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IRFC launches first US$500 million green bond on behalf of Indian Railways

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 7, 2017

Indian Railways Finance Corporation has issued its inaugural green bond on behalf of Indian Railways — the world’s fourth largest rail network.

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India invites Norway to invest in green transportation

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 7, 2017

India on Wednesday invited Norwegian collaboration in transforming India's logistics sector and help develop the massive infrastructure to green the Indian transportation system....

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Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali to diversify into solar power business

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 5, 2017

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved Ltd, the consumer goods products upstart, is poised to diversify into solar power equipment manufacturing.

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JBIC, OPIC announce MoU for infra and energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 29, 2017

The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) on Tuesday welcomed Indian companies to be a part of their projects in the Indo-Pacific...

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Panel moots uniform norms for EV charging stations in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 23, 2017

Electric vehicle charging stations in India will have to follow a common standard approved by the government, which has accepted a panel's suggestion to have a uniform infrastructure across the...

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ICICI Bank-backed India Infradebt Ltd braces for a record year

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 17, 2017

ICICI Bank-backed India Infradebt Ltd, an infrastructure re-financing company, is stepping on the gas after years of inaction and is poised to make record acquisition of assets in fiscal 2018...

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ADB expands clean energy projects in India with AIIB cofinancing

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 29, 2017

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today said it has agreed to finance additional power transmission network components with co-financing from the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)....

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No plans to launch electric vehicles in India, will wait for infra: Toyota

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 25, 2017

Toyota has no plans to launch an electric vehicle in India and would wait for the charging infrastructure to develop before taking a call on launching such models, according to a senior official...

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IL&FS plans bond issue to refinance Rs6,000 crore debt

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 28, 2017

Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services Ltd (IL&FS) plans to hit the domestic bond market to refinance almost Rs6,000 crore (about $940 million) of debt, said a senior executive.

The debt was taken to finance the 9.2km Chenani-Nashri project in Jammu and...

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Indus Towers to invest Rs 350 crore to cut energy consumption

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 24, 2017

The country's largest telecom infrastructure firm Indus Towers today said it will invest Rs 350 crore to reduce energy consumption at its mobile sites in the current fiscal year.

"This year we have converted 50 per cent (sites) into green sites. We will continue to...

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