Renewable Certificates Sales Down 22% in June

Sales of REC dropped by 22% to 6.98 lakh units in June as compared to 8.96 lakh in the same month a year ago. Sales of renewable energy certificates (REC) dropped by 22 percent to 6.98 lakh units in June as compared to 8.96 lakh in the same month a year ago due to lower supply, […]

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PFC Raises $ 300 Million Through Syndicated Loans

PFC raises $ 300 million through a three-year syndicated loan from SBI, Honk Kong and MUFG Bank, Singapore. The Power Finance Corporation (PFC), a state-owned non-banking financial company (NBFC) that funds power sector projects has announced that it has raised $ 300 million through a three-year syndicated loan from the State Bank of India, Honk […]

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Power Finance Corp More Than Doubled Q4 Profits

Power Finance Corp has reported in its Q4 2019 results that it has more than doubled its profits for the quarter over the same period last year. State-owned Power Finance Corp (PFC) has reported over a twofold rise in its standalone net profits to Rs 2,117.56 crore for the March 2019 quarter, mainly on the […]

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Rural Electrification Corporation Posts Q4 Profit Rise of 50%

The REC’s total income increased to Rs 6,685.90 crore in the March quarter, compared with Rs 5,948.09 crore a year ago. State-owned Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) posted around 50 percent jump in standalone net profit to Rs 1,256.13 crore in the March 2019 quarter, mainly on the back of higher income. The company’s standalone net […]

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Johns Hopkins University Commits to Solar Energy

The 15-year agreement will allow Johns Hopkins to meet roughly two-thirds of the university’s overall electricity needs with solar power. Marking the largest commitment to solar energy in Maryland and one of the most significant pledges to greenhouse gas reduction in higher education, Johns Hopkins University has entered into a long-term agreement to supply its […]

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22 Percent Drop in Renewable Energy Certificates’ Sales in FY 2018-19

In March, sales of RECs or green certificates declined by over 51 percent to 11.78 lakh from 24.26 lakh in the same month last year.  Sales of renewable energy certificates declined over 22 percent to 1.25 crore units this fiscal on IEX and PXIL as compared to 1.61 crore in 2017-18, mainly due to lower inventory (supply), according to […]

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CCEA Approves Sale of Govt’s 52.63% Stake in REC to PFC

It may also allow for cheaper fund raising with increase in bargaining power for the combined entity. The Cabinet has provided its ‘In Principle’ approval for the strategic sale of the government’s existing 52.63 percent total paid-up equity shareholding in Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) to Power Finance Corporation (PFC). The government said in a notification […]

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REC Signs € 200 mn Loan Agreement with Germany’s KfW Bank

This is REC’s fourth line of credit under Indo-German Development Cooperation which will be utilized to fund green energy projects in India. State-run entity responsible for financing rural infrastructural projects, Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) has signed a loan agreement with German bank KfW worth euro 200 million for funding renewable energy projects. This is REC’s fourth line […]

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REC Pledges $1 Million Contribution Towards International Solar Alliance

In presence of the Power Minister R K Singh, REC’s Director (Technical) S K Gupta and other senior officials from the two organizations, the REC Chairman and Managing Director P V Ramesh handed over the cheque to Interim Director General of ISA Upendra Tripathy. Rural Electrification Corporation, (REC) a state-run power sector financier has announced […]

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