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SoftBank Vision Fund, Sun Mobility in talks for $100 million investment

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 20, 2017

SoftBank Vision Fund, the $100 billion technology investment fund of Japan’s SoftBank Group, is in early talks to invest as much as $100 million in Reva Electric founder Chetan Maini’s latest...

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₹300-crore solid waste management plan for Delhi

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 18, 2017

The Centre has approved a ₹300-crore plan for improving solid waste management in Delhi, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri has announced....

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Piramal Capital & APG bet on Mytrah, invest $300 million

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 13, 2017

Piramal Capital's Structured Finance Group and Dutch partner APG Asset Management (APG) are investing Rs 1,900 crore ($300 million) in Hyderabad-based renewable energy producer Mytrah Energy India Pvt. through mezzanine debt instruments in one of their largest transactions,...

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ReNew Power targets 5 Gigawatt generation capacity in next two yrs

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 11, 2017

Renewable energy firm ReNew Power Ventures targets to double its generation capacity to 5 GW in the next two years, a top company official said.

The company has planned to add 1 GW capacity this fiscal, ReNew Power Venture Chairman and CEO Sumant Sinha told . It has...

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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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Smart cities take shape two years after launch of Modi’s flagship mission

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 16, 2017

Two years after the Central government launched its flagship Smart City Mission, the cities have started smartening up. First off the blocks is Pune with its hi-tech command-and-control centre, which has been developed as the nerve centre for urban governance to centrally...

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BRICS' New Development Bank has 23 projects in pipeline, including 6 in India: K V Kamath

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 7, 2017

The BRICS' New Development Bank has 23 new projects amounting to $six billion in the pipeline for financing, including six ventures in India valued at $1.8 billion, the bank's President K V...

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ADB pledges USD 10 billion for development projects in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 30, 2017

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday committed USD 10 billion support for infrastructure building and immediate development needs of less-developed states in the country....

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Subject Tags: ADB , development , Investment

Government in talks with SoftBank for funding 2 lakh e-buses

By : sustainabilityo..., May 29, 2017

To promote electric vehicles on a mass scale, the government is holding initial talks with Japanese investment firm SoftBank for low interest funding of 2 lakh electric buses for public...

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Haryana Government to set up renewable energy project at Jhajjar

By : sustainabilityo..., May 25, 2017

While China Light & Power has offered to join hands with the Haryana Government in setting up a Rs 500-crore renewable energy project at Jhajjar, global majors, including United Technologies...

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