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Standard Chartered picks up stake in wind farm

Standard Chartered Bank, which is targeting improvements in energy and resource efficiency in its buildings, has taken a stake in a wind farm to source green energy for an office in Chennai. It has taken … More →


Renewable Energy’s Funding to Be Doubled by Indian State Lender

India’s largest state-run lender to electricity utilities, plans to more than double lending for renewable energy projects within a year as coal-fired plants become riskier investments. The company’s approved loans to projects, particularly solar and … More →

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AMP Capital makes clean energy investment in India

The AMP Capital Asian Giants Infrastructure Fund (AGIF) has acquired a significant minority stake in leading clean energy company Shalivahana Green Energy Limited (SGEL) for almost US$29 million. Based in Hyderabad India, SGEL develops, owns … More →


ICICI signs $300 mn loan with Japan banks

Japan Bank for International Cooperation and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. (SMBC) completed a $300 million loan deal for ICICI Bank, JBIC said in a statement on Friday. Customers wait for their turn to withdraw cash … More →

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Why marquee investors like Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs invest in India’s wind power ventures

Whichever side of the political divide you are on, it is common sense that coalgate — the ongoing controversy over the allocation of coal mines to big Indian corporates — will further delay project approvals … More →


Why equity return on investment for wind sector in India is tempting

Praful Kumar is an investment consultant and a friend of mine. He was searching for medium-risk investment avenues in India that would give foreign investors 14-15% returns. Stephen Bream, also a friend, had a similar … More →


Greenko eyes boost from India’s clean power push

London-listed clean energy producer Greenko is looking for opportunities in India’s huge power deficit and the country’s plans to beef up its renewable capacity. India-based Greenko, founded by President Mahesh Kolli and Chief Executive Anil … More →