€300 Million IFC Loan For Iberdrola To Back Renewables Versus Coal

The World Bank’s private lending arm, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) has backed Spanish utility major Iberdrola with a €300 million (US$328.7 million) loan to support and develop renewable energy projects in coal-dependent countries, including Morocco, Vietnam and Poland. According to Iberdrola,€170 million has already been committed to financing onshore wind projects in Poland, one of the biggest European […]

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Norfund Pumps Repeat Investment into Fourth Partner Energy for ₹350 Cr

Norwegian Investment Fund for developing countries – Norfund today announced a fresh investment of ₹350 Cr into renewable energy solutions platform, Fourth Partner Energy (4PEL). This is the second round of equity infusion by Norfund into 4PEL, following its $100 Mn investment in June 2021. Speaking about this development, Anders Blom, Vice President at Norfund […]

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Nuru Gets $40 Million For Delivering Solar In Power Starved DRC

Nuru, one of Africa’s pioneering renewable energy-powered metrogrid companies, has announced the successful close of over $40m in Series B equity funding and anticipates the close of an additional $28m in project finance by the end of the month. The funds will enable Nuru to commence construction on 13.7 MWp of projects, expanding its existing […]

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EBRD Lends €29 Million For Albania’s 140MW Solar Project

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has said that its lending €29 million to an Albanian special-purpose vehicle, owned by France’s Voltalia, to develop the 140 MW Karavasta solar plant. This solar power plant will come up in the Fier area of south-western Albania. The EBRD is anchoring the €99 million financing structure […]

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IFC Issues Sustainability-Linked Bond Worth $50 Million To Tata Cleantech Capital

A new funding is set to spur India’s renewable energy capacity and help improve access to climate finance, with International Finance Corporation (IFC) investing INR 3,750 million (about $50 million) in a sustainability-linked bond (SLB) issued by Tata Cleantech Capital. This is the first such instrument issued by a private financial institution in India and […]

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IFC to Help Kyrgyzstan Develop Renewable Projects Through PPP Model

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) – a key agency of World Bank – has partnered with the Kyrgyzstan government under the World Bank Group’s Scaling Solar program to develop up to 100-150 MW of grid-connected solar power. IFC said that this will help Kyrgyzstan to diversify its energy mix and increase its renewable power capacity. […]

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IFC to advise on 600MW Solar Power Park in India

International Finance Corporation (IFC), an institution of the World Bank that focuses on private sector funding and  TUSCO Ltd, a Joint Venture Company of THDCIL and Uttar Pradesh New & Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) have  signed an advisory mandate with IFC. Under this mandate, which IFC will support TUSCO in the development of 600MW […]

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Sembcorp Raises S$675 M Sustainability-linked Bond, IFC Gives S$150 M

Sustainable solutions provider Sembcorp Industries has launched a sustainability-linked bond (SLB) in Singapore, raising S$675 million for Pan-Asian energy, marking its latest phase in the transition to a net-zero future. Sembcorp received an investment of S$150 million from IFC, a member of the World Bank Group that is the largest global development institution focused on the […]

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IFC Supports Wind Projects to Advance Renewable Energy in Vietnam

As Vietnam transitions to cleaner low-carbon power generation to help meet the country’s growing demand for electricity, IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is funding the development and construction of two wind power projects in Central Vietnam. IFC is providing a financing package of $57 million to Thuan Binh Wind Power Joint Stock […]

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