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Intersect Power Raises $750 Million Growth Equity Investment from TPG Rise & Others

US-based clean energy company, Intersect Power announced a $750 million growth equity investment for its renewable energy portfolio yesterday (28th June 2022). TPG Rise Climate is the dedicated investor while Climate Adaptive Infrastructure and Trilantic Energy are the additional participants in this investment.  With the help of this growth equity investment from TPG Rise & Others, Intersect […]

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Mecwin India Invests Rs 50 Cr to Set Up New Manufacturing Unit

Bangalore-based EV start-up, Mecwin India has announced a new manufacturing unit in Bengaluru, Karnataka for EV motors and controllers. The firm is going to invest Rs 50 Cr in this manufacturing unit, it claims.  According to the company’s statement, Bengaluru’s production plant for domestic EV motors and controllers will be up and running by the […]

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Battery Smart Raises $25 Million Funding Led by Tiger Global

Delhi-based EV battery-swapping startup, Battery Smart has announced that they have closed the series-A funding round. In this round, Battery Smart has raised $25 Million in funding from American Investment firm, Tiger Global.  Besides Tiger Global, Blume Ventures & Orios Ventures also joined as part of this investment. In November last year, Battery Smart raised $7 […]

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British Intl Invt invests $89 M to scale renewable energy in India

British International Investment, formerly CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution (DFI) and impact investor, has announced a total commitment of $89 million to scale renewable energy capacity in India. The DFI’s investment is comprised of a Rs 350 crore (US $47 million) follow-on commitment to Fourth Partner Energy, and a Rs 315 crore (US […]

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Australia’s Leading Miner Andrew Forrest to Invest $2.2 Billion in RE

Australian iron ore magnate Andrew Forrest has announced that he is investing Australian Dollar $3 billion ($2.2 billion) in renewable energy in the island country. Forrest had announced previously that he will be investing big on a global green revolution. Most of the projects for RE will be coming up in the Central Queensland region. […]

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In Australia, NSW’s Second REZ Targets $10 Billion Investments

New South Wales (NSW), which also houses state capital and Australia’s largest city Sydney, has just declared its second Renewable Energy Zone (REZ), as part of its long term strategy to replace its fossil fuel driven electricity sector with renewable energy. The latest zone is the New England REZ, based around Armidale in the state’s […]

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SECI Gets Rs 1000 Cr Infusion To Expand Investments

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has received an infusion of Rs 1000 crores from the Government of India to strengthen its balance sheet and undertake further investments in the renewable sector. As the key nodal agency for the sector, SECI plays an instrumental role in the tendering and award of renewable contracts across […]

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IREDA to Get ₹1,500 Cr Equity Infusion to Boost RE Financing

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the equity infusion of Rs.1500 crore in Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA). This equity infusion will help in employment generation of approximately 10200 jobs-year and CO2 equivalent emission reduction of approximately 7.49 Million tonnes CO2/year, said an official […]

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Hero MotoCorp Invests Rs 420 crore in Ather Energy

Hero MotoCorp, India’s largest two wheeler maker, is investing Rs 420 crore in electric scooter maker Ather Energy, even as it is readying its own product for the local EV market. The company’s board has approved the investment in one or more tranches, according to a regulatory Nling Friday. Prior to the proposed investment, Hero […]

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