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Government's solar plan for farmers hits funding roadblock

By : editor_2, Aug 17, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious solar project for farmers called Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM) has been red flagged by the Finance Ministry, Business Standard...

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Subject Tags: funding , KUSUM Scheme , MNRE

YES BANK launches YES SCALE: Cleantech to Scale Up Startups in Energy Efficiency, Waste Management & Water Management

By : editor_2, Jul 13, 2018

YES BANK recently launched YES SCALE: Cleantech Accelerator, as part of its multi-sector start-up accelerator YES SCALE (Smart City, Clean Tech, Agritech, Lifesciences Tech, Edu Tech). YES SCALE...

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Paytm’s Vijay Shekhar Sharma co-launches $150-mn environment protection fund

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 6, 2018

Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma and venture capitalist Shailesh Vickram Singh have joined hands to launch a $150-million environment protection-focused fund.

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$350-million solar development fund in the works: Raj Kumar Singh

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 19, 2018

India is setting up a $350-million solar development fund to support financing of solar projects, minister of state for new and renewable energy Raj Kumar Singh said. 

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Global fund for de-risking solar projects on the anvil

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 17, 2017

A taskforce set up under the aegis of the International Solar Alliance has recommended the setting up of a ‘guarantee fund’ that would function as a sort of insurance against various risks in...

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Government to provide funds to cities to buy EVs for public transport

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 7, 2017

The Centre has invited proposals from cities with a population above 10 lakh for extending grants under the FAME India scheme to promote large-scale adoption of electric vehicles in multi-modal...

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EESL receives $454 mn funding from Global Environment Facility for energy efficiency programs

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 2, 2017

In a move aimed at providing a boost to India’s clean energy push, state-owned Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has partnered with Global Environment Facility (GEF) for $454 million ‘...

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Big Oil's $1 billion fund backs new cement, engine technologies

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 31, 2017

A $1 billion fund created by top energy companies to curb climate change will back technologies being developed by U.S. cement maker Solidia Technologies and engine maker Achates Power, it said...

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ADB to increase annual lending to India to $4 billion

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 28, 2017

The Asian Development Bank on Wednesday said it will increase its annual lending to India to a maximum of $4 billion between 2018 and 2022 to help fasten inclusive economic transformation...

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India seeks funds from World Bank and ADB for electric buses

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 28, 2017

India has sought funds from World Bank and Asian Development Bank (ADB) to procure electric buses for all major cities to fuel its electric mobility plan.

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