Green bonds

Azure Power Chairman, CEO Inderpreet Wadhwa to Step Down

He will continue as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) until a new successor is named or December 31, 2019, whichever is earliest. Inderpreet S Wadhwa, who has led Azure Power to become one of the country’s largest solar power developers and operators with over 1.5 GWs of operating assets plus over 1.5 GWs of […]

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responsAbility Partners with Pune-Based Electronica to Expand Green Lending Facility

Through this green bond issuance, EFL plans to diversify its product offering and to expand into financing solar PV for the commercial and industrial markets. Swiss impact investment institute, responsAbility has partnered with Pune-based non-banking finance company Eletronica Finance (EFL) to issue green Masala Bonds for expanding EFL’s energy efficient machinery lending portfolio for small […]

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EBRD Issues 600 Mn Euro Green Bonds

The proceeds of EBRD’s bonds are earmarked to support a specific portfolio of environmentally and socially sustainable projects. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has issued a five-year 600 million euro ($685 million) green bond, the bank said in a statement. This transaction represents EBRD’s inaugural benchmark Green Bond in the EUR market, […]

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Market Regulator SEBI Finalizes Norms for Issuance and Listing of Green Bonds

SEBI had proposed a new framework for issuance and listing of green bonds more than a year ago, and this will help in raising funds from capital markets for investment in the renewable energy space. Regulator SEBI has finalized norms for issuance and listing of green bonds, which will help in raising funds from capital […]

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Frisky plans of France to outfit the Renewable Goal

France is taking strategic leads to spur its renewable energy goals and also sought commitments to be the first country to issue “green bonds” encouraging green energy. Recently, French President Francois Hollande has also asserted that that the country’s oldest nuclear power plant, Fessenheim which sits near the German and Swiss borders would be closed. Also at […]

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