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IFC looks to invest $150 mn in Aditya Birla Finance via green bonds

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 18, 2018

International Finance Corporation, the private-sector investment arm of the World Bank, is looking to invest up to $150 million (Rs 958 crore) in Aditya Birla Finance Ltd to fund renewable...

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India got $400 million of financing for new solar and wind energy farms

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 21, 2017

Renewable energy in India is set to get a $400 million boost through a joint initiative backed by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and India's Yes Bank.


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Tamil Nadu signs agreement with companies to set up solar power plants

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 27, 2017

Tamil Nadu government today signed agreements with 16 companies that would invest Rs 9,000 crore for setting up solar power plants to generate 1,500 MW solar energy in the state....

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Vaisala boosting solar services in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 30, 2017

Global environmental and industrial analysis firm Vaisala said it was expanding its solar sector operations in India due to demand with plans to double its workforce in the country by the end of 2017.

A subsidiary of the company, 3TIER India has moved to larger...

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Acme, Inox explore exit from renewable energy projects won at record low tariffs

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 28, 2017

Acme Group and Inox Group that bid the country’s lowest solar and wind tariffs respectively this year now plan to exit the projects, said several people aware of the development.

Inox Wind Infrastructure Services Ltd bid Rs3.46 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) to win a 250...

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Gujarat: Government constitutes panel to set up renewable projects at Kandla port, says Nitin Gadkari

By : sustainabilityo..., May 31, 2017

The Centre has constituted a panel to explore setting up 200 MW solar and wind energy project on the land at Kandla port in Gujarat, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said today. “Kandla port has 1.5...

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Northeast could feed India up to 1,100 MW of power by year end

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 11, 2017

The northeastern region, with its huge energy potential -- 50,000 MW, by some estimates -- could soon become the "power house of India". And taking a small first step in this direction, it is...

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India to launch largest solar rooftop tender for 1,000 Megawatt projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 9, 2016

India is all set to launch its largest solar rooftop tender for 1,000 Megawatt capacity projects. The mega tender will be launched by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), a state-owned...

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