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GoI, ADB Lend $300 Mn via IIFCL to Fund Projects Including Renewables

ADB funding is expected to fund at least 13 sub-projects through IIFCL, involving roads and renewable power generation, under the last tranche, says Kenichi Yokoyama. The Government of India (GoI) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a USD 300 million loan agreement to support lending by India Infrastructure Finance Company (IIFCL). The Ministry of Finance […]

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EESL, ADB Ink Pact for $13 Mn GEF Grant to Establish EERF

EERF aims to expand and sustain investments in the energy efficiency market in India, build market diversification, and scale up existing technologies. Towards supporting investments in new, innovative and scalable business models, EESL and Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed an agreement for a Global Environment Facility (GEF) grant of USD 13 million to establish an […]

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Smart Meters in Rural India a Win-Win Soln for All: ADB

ADB decided to support a USD 200 million loan for Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) to implement various demand-side energy efficiency projects in India. International development finance institution Asian Development Bank (ADB) is mulling to scale up satellite communication technology based smart meters projects as it finds it to be a win-win solution for various stakeholders, including […]

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ADB Raises €600 Mn via Green Bond to Spur Climate Financing

Further, the bond has a coupon rate of 0.35 percent p.a. payable annually and a maturity date of July 16, 2025. It was priced at 99.924 percent to yield 43 basis points (BPS) over the DBR 0.5 percent February 2025. Philippines-based Asian Development Bank (ADB) has raised €600 million to help finance climate change mitigation […]

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ADB to Provide $45.4 Mn to Spur Off-Grid SPV Pumping for Irrigation in Bangladesh

ADB grant will help in replacing diesel systems with solar powered irrigation to enhance energy security, reduce local pollution, and mitigate climate change. The project is also expected to result in a reduction of 17,261 tons of carbon dioxide emissions annually.   The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide USD 20 million loan to Bangladesh […]

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AfDB Okays $1.5 Mn Grant for Nigeria’s On-Grid IPP Solar Procurement Program

This program will assist the Nigerian government to achieve its national goal of reaching 75 percent electricity access by 2020 and electrifying unserved and underserved areas. The African Development Bank (AfDB) board has approved the USD 1.5 million grant to support the Nigerian Government’s implementation of phase 1 of the Jigawa 1-GW Independent Power Producer (IPP) solar […]

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ADB, ISA Sign Pact to Promote Solar Energy

The ISA and the ADB would also cooperate on knowledge sharing and developing technology roadmaps for the promotion of solar energy. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the International Solar Alliance (ISA) has signed a cooperation arrangement to promote solar energy deployment in Asia and the Pacific. Upendra Tripathy, ISA interim director general and ADB […]

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India, France to Co-Host First International Solar Alliance Summit in Mar

India will achieve 22 GW solar energy capacity by next month and should be able to meet its target of 100 GW by 2022. India and France will co-host the first International Solar Alliance (ISA) Summit on March 11 to be held at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi, where at least 10 heads of state are expected […]

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African Development Bank Grants $265M Loan for Two Solar Power Plants

The bank has committed $265 million for Morocco where two solar power plants named NOORM I and NOORM II with a combined capacity of 800MW The African Development Bank (AFDB) has approved $324 million loan for two renewable energy projects in Africa. The Bank has set aside US$265 million for two solar power plants named […]

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