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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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Uzbekistan Seeking Private Developers for 400 MW Solar Projects

The Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan has invited EoI from private developers to build and operate two solar projects worth 400 MW capacity in the country. The Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan has invited expression of interest (EoI) from private developers to build and operate two solar projects worth a combined 400 MW capacity in […]

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IFC to Assess Potential of Private Investments in Energy Storage Solutions in Burkina Faso

IFC will assess how private investment in energy storage can contribute to higher solar power production while enhancing grid stability in Burkina Faso The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has announced that it has signed an agreement with Burkina Faso’s Ministry of Energy to assess how private investment in […]

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Off-Grid Solar Industry now a USD 1.75 Billion Annual Market: Report

The off-grid solar industry has grown into a USD 1.75 billion annual market, providing lighting and other energy to 420 million users, a new report has shown The off-grid solar industry has grown into a USD 1.75 billion annual market, providing lighting and other energy services to 420 million users and remains on a solid […]

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Mahindra to Develop IFC-Backed 250 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

Mahindra Renewables is planning to invest around USD 171 million to set up an IFC-backed 250 MW solar power project in Rajasthan Mahindra Renewables Private Limited (MRPL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mahindra Group cleantech arm Mahindra Susten Private Ltd (MSPL) has announced that it is planning to invest around USD 171 million to set up […]

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IFC Invests in BT Leasing to Boost Sustainable Energy Finance in Romania

IFC is providing EUR 18.5 million in financing to BT Leasing to increase access to finance for SMEs and sustainable energy projects in Romania The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is providing EUR 18.5 million in financing to BT Leasing Transilvania to increase access to finance for small and […]

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IFC Eclipses $10 bn in Climate Finance Investments Since 2006

IFC has surpassed USD 10 billion in climate finance investments in financial institutions in emerging markets since 2006. IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has announced that it has surpassed USD 10 billion in climate finance investments in financial institutions in emerging markets since 2006, a milestone that reflects the Corporation’s commitment to […]

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IFC, NADB Provide $200 mn Loan for Solar Project in Mexico

IFC and NADB will provide USD 200 million in green loans to IEnova, to finance four solar power plants with a total capacity of 376 MW across Mexico. The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, and the North American Development Bank (NADB) will provide USD 200 million in green loans […]

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Vineet Mittal’s Avaada Energy bags another $15 million from PROPARCO

French development financial institution PROPARCO, has been reported to have made a $15 million equity investment in independent renewable power producer Avaada Energy Private Limited. For the Vineet Mittal led Avaada Energy, the fund raise further buttresses its  credentials as an attractive option in India for funding by DFI’s. Earlier this year in April 2019, […]

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