Bengaluru-based Fuel Cell Startup Log 9 Materials Gets $3.5 Million in Series A Funding

Bengaluru-based Fuel Cell Startup Log 9 Materials Gets $3.5 Million in Series A Funding

Bengaluru-based fuel cell startup Log 9 Materials has announced that it has secured $3.5 million in the latest Series A round of funding led by Exfinity Venture Partners and Sequoia ...
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Corporate Funding for Solar Sector Globally Rises by 34% With $9 Billion in 9M 2019

Corporate Funding for Solar Sector Globally Rises by 34% With $9 Billion in 9M 2019

Total corporate funding (including venture capital/private equity, public market, and debt financing) in the first nine months (9M) of 2019 was up with $9 billion raised, compared to $6.7 billion ...
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Airtel Makes its Foray into Solar Through the Group Captive Model

Airtel Makes its Foray into Solar Through the Group Captive Model

Leading telecom operator Bharti Airtel Limited has entered into an agreement with AMPSolar Evolution Private Limited (AMPSolar), a wholly-owned subsidiary of AMPSolar Technology Private Limited (AMP), to acquire equity shares ...
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Avyan Renewable Solar’s Acquisition in SunEdison Reduced to 31%

Avyan Renewable Solar’s Acquisition in SunEdison Reduced to 31%

Avyan Renewable Solar will now acquire 13,91,896 equity shares representing 31% of the equity share capital of SunEdison, according to a recent corporate filing by SunEdison with the Bombay Stock ...
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Adani Green Raises $362.5 Million Through Issuance of Green Bonds

Adani Green Raises $362.5 Million Through Issuance of Green Bonds

Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) has announced that its subsidiaries, Adani Renewable Energy Limited, Wardha Solar (Maharashtra), and Kodangal Solar Parks Private Limited, have approved the issuance of dollar-denominated 20-year ...
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Shell Acquires 20% Stake in Solar Solutions Provider Orb Energy

Shell Acquires 20% Stake in Solar Solutions Provider Orb Energy

Shell’s New Energies business has acquired nearly a 20% stake in Orb Energy, a solar solutions provider. According to a press statement issued by Orb, the new investment is likely ...
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Solar Developer Azure Power to Float $350 Million Green Bond

Solar Developer Azure Power to Float $350 Million Green Bond

Azure Power Solar Energy Private Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Azure Power Global Limited has announced that it will issue a green bond offering of $350 million (~₹25 billion). The ...
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Evolution II Fund Secures Another $87.75 Million for Clean Energy Access in Africa

Evolution II Fund Secures Another $87.75 Million for Clean Energy Access in Africa

Inspired Evolution, an Africa-focused investment advisory firm that specializes in providing clean energy access, has secured another $87.75 million, reaching a total capital of $216 million at the final closing ...
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IAN Fund Invests ₹124 Million in a Startup Providing Solar Panel Cleaning Solutions

IAN Fund Invests ₹124 Million in a Startup Providing Solar Panel Cleaning Solutions

The IAN Fund, a seed fund, has led an investment worth ₹124 million (~$1.7 million) in Pune-based Nocca Robotics. The investment also saw participation from prominent angel investors from Indian ...
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LONGi Solar Records 41% YoY Revenue Growth In the First Half of 2019

LONGi Solar Records 41% YoY Revenue Growth In the First Half of 2019

Chinese module supplier, LONGi Solar, has announced its financial results for the first half (1H) of 2019. The company’s operating revenue in the 1H of 2019 reached ¥14.11 billion ($2.08 ...
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Adani Green Energy to Acquire 205 MW of Solar Assets from Essel Group

Adani Green Energy to Acquire 205 MW of Solar Assets from Essel Group

Adani Green Energy, the renewable energy arm of Adani Group, has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire 205 MW of solar assets from Essel Group. The projects which ...
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Adani Green Records 40% Revenue Increase As New Renewable Projects Begin Generation

Adani Green Records 40% Revenue Increase As New Renewable Projects Begin Generation

Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL), the renewable energy arm of Adani Group, has announced its financial report for the first quarter (Q1) of the financial year (FY) 2020, ending June ...
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SOLA Group Secures 400 Million Rand for 40 MW of Solar Projects in Southern Africa

SOLA Group Secures 400 Million Rand for 40 MW of Solar Projects in Southern Africa

