India’s solar power sector to shine brighter

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Source: India Inc
25-Nov-2016

As the world, especially emerging economies, grapple with the challenges posed by climate change, it is essential to come up with innovative solutions to address energy shortages that can significantly benefit people with no or limited access to energy. An International Finance Corporation (IFC) expert analysis where India fits in.

Shifting the energy needle in the right direction

#Ideas
Source: India Inc
22-Nov-2016

As the world, especially emerging economies, grapple with the challenges posed by climate change, it is essential to come up with innovative solutions to address energy shortages that can significantly benefit people with no or limited access to energy. An International Finance Corporation (IFC) expert analysis where India fits in.

India’s solar power sector to shine brighter

#Company News
Source: India Inc.
22-Nov-2016

As the world, especially emerging economies, grapple with the challenges posed by climate change, it is essential to come up with innovative solutions to address energy shortages that can significantly benefit people with no or limited access to energy. An International Finance Corporation (IFC) expert analysis where India fits in.

India puts all its energy behind going green

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Source: India Inc
30-Oct-2016

India’s state owned energy major, NTPC, recently celebrated its Green Masala Bond listing at London Stock Exchange (LSE), raising $300 million – double the initial target set. ‘India Global Business’ caught up with Kulamani Biswal, finance director of the company, in London to explore what lies behind this first ever Indian quasi sovereign’s Masala Bond issuance, the proceeds from which will be invested in the renewable energy market in India.

Rahul Munjal: Renewable energy crusader

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Source: India Inc
22-Sep-2016

Though cut from the same cloth, the eldest in the next generation of the Munjal family has taken a divergent route from his predecessors. A staunch advocate of reversing the ill effects of climate change, Rahul Munjal is quickly gaining prominence in the green economy and already has India’s largest rooftop solar installation and first certified commercial green bond to his name. Inspired by his father who founded what was to become world’s largest two wheeler maker–Hero MotoCorp, the junior Munjal is hoping his venture would be as successful in its own way.

India-UK strike new R&D pacts in solar & nano technology

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Source: India Inc
18-Jul-2016

India’s minister for science & technology and earth sciences, Dr Harsh Vardhan, was in the UK recently for the fifth Indo-UK Science and Innovation Council (SIC) meeting. The two sides clinched a crucial agreement to work together as R&D partners in Solar Alliance. He gives details of the deliberations to ‘India Investment Journal’ after his talks with UK counterpart, Jo Johnson.

IFC inks solar pact with MP

#Policy News
Source: India Inc
18-Jan-2016

US-based International Finance Corporation (IFC) has clinched an agreement with the Madhya Pradesh government for an ultra-mega solar plant to be set up with a capacity of 750 MW in Rewa district of the state.

Haldwani jail to go green

#State Policy
Source: Times of India
19-Dec-2015

In an effort to curb air pollution and promote the use of solar power, the authorities of the Haldwani sub-jail are in talks with UREDA (Uttarakhand Renewable Energy Development Authority) to install solar panels and solar cookers on priority basis.