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Green bonds can potentially fund renewable energy: Report

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 16, 2016

With the government setting an ambitious target of 160 GW of solar and wind capacities by 2022, green bonds can be a potential option to support the funding needs, a recent report said. Green...

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Subject Tags: funding , Green Bonds

More Indian companies eyeing to raise money through masala bonds

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 8, 2016

After HDFC and NTPC, several other Indian entities including Indian Railway Finance Corporation are looking at raising funds through rupee-dominated masala bonds in London Stock Exchange. ...

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Subject Tags: funding , industry news

Over 30 hydel power projects left in limbo in Kolkata

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 1, 2016

More than 30 hydel power projects with an envisaged capacity of almost 10,500 megawatts have been held up due to agitations by local communities fearing dislocation and ecological damage and...

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Subject Tags: funding , hydel power

Japan Increases Funding For Water And Sanitation In India

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 25, 2016

Japanese government aid agency JICA has increased focus on funding water and sanitation facilities in India, aligning its lending with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship programme ‘Swachh...

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Modi said to plan 210 billion rupee boost for India's solar factories

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 18, 2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government is planning a 210 billion-rupee (S$4.313 billion) package of state aid for India's solar panel manufacturing industry, according to two officials....

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ReNew Power plans to raise $500 million via offshore bonds

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 17, 2016

Green energy producer ReNew Power Ventures Pvt. Ltd plans to raise around $500 million (Rs3,300 crore) through an offshore bond sale and use the proceeds to repay part of its domestic debt, said...

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Pakistan climate project, opposed by India, gets 'conditional' approval

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 17, 2016

Pakistan's climate project in Gilgit-Baltistan region, which was opposed by Climate Fund (GCF) Board meeting in South Korea, got "conditional" nod on Friday after...

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Govt to provide an aid of Rs 250cr to Aurangabad Smart City Project

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 5, 2016

The cash-strapped civic body will not have to worry about raising its share of Rs 250 crore for the Smart Cities Project after the state cabinet on Tuesday decided contribute the fund....

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CEA seeks removal of 25 megawatt renewable cap on hydro projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 5, 2016

All hydro power projects in the country may get renewable status to boost the sector.


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Naveen Patnaik seeks greater share of clean energy cess for coal-bearing states

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 1, 2016

Pointing out that coal-bearing Odisha has been very supportive of the Centre's push to increase domestic coal supply, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik sought financial incentives in return. In a...

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