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Sembcorp Green Infra wins 250-MW project in Indian wind tender

Sembcorp Green Infra wins 250-MW project in Indian wind tender

🕔Nov 15, 2017

Sembcorp's  renewable energy business Sembcorp Green Infra has been awarded a 250 MW project in India’s second nationwide wind power tender. 

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IPPToday #90: Lightsource sets up India Solar Partnership with UK Climate Investments

IPPToday #90: Lightsource sets up India Solar Partnership with UK Climate Investments

🕔Nov 2, 2017

Lightsource Renewable Energy and UK Climate Investments, part of the Green Investment Group within Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, have entered into a partnership platform to fund the development, acquisition and ownership of large scale solar power generation assets in India.

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GIP-led group acquires 100% of Equis Energy

GIP-led group acquires 100% of Equis Energy

🕔Oct 25, 2017

Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), an independent global infrastructure investor, has announced that its fund, Global Infrastructure Partners III - in conjunction with the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments), one of Canada’s largest pension investment managers, CIC Capital Corporation and a group of its other Limited Partner Co-Investors - has agreed to acquire 100 percent of the equity interests in the wind and solar renewable energy portfolio of Equis Funds Group for US$5.0 billion (including assumed liabilities of US$1.3billion).

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IPPToday #79: India's SECI to launch 4.5 GW of wind tenders in the next months

IPPToday #79: India's SECI to launch 4.5 GW of wind tenders in the next months

🕔Oct 17, 2017

Indias's government has announced plans to tender 4.5 GW of wind projects in the next four months, which will be aimed to leverage wind power capacity in the country. 

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SECI launches tender process 2X100 MW of solar for Coal India

SECI launches tender process 2X100 MW of solar for Coal India

🕔Oct 13, 2017

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has tendered a 2X100 MW (AC) Solar PV Power Plant for Coal India Limited (CIL) including 10 Years Plant O&M at Neemuch-Mandsaur Solar Park, in Madhya Pradesh, India.

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IPPToday #75: EIB will provide €800 million support for India renewable energy

IPPToday #75: EIB will provide €800 million support for India renewable energy

🕔Oct 10, 2017

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed a new partnership with the International Solar Alliance (ISA) to mobilise finance to develop and deploy affordable solar energy in solar rich countries.

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IPPToday #73: Wind power tariffs in India falls to a record low of INR2.64 per unit

IPPToday #73: Wind power tariffs in India falls to a record low of INR2.64 per unit

🕔Oct 6, 2017

The wind tariff in India has touched lowest level of INR2.64(0.0404US$) per kWh in the second wind auction conducted by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) on behalf of Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, Government of India yesterday.

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IPPToday #68: India's Maharashtra state to undertake 500 MW solar project

IPPToday #68: India's Maharashtra state to undertake 500 MW solar project

🕔Sep 29, 2017

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The Abraaj Group and ENGIE to Develop a Wind Power Platform in India

The Abraaj Group and ENGIE to Develop a Wind Power Platform in India

🕔Sep 22, 2017

The Abraaj Group, a leading investor operating in growth markets, and ENGIE, a leading multinational utility company and the largest global independent power producer, have announced a partnership to build a wind platform in India.

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IFC to provide debt for Actis-owned Solenergi’s solar project

IFC to provide debt for Actis-owned Solenergi’s solar project

🕔Sep 11, 2017

The International Finance Corporation IFC is mullling to provide a US$150-million financing package for the development of a 250 MW solar power plant in Madhya Pradesh.

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Sembcorp takes full control of Indian renewable business

Sembcorp takes full control of Indian renewable business

🕔Sep 5, 2017

Sembcorp Utilities has entered into an agreement to acquire IDFC Private Equity Fund III (IDFC)’s remaining stake in Sembcorp Green Infra (SGI), for INR14 billion (US$218 million). With this, Sembcorp will become the sole owner of SGI. 

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IBC Solar signs PPA over a 20MW solar plant in Odisha

IBC Solar signs PPA over a 20MW solar plant in Odisha

🕔Aug 25, 2017

IBC SOLAR AG has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for a 20 MW AC solar plant with the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI).

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NTPC tenders 250 MW of solar under DCR Category

NTPC tenders 250 MW of solar under DCR Category

🕔Aug 18, 2017

India's National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has launched a tender seeking interested developers for a 250 -MW Grid-connected Solar PV Power plant under DCR Category. 

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Azure Power to issue India’s solar green bond

Azure Power to issue India’s solar green bond

🕔Aug 8, 2017

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IPPToday #23: 500-MW Indian solar auction draws lowest price of INR 2.20

IPPToday #23: 500-MW Indian solar auction draws lowest price of INR 2.20

🕔Jul 25, 2017

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has received bids as low as INR 2.20 (US$ 0.034) per kWh in a 500-MW rooftop solar tender for government buildings in India.

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IFC provides US$103 M financing for solar projects in India

IFC provides US$103 M financing for solar projects in India

🕔Jul 21, 2017

 IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has invested INR 6.67 billion (US$103 million) in L&T Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd. by subscribing to the first official Green Bonds in India.

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IPPToday #19: EIB backs EUR 4.3bn of energy investments

IPPToday #19: EIB backs EUR 4.3bn of energy investments

🕔Jul 19, 2017

The European Investment Bank (EIB) board has approved €4.3 billion (~US$5 billlion) in financing for the development of energy projects, including renewables, in Europe and India.

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IPPToday #8: TEDA issues RfP for 500-MW solar park in Tamil Nadu

IPPToday #8: TEDA issues RfP for 500-MW solar park in Tamil Nadu

🕔Jul 3, 2017

The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA) has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for the development of a 500 MW solar park in the state through solar power park developers (SSPDs).

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IPPToday #6: Indian state of Maharashtra to tender 2 GW of solar projects

IPPToday #6: Indian state of Maharashtra to tender 2 GW of solar projects

🕔Jun 29, 2017

The Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (MAHAGENCO) has launched the expression of interest (EoI) for the development of of up to 2 GW of new solar power capacity across Maharashtra.

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IPPToday #5: New tender in India for 750 MW solar parks in Rajasthan

IPPToday #5: New tender in India for 750 MW solar parks in Rajasthan

🕔Jun 28, 2017

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has launched another solar tender for the 750-MW Grid Connected Solar Photo Voltaic Power Projects in the state of Rajasthan.

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