The SOLA Group has committed to set up 40 MW of solar projects in Southern Africa. It has secured 400 million Rand (R) ($26.28 million) to build commercial and industrial ...
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Azure’s Revenue Up by 40% in Q1 of 2020 Driven by Newly Operational Solar Projects

Azure’s Revenue Up by 40% in Q1 of Fiscal 2020 Driven by Newly Operational Solar Projects

Azure Power, an independent solar power producer, has announced its consolidated financial results for the first quarter (Q1) of the financial year (FY) 2019-20. The company generated a revenue of ...
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Global Solar EPC Company Sterling & Wilson Floats IPO Targeting to Raise ₹31.25 Billion

Global Solar EPC Company Sterling & Wilson Floats IPO Targeting to Raise ₹31.25 Billion

Sterling and Wilson Solar Limited (SWSL), the solar engineering and construction arm of the Shapoorji Pallonji Group, has floated its initial public offering (IPO) targeting to raise ₹31.25 billion (~$442 ...
EBRD to Provide $35 Million to Develop 37 MW of Solar Projects in Jordan

EBRD to Provide $35 Million to Develop 37 MW of Solar Projects in Jordan

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has announced that it would be providing a financing package of up to $35 million to Kawar Investments for the development of ...
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NOTS Solar Lamps to Invest $70 Million in Solar Home Systems Manufacturing in Rwanda

NOTS Solar Lamps to Invest $70 Million in Solar Home Systems Manufacturing in Rwanda

NOTS Solar Lamps in collaboration with the Government of Rwanda has announced a deal to speed up the process of providing power to families with least incomes in Rwanda. NOTS ...
KUSUM Program to Get ₹344 Billion to Add Solar Capacity of 26 GW by 2022

KUSUM Program to Get ₹344 Billion to Add Solar Capacity of 26 GW by 2022

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued detailed guidelines to implement the KUSUM program for India’s farmers to solarize agriculture. Solar power is one of the most ...
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IFC Extends Financing Package for 60 MW of Solar Projects in Senegal

IFC Extends Financing Package for 60 MW of Solar Projects in Senegal

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the financial arm of the World Bank, has finalized the financing of two grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects aggregating 60 MW in Senegal. The finalization ...
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First Half of 2019 Sees $6 Billion Corporate Funding Raised by the Solar Sector Globally

First Half of 2019 Sees $6 Billion Corporate Funding Raised by the Solar Sector Globally

In the first half of 2019 (1H 2019), funding activity in the solar sector was on an upward trajectory when compared to the same period last year. Total corporate funding ...
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AIIB to Provide $100 Million Loan to L&T for Solar and Wind Projects Financing in India

AIIB to Provide $100 Million Loan to L&T for Solar and Wind Projects Financing in India

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has announced that it will provide a $100 million loan to L&T Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (LTIF). The loan proceeds will be used to ...
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Bangladesh Invites Companies to Fund and Develop 100 MW of Solar Projects

SunEdison to Acquire Two Renewable Companies for $21.2 Million

Chennai-based renewable energy company SunEdison Infrastructure Limited (formerly YKM Industries Limited) has informed of the acquisition of Megamic Electronics Private Limited and Enrecover Energy Solutions Private Limited, according to a ...
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AfDB to Provide $20 Million for Mini-Grid Solar Projects in Congo

Bangladesh Invites Companies to Fund and Develop 100 MW of Solar Projects

Bangladesh’s Power Development Board has issued a notice for a tender to select sponsors (companies that will fund and develop the project) for the implementation of two grid-tied solar projects ...
BlackRock Real Assets Set to Buy 115 MW of Solar Projects in Taiwan

BlackRock Real Assets Set to Buy 115 MW of Solar Projects in Taiwan

BlackRock Real Assets, a global investment management company, has announced its plans to expand its renewable power portfolio in Asia. The Fund, which is a private fund managed by BlackRock ...
Encourage Capital to Assist Indian Rooftop Solar Installers Through a $40-Million Equity Fund

Encourage Capital to Assist Indian Rooftop Solar Installers Through a $40-Million Equity Fund

Encourage Solar Finance LLP has announced the first closing of a new private equity fund, Encourage Solar Finance L.P. at $40 million. Encourage Capital is an impact investment asset manager ...