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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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IFC to Support Azerbaijan’s Shift from Fossil Fuels to Renewable Energy

In a bid to develop the offshore wind energy sector as part of Azerbaijan’s efforts to shift to renewable energy sources, IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Energy today signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The aim is to support the country in reducing reliance on fossil fuels for electricity […]

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Tabreed and IFC to set up a District Energy Investment Platform

National Central Cooling Company PJSC (Tabreed), the leading UAE-based international district cooling developer and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, are planning to establish a district energy investment platform in Singapore that will invest in district cooling, trigeneration and cooling as a service offering with primary focus on India […]

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IFC to Support India’s Continuum in First Green Bond Offering in Singapore

IFC has subscribed to 10 percent of Continuum Green Energy’s first green bond, which listed on the Singapore stock exchange on February 10. One of India’s leading renewable energy developers has tapped the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to anchor its first green bond, helping the country achieve its ambitions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and […]

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Uneven Grouping of Renewables Leading to Curtailments in India: TCCL

Electricity demand in India grew at a CAGR of 5.1% over the last decade from FY 2011 to FY 2019. However, this fell to a mere 1.2% in FY 2020. India was already facing an economic slowdown, with industrial output declining to an 8-year low during the year, but compounded by the impact of the […]

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IFC, EBRD, and EU to Support First Solar Project in Armenia

IFC, EBRD and the EU have signed on to support the development of the first utility-scale solar power plant in Armenia, the 55 MW Masrik Solar Project. The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), and the European Union (EU) have signed on to […]

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IFC Grants $25 Mn to NMB Bank to Boost Green Financing in Nepal

IFC is providing a USD 25 million loan to NMB Bank to boost financing for green projects and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Nepal The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is providing a USD 25 million loan to NMB Bank, one of Nepal’s premier banks, to boost financing […]

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IFC Invests $10 Mn in Globaltronics to Improve Energy Efficiency in Egypt

IFC is investing in a local Egyptian company to help it expand the installation of digital prepaid and smart electricity meters in homes across Egypt. IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is investing up to USD 10 million in a local Egyptian company to help it expand the installation of digital prepaid and […]

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IFC Invests $200 Mn in Africa’s Largest Green Bond

IFC, an arm of World Bank, has invested about USD 200 million recently in the green bond issuance of Standard Bank of South Africa placed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). Standard Bank Group is the largest African bank by assets having presence across 20 African countries. This is Africa’s largest green bond and South […]

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