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Corporate solar power funding jumps 34% to $9 billion in 2019

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 10, 2019

Global corporate funding in the solar power sector jumped 34 per cent to $9 billion in the first nine months of 2019, according to clean energy consulting firm Mercom. In the third quarter ended September, solar funding more than doubled to $3 billion from $1.3 billion in the...

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"The lower-income operated vehicles are often overlooked in the electrification efforts of financiers which is a lost opportunity"

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 22, 2019

In conversation with Sustainability Outlook, Rosemary Pierce- Messick, Executive Director of Three Wheels United Foundation talks about emergence of formal...

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CIIE's Infuse Ventures exits from rooftop solar start-up

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 10, 2018

Infuse Ventures, a clean-tech focused fund set up by IIM Ahmedabad’s Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE), announced partial exit from its investment in a rooftop solar...

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Webinar: Evaluating Investment-Policy Interaction in DRE-based Energy Access in India on 10 August, 2018

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 8, 2018

cKinetics and Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation are pleased to invite you to a webinar of our recent study, “Evaluating Investment-Policy Interaction in DRE-based Energy Access in...

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Canadian pension fund to issue green bonds

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 12, 2018

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), which has been actively investing in renewables over the last year, now plans to issue its inaugural Green Bond, and it claims to be the first...

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Subject Tags: Financing , Green Bonds

Demand for green bonds set to soar in Asia

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 8, 2018

Private capital has a huge opportunity to help meet the region's soaring demand for "green" investment over the next decade or so, said a Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) executive...

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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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World Bank extends $300 mn credit to scale up energy efficiency program

By : Sustainability ..., May 21, 2018

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved a $220 million (Rs 1,496 crore) loan and an $80 million (Rs 544 crore) guarantee for the India Energy Efficiency Scale-Up Program. The...

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Greenko backer ADIA plans more renewable energy investments

By : sustainabilityo..., May 1, 2018

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), the world’s third-biggest sovereign wealth fund, said it may invest more in renewable energy, as climate change fears prompt fund managers even in the oil-...

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Vector Green refinances two solar projects in Telangana

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 22, 2018

Vector Green Energy, a portfolio company of India Infrastructure Fund-II, managed by IDFC Alternatives, has announced it has closed financing of two solar farms in Telangana.

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