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Clouds hang over solar mission projects in India, Uncertainty Persists

According to reports, ambitious projects under the Jawaharlal National Solar Mission are stuck despite an overwhelming response after the government found holes in the corporate equity holding structures of companies meant to implement them. Financial closure of projects under the mission was considered in place as its deadline approached in July, but the NTPC Vidyut Vypar Nigam Ltd (NVVN), the agency supervising the mission, has ordered a scrutiny of a whole bunch of applications after it was found that some company promoters had not ... Read More »

IFC to invest upto a $1 billion in the coming year in India -Karin Finkelston, Vice President Asia

‘We want to expand private sector’s role in fighting climate change’ In fiscal 2011, IFC, the private investment arm of the World Bank, invested $18.7 billion across 513 projects globally with approximately $1 billion directed at private companies in India. As one of the country’s largest private equity investors, IFC’s strong focus on the clean energy sector in the country will increase according to Karin Finkelston, the firm’s newly-appointed vice-president for Asia. In an exclusive interaction with ET’s Archana Rai, ... Read More »

Viridis Energy Enters into Strategic Alliance with Abellon CleanEnergy

 Viridis Energy Inc. , a “Cleantech” manufacturer and distributor of alternative energy providing biomass fuel to global residential and industrial markets, announced today that it has signed a strategic agreement with AbellonCleanEnergy Limited, a leading integrated sustainable energy solutions provider based in Ahmedabad, India, with operations in the U.S., Canada, Europe, U.K., India and Africa. The collaboration of the two green energy companies covers three facets of the business: procurement and supply agreement for existing production, the proposed acquisition and ... Read More »

Suzlon Energy promoters pledge 36% of their stake

According to reports, Wind turbine maker Suzlon Energy on Tuesday said its promoters have pledged 36 per cent of their stake in the company. Pranav Tanti, one of the promoters of Suzlon Energy pledged 72 per cent of the total number of shares held by him in the company. It accounts for 2.39 per cent shares of the company, Suzlon said in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange. Sanman Holdings Private Ltd, another promoter of Suzlon Energy, has revoked ... Read More »

Indowind to set up 28 MW windfarms, to invest Rs 1.2 billion

  According to reports, wind energy firm Indowind said it is planning to set up 28 mega watt windfarms with an investment of Rs 120 crore, taking its total capacity to 71.92 MW by March 2012. “We are in the process of setting of 28 MW windfarms in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu inculcating an investment of Rs 120 crore,” Indowind Chairman K V Bala told reporters. Indowind’s current capacity is 43.92 MW from its 15 projects spread across Karnataka and ... Read More »

Tata BP Solar Commissions 1 MW solar plant for the cooperative sector

Close on the heels of emerging as the first company to have installed and commissioned  a megawatt scale solar power plant under the Rooftop and Other Small Solar Power Generation Plant scheme administered by IREDA under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM), Tata BP Solar is implementing a 5MW Engineering, Procurement and Construction Project for Electrical Manufacturing Company, Kolkata to be operational by Dec 2011 under the NTPC – NVVN scheme of JNNSM. According to reports, the company has ... Read More »

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