Daily News Wrap-Up: European Union Issues its First-Ever NextGenerationEU Green Bond

Daily News Wrap-Up: European Union Issues its First-Ever NextGenerationEU Green Bond

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The European Union has issued its first-ever NextGenerationEU green bond. The 15-year bond due on February 4, ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
China was Second-Largest Source of Green Bond Issuance in 2020

China was Second-Largest Source of Green Bond Issuance in 2020

A report released by Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) and China Central Depository & Clearing Research Centre (CCDC Research) has said that China was the second-largest source of green bond issuance ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Daily News Wrap-Up: Walmart Raises $2 Billion in Inaugural Green Bond Offering

Daily News Wrap-Up: Walmart Raises $2 Billion in Inaugural Green Bond Offering

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: American retail giant Walmart announced that it has closed its $2 billion inaugural green bond offering. Net ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Power Finance Corporation Issues India's First-Ever Euro-Denominated Green Bond

Power Finance Corporation Issues India’s First-Ever Euro-Denominated Green Bond

Power Finance Corporation Ltd (PFC), a financial institution under the Ministry of Finance, issued its maiden Euro Green Bond of £300 million (~$353 million) under the U.S. Global Medium Term ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Adani Green Energy Raises $750 Million Through Green Bond Issuance

Adani Green Energy Raises $750 Million Through Green Bond Issuance

Renewable energy company Adani Green Energy raised $750 million by issuing its maiden ListCo senior green bond. The bonds will have a tenor of three years at a coupon of 4.375%. Moodys ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Azure Power Issues Dollar Green Bond of $414 Million

Azure Power Issues Dollar Green Bond of $414 Million

Independent power producer Azure Power Global, through its 100% subsidiary Azure Power Energy, announced the issuance of a dollar green bond of $414 million. The bonds will have a tenor ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Vena Energy Secures $500 Million Green Credit Facility from Eight Lenders

Vena Energy Secures $500 Million Green Credit Facility from Eight Lenders

Renewable independent power producer Vena Energy has signed its first sustainability-linked revolving credit facility of JPY52.8 billion (~$500 million) from eight lenders. A revolving credit facility is a line of ...
JSW Hydro Raises $707 Million in Green Bonds

JSW Hydro Raises $707 Million in Green Bonds

JSW Hydro Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of JSW Energy — has raised $707 million (~₹52 billion) through its green bond sale. The financial committee of the company’s board of directors ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Amazon to Issue $1 Billion Sustainability Bonds to Fund Green Projects

Amazon to Issue $1 Billion Sustainability Bonds to Fund Green Projects

E-commerce giant Amazon has issued a $1 billion sustainability bond to fund ongoing and new projects in five key green spheres. The company aims to finance green and social projects ...
Deutsche Bank Commits to Carbon Neutrality by 2050, Joins Net Zero Banking Alliance

Deutsche Bank Commits to Carbon Neutrality by 2050, Joins Net Zero Banking Alliance

Deutsche Bank has joined the new Net Zero Banking Alliance (NZBA), whose signatories commit to reaching carbon neutrality by 2050. The NZBA was recently formed with 43 banks from 23 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
ReNew Power to Raise $585 Million Through Dollar Green Bonds

ReNew Power to Raise $585 Million Through Dollar Green Bonds

ReNew Power has announced the successful pricing of $585 million of 4.5% U.S. dollar-denominated senior secured 'green bonds' due 2028 on March 31, 2021, to be issued by its subsidiaries ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Azure Power Sells Non-Core Rooftop Solar Portfolio to Radiance Renewables

Azure Power Sells Non-Core Rooftop Solar Portfolio to Radiance Renewables

Independent solar power producer Azure Power Global has announced that it had signed a binding agreement to sell its non-core rooftop solar portfolio to Radiance Renewables for ₹5.36 billion (~$73.5 ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Hero Future Energies Garners Huge Response for Its First Dollar Green Bond Offering

Hero Future Energies Garners Huge Response for Its First Dollar Green Bond Offering

The renewable energy venture of the Hero Group, Hero Future Energies (HFE), issued their first USD bond in global markets. The green bond was issued through Clean Renewable Power (Mauritius), ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
IFC Subscribes to $56 Million of Continuum's Green Bond Offering in Singapore

IFC Subscribes to $56 Million of Continuum’s Green Bond Offering in Singapore

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank Group's financial arm, has extended its support to Continuum Green Energy by subscribing to 10% of the company's first green bond, which ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
CenterPoint Properties Raises $250 Million Through Green Bonds

CenterPoint Properties Raises $250 Million Through Green Bonds

CenterPoint Properties, a U.S.-based industrial real-estate company, announced the closing of its inaugural green bond issuance. The company raised $250 million through the private placement of the green bonds. Green ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Daily News Wrap-Up_ RenewSys Sets Up Solar Module Testing Facility in Bangalore

Daily News Wrap-Up: RenewSys Launches New Half-Cut Mono PERC Solar Modules

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: RenewSys, a solar module manufacturer, launched ‘DESERV Galactic Ultra’ a range of high output modules that have ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
ReNew Power Raises $325 Million through Overseas Green Bonds

ReNew Power Raises $325 Million through Overseas Green Bonds

ReNew Power, an Indian independent power producer, has raised around $325 million through overseas green bonds. Green bonds are financial instruments designed to raise money for climate and sustainability-related projects ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
CLP Wind Farms Raises Nearly ₹3 Billion Through Green Bonds

CLP Wind Farms Raises Nearly ₹3 Billion Through Green Bonds

CLP Wind Farms (India)  said it raised ₹2.96 billion (~$40.51 million) through its green bonds - financial instruments designed to raise money for climate and sustainability-related projects and activities. The ...
/ / Wind
Allied Irish Bank Launches Green Bonds Worth €1 Billion

Allied Irish Bank Launches Green Bonds Worth €1 Billion

The Allied Irish Bank (AIB) announced that it has issued green bonds worth €1 billion (~$ 1.16 billion) to finance projects with climate change benefits. Green bonds are financial instruments ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Visa Announces Launch of Green Bonds Worth $500 Million

Visa Announces Launch of Green Bonds Worth $500 Million

Visa, a U.S.-based multinational digital financial service provider, announced that it has issued its inaugural green bond offering, totaling $500 million (~₹37.38 billion). A green bond is a fixed-income instrument designed to ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
HSBC and IFC Raise $474 Million Through Emerging Markets’ Green Bond Fund

HSBC and IFC Raise $474 Million Through Emerging Markets’ Green Bond Fund

The HSBC Global Asset Management and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the financial arm of the World Bank Group, have announced the third closing of the HSBC Real Economy Green ...
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 ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Bombay Stock Exchange Launches Exclusive Trading Platform for Green Bonds

Bombay Stock Exchange Launches Exclusive Trading Platform for Green Bonds

India now has its own green bond trading platform. The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)’s international arm, India International Exchange (India INX), recently announced its exclusive green listing and trading platform ...
Renewable Developer ReNew Power Raises $300 Million Through Rights Issue

IFC and HSBC Establish Green Bond Fund Focused on Providing Access to Climate Finance

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the financial arm of the World Bank, along with HSBC Global Asset Management, has announced their first global green bond fund aimed at “real economy” ...
NTPC Gets Category I License for Inter-State Trading of Electricity

Adani Green to Raise $500 Million Through Green Bonds

Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL), the renewable energy arm of Adani Group, has announced it will raise $500 million through green bonds. The bonds will be listed on the Singapore ...