International Finance Corporation

6 States to Lead Growth in Indian Renewable Open Access Space: Study

The bulk of the new capacity addition of renewable Open Access projects would likely be centred in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Karnataka and Chhattisgarh in the near term, finds a new report. Tata Cleantech Capital Ltd (TCCL), a joint venture between Tata Capital Limited and International Finance Corporation, Washington D.C. (World Bank Group) has […]

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OMERS Infrastructure to Pay $219 M for 19.4% Stake in Azure Power

Canada-based OMERS Infrastructure recently announced that it has signed a Stock Purchase Agreement to acquire from International Finance Corporation and IFC GIF Investment Company I an approximately 19.4% stake in Azure Power Global Limited, for a total consideration of approximately US$219 million. Founded in 2008, Azure Power is a leading independent renewable power producer located […]

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Experts Find Lower Costs, Cheap Credit To Be Decisive For Energy Future

What does the energy landscape look like in the post-Covid era? Ajay Mathur, Director, International Solar Alliance, believes that as we look to the future, two-three key changes emerge: One, post the pandemic, energy equipment buyers are considering the operating costs of energy with greater emphasis, largely because of the greater availability of credit, which […]

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IFC and Rockefeller Foundation to Co-finance RE Development in Africa

The International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, and The Rockefeller Foundation (RF) yesterday announced a new partnership to finance renewable energy development in Sub-Saharan Africa and some other regions. The joint venture aims to deploy $150 million of RF’s catalytic capital in blended finance to mobilize up to $2 […]

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IFC Inks Pact with Bangladesh to Spur Solar Power Generation

With an aim to promote more investment in the renewable energy projects in Bangladesh, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) has entered into an agreement with the Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority (SREDA) of Bangladesh. As per the agreement signed, IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, will support a solar power plant of […]

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Green Buildings to Offer $24.7 Trillion Investment Opportunity in Emerging Markets

Investors should tap into the enormous potential in green buildings, as by 2030 it will offer a USD 24.7 trillion investment opportunity in emerging markets A new report by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, highlights how investors can tap into the enormous potential in green buildings. The report, […]

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Tata Power-DDL, IFC Collaborate to Assess Battery Storage Demand

The motive behind the move is to ensure sustainable and reliable power distribution and to formulate a business model for storage deployment in distribution utilities. Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd (Tata Power-DDL), a distribution arm of Tata Power, has entered into an agreement with International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, […]

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Interview with Viraj Gada, IDEF Spokesperson & India Regional Representative, GOGLA

We recently caught up with Viraj Gada, the India Representative for GOGLA, the global body for the off grid, and distributed solar industry. India is a key market worldwide, with the highest off take of solar products. And firms that have pioneered innovative sales and distribution models. Here’re a few answers from that interaction. Q. […]

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Viz-A-Viz with Viraj Gada, IDEF Spokesperson & India Regional Representative, GOGLA

India has Potential to Become Global Leader for Distributed Standalone Solar Solns India with its huge local market and strong manufacturing capabilities also has the potential to become the global market leader for distributed stand-alone solar solutions by leading the way in technology as well as business innovations in the sector. There is also massive […]

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