energy footprint. 

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Subject Tags: Financing , Solar Rooftop

Amaravati: Centre trims loan amount needed for new Andhra capital by half

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 20, 2016

Andhra Pradesh was in for a rude shock when the Centre cut down by half the quantum of loan that the state wanted to secure from the World Bank for the construction of its new capital Amaravati...

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Why Starbucks issued its first 'sustainability' bond

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 29, 2016

Slowly but surely, U.S. companies are waking up to the notion that bonds can be a useful financing mechanism for all manner of corporate sustainability projects.


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Green bonds the new black in the market as environmental financing surges

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 28, 2016

The environmentally sensitive shoots developing in the global bonds market appear to be heading for a serious growth spurt with another record quarter of "green bonds" issuance....

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Subject Tags: Financing , Green Bonds

NHPC plans to raise up to Rs 4,500 crore via corporate bonds

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 26, 2016

Hydro-power player NHPC is looking at raising Rs 4,500 crore through corporate bonds on private placement basis and its board will meet on Friday to "consider and approve" the proposal....

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PFC, REC will drop interest rates to double lending in three years

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 25, 2016

State-run power financiers Power Finance Corp (PFC) and Rural Electrification Corp (REC) will slash rates to single digits when lending to renewable energy projects following the government's...

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Subject Tags: Financing