solar finance

IREDA To Establish Subsidiary For Retail Finance

In a clear sign of its determination to go it alone if required for achieving solar rooftop targets, the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd. (IREDA), Pradip Kumar Das has confirmed IREDA’s plans for establishing a subsidiary to cater to retail projects encompassing Rooftop Solar, PM-KUSUM, Electric Vehicles, and other […]

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Solar Finance Startup Metafin Gets $5 Million Funding

Metafin, a leading cleantech-focused NBFC, has successfully raised $5 million in equity funding, led by Prime Venture Partners and Varanium Capital. This investment backs Metafin’s approach to accelerating rooftop solar adoption and financing in rural India. Metafin plans to utilize funds to expand across states, grow its loan book, enhance its technology and IoT stack, […]

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Top 5 Implications of India’s New Rooftop Solar Scheme

PM Modi’s announcement of Pradhanmantri Suryodaya Yojana, has energised industry, with hopes high for a massive impetus to rooftop solar from the scheme. From more funding and subsidies, to opportunities and jobs, the scheme holds potential to be a real gamechanger. We list the top 5 ways it will change the solar landscape in India. […]

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Ecofy Secures INR 900 MN From Dutch Development Bank, FMO

Ecofy, an Indian green-only Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) that provides climate finance to Indian consumer and small business sector, secured an investment of INR 900 Mn from Dutch bank, FMO. It received the loan from the Dutch Entrepreneurial development bank, leveraging FMO’s AAA rating and global credibility. Ecofy plans to grow its loan book, enable […]

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PV Module Manufacturer Alpex Solar Seeks Rs. 75 Crore Through IPO At NSE Emerge

The solar boom continues to make itself felt more publicly, with yet another firm, Alpex Solar, planning an IPO in February this year. Alpex solar has filed its Draft Red Herring Prospectus (DRHP) with NSE Emerge, for an IPO it hopes to complete during the month. The issue size comprises a fresh issue of 64,80,000 […]

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ReNew Signs MoU with Asian Development Bank for US$ 5.3 billion Funding

ReNew Energy Global Plc (“ReNew”), on Sunday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to collaborate on climate change mitigation and adaptation projects. The MoU covers projects with investment value of more than US$ 5.3 billion between 2023 and 2028. The MoU was signed at COP28, Dubai by ReNew’s Founder, […]

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Solar Rental Marketplace OTOVO Raises €40mn Funding

Norwegian solar startup Otovo has secured €40mn from its existing investors including Å Energy, Axel Johnson Group, and Nysnø, the Norwegian government’s Climate Investment Fund. The funding will help the firm expand its rent-to-buy online marketplace for solar panels, as it seeks to ride the strong residential solar market growth across the EU. This latest […]

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Spain’s Solar Energy Structure to Divest 90 MW of Solar Projects

Spain-based solar developer and installer Solar Energy Structure has entered into an agreement that paves the way for the divestment of up to 90 MW of PV projects. The name of the listed European independent power producer to whom the project has been divested has not been revealed yet. As per the contract, three solar […]

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