FRV 29 Million IFC

Fotowatio Renewable Ventures Raises $29 Million from IFC to Fund 100 MW Solar Projects in Andhra Pradesh

Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), has raised $29 million (~Rs.1.86 billion) in non-convertible debentures (NCDs) from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to fund 100 MW of solar projects in India. FRV ...
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Solar Finance

Indian Solar Sector Sees $1.6 Billion in Funding and M&A Transactions in Q1 2017

With solar installations crossing 12 GW by end of March 2017, financial activity was robust in the first quarter of 2017, with approximately $1.6 billion (~Rs.106 billion) in announced corporate, project funding ...
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Bonds

Oriano Solar Raises Rs.200 Million in Series A Funding

Oriano Solar, a solar focused EPC firm, has raised Series A funding of Rs.200 million ($3 million) from Samridhi Fund, which is managed by SIDBI Venture Capital Ltd. The investment ...
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Solar Finance

World Bank to Provide $100 Million to Develop Solar Parks in India

The World Bank has approved $100 million (~Rs.6.5 billion) to develop solar parks in India. This includes a $75 million (~Rs.4.8 billion) loan from International Bank for Reconstruction and Development ...
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Loan

European Investment Bank to Provide EUR 200 Million (~$213 Million) Loan to State Bank of India for Large-Scale Solar

The European Investment Bank (EIB) approved a EUR 200 million (~Rs.13.8 billion), 20-year loan to State Bank of India (SBI) which will be utilized to help develop large scale solar ...
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Asian Development Bank Approves $175 Million Loan Package for PGCIL

Asian Development Bank Approves $175 Million Loan Package for PGCIL

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $175 million (~Rs.11.35 billion) loan to the Power Grid Corporation (PGCIL) to expand its solar power transmission network across the country. The ...
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Power Supply

World Bank to Provide $25 Million Loan to Develop Transmission at Rewa Solar Park

The World Bank Group is providing $25 million (~Rs.1.65 billion) to develop transmission infrastructure at the Rewa Solar Park. The loan is being provided at an interest rate of 0.25 ...
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rupees

$1.1 Billion in Funding and M&A Deals Announced in the Indian Solar Sector in Q4 2016

With solar installations in 2016 totaling 4 GW, financial activity was robust in the fourth quarter of 2016, with approximately $1.1 billion (~Rs.76.6 billion) in announced corporate, project funding and ...
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IFC to Invest $125 Million in Hero Future Energies

IFC to Invest $125 Million in Hero Future Energies

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a World Bank Group member, will invest $125 million (~₹8.5 billion) in Hero Future Energies, the renewable energy arm of Hero Group. “IFC, together with ...
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Mergers & Acquisitions

Fonroche Energie SAS Divests its India Solar Assets; Shifts Focus to Latin America

France-based renewable energy developer, Fonroche Energie SAS has divested its India solar assets aggregating 22.3 MW. The assets have been acquired by the Hinduja Group. Fonroche Saaras Energy (FSEPL) and ...
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Concentrated Solar Thermal Project

IREDA Launches Loan Program for Concentrated Solar Thermal Projects Set Up under the GEF-UNIDO-MNRE Program

The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) has launched a loan program to provide easy financing to Concentrated Solar Thermal (CST) projects set up under the GEF - United Nations ...
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ReNew Power

ReNew Power Raises Rs.5 Billion Through Green Bonds

ReNew Power, announced its first public issue of non-convertible debentures (NCDs) with a face value of Rs.1 million (~$14,744) each, aggregating Rs.5 billion (~$73.72 million). Funding raised will be utilized ...
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Greenko Completes SunEdison India Acquisition

Greenko Completes SunEdison India Acquisition

Greenko Energy Holdings (Greenko) has completed the acquisition of SunEdison’s 587 MW Indian wind and solar projects for a cash payment of $42 million and assumption of project-level debt of ...
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Mergers & Acquisitions

IDFC Alternatives Inks Rs.3.5 Billion Deal to Acquire 45 MW of Solar Projects from Punj Lloyd

IDFC Alternatives has signed a definitive agreement to acquire three solar projects aggregating 45 MW capacity from Punj Lloyd at an estimated enterprise value of Rs.3.5-3.75 billion (~$52.3-56 million). These ...
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Suzlon to Set up 45 MW of Solar Projects in Telangana with Canadian Solar and Unisun Energy

Suzlon to Set up 45 MW of Solar Projects in Telangana with Canadian Solar and Unisun Energy

Suzlon, an Indian wind and renewable energy company, announced that it will develop 45 MW of solar projects in Telangana, in partnership with Unisun Energy (15 MW) and Canadian Solar ...
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Azure Power Global Shares Drop After IPO

Azure Power Global Shares Drop After IPO

Azure Power Global debuted on the New York Stock exchange as the first India solar company to go public in the U.S. under the trading symbol “AZRE”.  The company had ...
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Azure Power

Azure Power Revises its IPO Down To $75 Million

Azure Power has revised its Initial Public Offering (IPO). With the revised filing, Azure Power plans to raise $75 million (~Rs.5 billion) in place of the previously proposed $140 million ...
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NTPC Lists Green Masala Bonds Worth Rs.20 Billion on Singapore Exchange

NTPC Lists Green Masala Bonds Worth Rs.20 Billion on Singapore Exchange

National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has listed green masala bonds worth Rs.20 billion (~$300 million) on the Singapore Exchange (SGX). With this listing, NTPC expects to tap into investors with ...
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$600 Million in VC funding for Solar in 2013, Strong Public Market Financings, Project Funding Activity

$600 Million in VC funding for Solar in 2013, Strong Public Market Financings, Project Funding Activity

Total corporate funding up 25 percent at $10 billion Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its report on funding and mergers and acquisition ...
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India Solar Anti-dumping Case Initiation

Solar sector sees $189 million in VC funding, $1.3 billion in M&A, in Q2 2013 reports Mercom Capital Group

Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its report on funding and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity for the solar sector during the second ...