Green Climate Fund

EBRD, GCF Support 500 MW Wind Farm In Egypt; To Be Largest In Africa

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has issued a senior secured loan of up to $100 million to Red Sea Wind Energy for the development, construction and operation of a new 500 MW onshore wind farm located in the Gulf of Suez area in Egypt. The loan consists of a portion of up […]

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27 Countries Pledge $9.776 bn to Replenish the Green Climate Fund

27 countries have pledged to replenish the Green Climate Fund (GCF) by USD 9.776 billion for the next four years, with more contributions expected The shared urgency of addressing climate change took a big step forward with 27 countries pledging to replenish the Green Climate Fund (GCF) by USD 9.776 billion for the next four […]

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UN Fund GCF Removes Veto Power Over Climate Projects

UN’s Green Climate Fund changed its rules at the latest meeting where it announced US$267 million towards United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) supported countries. The United Nations’ Green Climate Fund has changed its rules so no single country can block finance, as recently it happened when the US intervened in a Chinese bid. The decision […]

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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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NABARD Inks USD 100 Million Pact with Green Climate Fund for Solar Rooftops

The USD 250 million project, to be executed by Tata Cleantech Capital Ltd, will receive the GCF support through NABARD, which is the National Implementing Entity (NIE). Pushing for rooftop solar in India, the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has signed an agreement with the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to infuse $100 […]

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Green Climate Fund Invests $1 Bn for Developing Countries

The 19 new projects amount to a total investment from GCF of USD 1,038 million, and including co-financing the projects will channel over USD 4,244 million of climate finance for low-emission, climate-resilient development. The Green Climate Fund (GCF) in its 21st board meeting in Bahrain has approved over one billion dollars of new projects and […]

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Bangladesh, World Bank Ink $55 Mn Pact to Expand Renewable Energy Usage in Rural Areas

The additional financing to the Second Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Development (RERED II) Project will install 1,000 solar irrigation pumps, 30 solar mini-grids, and about 4 million improved cookstoves in rural areas. In order to expand renewable energy usage in rural areas, the Bangladesh government has inked a USD 55 million financing pact with the World […]

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MNRE invites proposal for availing Green Climate Fund (GCF) support in renewable energy areas

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has invited proposals from State governments, industry, developers, electrical utilities, private and public institutions, international agencies and other stakeholders for availing Green Climate Fund (GCF) support in renewable energy areas. MNRE in a statement said proposals shall have potential to deliver transformative impact on climate change mitigation […]

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