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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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IPPToday #1: Tamil Nadu solar auction attracts 3.7 GW of bids

IPPToday #1: Tamil Nadu solar auction attracts 3.7 GW of bids

🕔Jun 20, 2017

A tender by Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) to procure 1500 MW of solar power has been oversubscribed, with 3,780 MW of bids.

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India approves another wind tender of 1000 MW

India approves another wind tender of 1000 MW

🕔Jun 14, 2017

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), a company of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), has launched a tender process for 1,000 MW of Interstate Transmission System (ISTS)-connected wind power projects under Tranche-II.

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India seeks partner for solar farms

India seeks partner for solar farms

🕔Jun 5, 2017

The state-owned Indian hydro-power producer SJVN Limited, a joint venture of the Government of India (GOI) and the Government of Himachal Pradesh (GOHP), has launched an Expression of Interest (EOI) to select potential partners for the development of several PV projects across India.

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ADB issues green bond to support renewable energy in India

ADB issues green bond to support renewable energy in India

🕔May 18, 2017

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has raised INR3 billion (US$47 million), from a new issue of offshore Indian Rupee-linked bonds to help finance climate change mitigation and adaptation projects in India.

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Solarpack raises US$104 million in financing for projects in Chile and India

Solarpack raises US$104 million in financing for projects in Chile and India

🕔May 17, 2017

Solarpack has raised a total of USD$104 million for nine PV plants in Chile and India.

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Macquarie Group to buy 330 MW of solar power plants in India

Macquarie Group to buy 330 MW of solar power plants in India

🕔May 3, 2017

Hindustan Powerprojects Pvt Ltd has come to an agreement to sell 330 MW of its solar power plants in India to Macquarie Asia Infrastructure Fund.

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PPAs signed for 750-MW Rewa solar project in India

PPAs signed for 750-MW Rewa solar project in India

🕔Apr 21, 2017

India’s State Government of Madhya Pradesh signed project agreements with solar power companies making Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Park a reality and helping India get closer to its 100 GW solar energy goal by 2022.

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Winners announced for India’s first wind tender

Winners announced for India’s first wind tender

🕔Apr 20, 2017

Solar Energy Corp of India Ltd (SECI) has officially announced the winners of India's first wind tender involving 1-GW of capacity's auction.

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Sembcorp wins contract for a wind power project in India

Sembcorp wins contract for a wind power project in India

🕔Apr 12, 2017

Sembcorp’s renewable energy business in India has won a bid for a new wind power project with close to 250 MW in capacity.

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