Masayoshi Son

Is The SB Energy Exit A Worrying Sign For India?

By Now, the news of SB Energy’s portfolio buyout by Adani Green Energy (AGEL) has been well reported. The 100% buyout of SB Energy India assets by AGEL for $3.5 billion, for a fresh 4954 MW of additions to AGEL’s total  assets including project pipeline, has been cited as a possible warning sign for India’s […]

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SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son may Meet PM Modi for $60 Bn Solar Project

Being the hub of investment as far as solar industry is concerned, countries like China and now Japan’s tech giant SoftBank are eyeing to grab a major pie in the clean energy segment in India. In the coming years, India is expected to go through the biggest revolution in solar energy. The country which has […]

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ISA to Create Ecosystems for Startups in Solar Innovations

With the help of global corporates, we expect this transformative action to be undertaken on ground, resulting in access to light for the 1 billion unconnected people, said Upendra Tripathy. India-led International Solar Alliance (ISA) will create ecosystems for startups in solar innovations by enabling incubation, partnerships, access to finance and standards. The task force, set up […]

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Saudi Arabia, Softbank to Create World’s Largest Solar Power Project

The projects are expected to create an estimated 100,000 jobs in Saudi Arabia and boost Saudi Arabia’s GDP by an estimated $40 billion annually. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman signed a Memorandum of Understanding with SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son to create the world’s largest solar power generation company in Saudi Arabia. At a press […]

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Softbank Collaborates with Saudi Wealth Fund to Frame Solar Energy Plan

The energy plan will set out a new framework for developing Saudi Arabia’s solar sector, while the solar project will be executed by Saudi Electric Company (SEC) in which PIF has 74.3% stake. SoftBank has joined hands with Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, Public Investment Fund (PIF) to frame a ‘Solar Energy Plan 2030’ for […]

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Will surpass $10 billion investment commitment for India in solar and Internet-led businesses: Softbank

Positive on India’s prospects, Japan’s SoftBank today pledged that it will “surpass” the stated commitment of investing $ 10 billion in the country as it ramps up investments in solar power generation and Internet-led businesses. “We have already invested $ 2 billion in last few years, and we will surpass my commitment of investing $10 […]

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