ADB Approves $100 Mn Facility For Renewable Power Projects in Pacific

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an umbrella facility of up to $100 million which will provide financing support including loans, guarantees, and letters of credit to overcome constraints to private sector investment in renewable power projects in Pacific island countries. The ‘Pacific Renewable Energy Program’ will support an estimated 5 separate renewable energy projects in […]

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ADB Granted Nearly USD 4 Bn in Sovereign Loans and Co-Financing to India in 2018

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) committed to providing nearly USD 4 billion in sovereign loans to India in 2018, the highest level of assistance since sovereign operations began in the country in 1986, said the annual report of the multilateral lending agency. In total, ADB, owned by 68 member countries, committed a total of USD […]

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Avaada Energy Secures Rs 1000 Cr Investment From ADB, DEG and FMO

Avaada is targeting an extensive portfolio of 5 GW solar projects across Asia and Africa of which about 2.4 GW capacities are under implementation. Avaada Energy has announced that it has received an investment of Rs 1,000 crore for financing its 2.4 GW solar energy portfolio of the targeted 5 GW capacity in Asia and Africa. The investment has come from Asian Development Bank; DEG, the […]

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Pilot Project Brings 24-Hour Solar Power to Remote Philippine Island

A pilot project under an Asian Development Bank (ADB) technical assistance, is bringing 24-hour solar power to this small rural island in Antique Province, Philippines. The Malalison Island Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Hybrid Pilot Project is a private sector joint venture with Antique Electric Cooperative (ANTECO), the electric distribution franchise holder, and One Renewable Energy Enterprise, […]

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$1 Bn Green Finance Facility Launched to Boost ASEAN Green Infra Investments

The new facility will provide loans and necessary technical assistance for sovereign green infrastructure projects such as sustainable transport, clean energy, and resilient water systems. Southeast Asian governments, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), and major development financiers have launched the “ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility”, a new initiative to spur more than $1 billion in […]

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South Pacific’s Biggest Solar Plant to Help Tonga Meet Renewable Energy Target

Spread over three sites, the solar plant will be the second biggest in the Pacific and the second that TPL has established with an independent power producer. The largest solar plant in the south Pacific will be built in Tonga through the country’s second commercially financed public-private partnership (PPP) after an agreement was signed in […]

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ADB and LEAP Sign $18.7 Mn Loan Agreement For Financing 5MW Solar Plant in Mongolia

The loan agreement marks ADB’s first co-financing with LEAP in Mongolia’s renewable energy sector. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Leading Asia’s Private Infrastructure Fund (LEAP) today signed an $18.7 million loan with Sermsang Power Corporation Public Company Limited (SSP) and Tenuun Gerel Construction LLC (TGC) to build, operate, and maintain a 15 MW […]

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ADB Commits $50 Mn in Noida-Based Solar Power Developer Avaada

The multi-lateral funding agency said the investment contributes to ADB’s goal to provide cumulative climate finance of $80 billion from 2019 to 2030.  The Manila based Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced that it has inked an agreement to invest $50 million in solar energy project developer Avaada Energy Pvt Ltd to help the company scale up rapidly. The investment will […]

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ADB Invests $20 Mn to Finance RE Projects in Southeast Asia

Proceeds of the bonds will finance renewable energy projects in the Asia and Pacific region, including Vietnam, the Philippines, and Indonesia. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has invested $20 million in the maiden climate bond issuance of AC Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ayala Corporation in the Philippines. ADB is an anchor investor in the […]

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