Daily News Wrap-Up_ Adani Green Commissions a 25 MW Solar Project in Uttar Pradesh

Daily News Wrap-Up: Adani Green Commissions a 25 MW Solar Project in Uttar Pradesh

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Adani Solar Energy Chitrakoot One, a step-down subsidiary of Adani Green Energy, has commissioned a 25 MW ...
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Bharat Forge Invests ₹28.7 Million in Avaada's Open Access Solar Project in Maharashtra

Bharat Forge Invests ₹28.7 Million in Avaada’s Open Access Solar Project in Maharashtra

Bharat Forge, a Pune-based multinational infrastructure company, made an equity investment of ₹28.7 million (~$390,437) in renewable developer Avaada’s special purpose vehicle Avaada SataraMH (ASPL). The company invested the amount ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Convergent Finance Invests ₹2 Billion in Solar Glassmaker Borosil Renewables

Convergent Finance Invests ₹2 Billion in Solar Glassmaker Borosil Renewables

Convergent Finance LLP, a Maharashtra-based investment firm, announced it has invested ₹2 billion ($27.2 million) in solar glassmaker Borosil Renewables through a qualified institutions placement (QIP) of equity shares. In ...
Plug Power Raises $1 Billion to Develop Green Hydrogen Network in the US

Plug Power Raises $1 Billion to Develop Green Hydrogen Network in the US

Plug Power, a U.S.-based provider of hydrogen engines and fueling solutions enabling e-mobility, announced that it raised around $1 billion in one of the largest bought equity deals in the ...
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Tata Power to Set Up Infrastructure Investment Fund to Bolster Its Renewable Business

Tata Power to Set Up Infrastructure Investment Fund to Bolster Its Renewable Business

Tata Power announced that its board of directors had given its in-principle approval for setting up an infrastructure investment fund (InvIT) for the company’s renewable business. The Mumbai-based power electric ...
Malaysia's Yinson Renewables Acquires 37.5% Equity Interest in Rising Sun Energy

Malaysia’s Yinson Renewables Acquires 37.5% Equity Interest in Rising Sun Energy

Malaysia-based Yinson Renewables (S) Pte Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Yinson Holdings Berhad, has entered into multiple agreements to acquire a 37.5% equity interest in Rising Sun Energy Private Limited ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Sri Lanka Seeks Developers for 150 MW of Solar Projects

Sri Lanka Seeks Developers for 150 MW of Solar Projects

Sri Lanka’s Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB), the state power utility under the Ministry of Power, Energy, and Business Development, has issued a Request for Proposals (RfP) from foreign and domestic ...
France’s PROPARCO Makes $15 Million Equity Investment in Solar Developer Avaada Energy

France’s PROPARCO Makes $15 Million Equity Investment in Solar Developer Avaada Energy

PROPARCO, a French development financial institution, has announced that it has made a $15 million (~₹1.07 billion) equity investment in independent power producer Avaada Energy Private Limited. According to Mercom’s ...
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 ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Renewable Project Developer Greenko Receives $329 Million in Equity

Renewable Project Developer Greenko Receives $329 Million in Equity

After receiving $495 million (~₹33.92 billion) as primary equity from General Insurance Corporation (GIC) and Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), Greenko Energy Holdings (Greenko), has now secured another $329 million ...
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Sembcorp to Infuse ₹5.169 Billion in its India Arm to Push Renewable Business

Sembcorp to Infuse ₹5.169 Billion in its India Arm to Push Renewable Business

Sembcorp Industries has increased its equity stake in its India arm Sembcorp Energy India (SEIL) from 93.73% to 94.05%. The company has infused ₹5.169 billion (~$75.33 million) into SEIL 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 ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Pharmaceutical Major Cipla Set to Acquire 26% Stake in AMP Solar's SPV at ₹129 Million

Pharmaceutical Major Cipla Set to Acquire 26% Stake in AMP Solar’s SPV at ₹129 Million

A filing made at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) states that Mumbai-based global pharmaceutical major Cipla Limited has signed an agreement to acquire 26% stake on a fully diluted basis ...
Off-Grid Solar Solutions Provider SolarHome raises $1 Million in Convertible Note Offering

Off-Grid Solar Solutions Provider SolarHome Raises $1 Million Equity Funding from Trirec

Singapore-based startup SolarHome, a Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) solar solutions provider for off-grid households in Myanmar, has secured another $1 million equity from its existing investor Trirec. In 2018, Trirec was joined ...
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MNRE Asks Implementing Agencies to Adhere to Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Guidelines

Cleanmax Solar Raises ₹2.75 Billion in Funding to Scale Projects for Corporates

CleanMax Solar, a leading rooftop solar developer, has raised ₹2.75 billion (~ $39 million) in investment from the United Kingdom (UK) Climate Investments LLP (UKCI), which is a joint venture ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Azure’s Petition before MERC Seeking Declaration of GST as Change in Law Dismissed

Investment in Indian Solar Sector Dips to $9.8 Billion in 2018

In 2018, investments in the Indian solar sector totaled approximately $9.8 billion compared to 2017, in which almost $11.5 billion flowed into the Indian solar sector.  2018 witnessed a decline ...
CEA Asks States to Use 5-10% Biomass Pellets for Power Generation in Thermal Plants

CERC Sets Generic Tariff for Renewable Energy Sources for FY 2019-20

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has set generic tariffs for the purchase of electricity from a host of renewable energy generation sources during the financial year (FY) 2019-20. The ...
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Ceiling Tariff of ₹3.10kWh Set for Maharashtra’s Solar Agricultural Feeder Program

Exide Industries to Invest 30% of Equity Shares in Three SPVs for Captive Solar Projects

Exide Industries, an Indian lead-acid storage battery manufacturer, will invest up to 30 percent of its total equity share capital in three special purpose vehicles (SPVs) to set up captive ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Prism Johnson Acquires 30% Stake in Cleantech SPV to Build 22 MW of Captive Solar Projects

Prism Johnson Acquires 30% Stake in Cleantech SPV to Build 22 MW of Captive Solar Projects

Prism Johnson Limited (formerly Prism Cement) has agreed to acquire up to 30 percent equity stake in a special purpose vehicle (SPV) which will be incorporated with CSE Development (India) ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Coal India Partners with Neyveli Lignite Corporation to Develop 3,000 MW of Solar Projects

Coal India Partners with Neyveli Lignite Corporation to Develop 3,000 MW of Solar Projects

Coal India Limited (CIL) and  Neyveli Lignite Corporation India Limited (NLCIL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to form a joint venture (JV) company for solar power generation of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Zambia Plans to Develop 100 MW of Solar Projects

Cleantech Solar Raises $50 Million From Climate Fund Managers

Cleantech Solar, a Singapore-based renewable energy project developer, has received a $50 million equity investment from Climate Fund Managers (CFM), a climate-dedicated investment manager, to support its growth in Asia ...
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Solar Start-Up Cygni Energy Raises $6.4 Million in Debt and Equity Funding

Solar Start-Up Cygni Energy Raises $6.4 Million in Debt and Equity Funding

Cygni Energy Private Limited, a solar DC and microgrid solutions provider, has raised $6.4 million in funding through a combination of equity and debt funds. The funds will be utilised in ...
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Cypress Creek Renewables Secures $200 Million Equity Investment

Cypress Creek Renewables Secures $200 Million Equity Investment

Cypress Creek Renewables, a developer and owner of solar generating assets has secured $200 million in equity investment. A group led by Temasek, a global investment company headquartered in Singapore, ...
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Greenko to Raise $447 Million in Equity Funding

Greenko to Raise $447 Million in Equity Funding

Greenko Energy Holdings, a renewable energy project developer, has signed a definitive agreement for raising primary equity of $447 million from an affiliate of GIC and a wholly owned entity ...
ReNew Power Likely to Acquire 700 MW of Renewable Assets Across Four States

ReNew Power Likely to Acquire 700 MW of Renewable Assets Across Four States

In a bid to expand its foothold in the industry, India’s leading renewable energy project developer ReNew Power, is looking at new acquisition opportunities. According to its Draft Red Herring ...