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Power Finance Corporation raises $400 mn via maiden green bond issue - Business Standard

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 8:57pm

Business Standard

Power Finance Corporation raises $400 mn via maiden green bond issue
Business Standard
Power Finance Corporation raises $400 mn via maiden green bond issue. PFC is the principal financier of Indian power sector funding the entire value chain. Press Trust of India | New Delhi Last Updated at December 1, 2017 20:54 IST. Tiny URL Add to My ...

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Power Finance mobilises $400 million through maiden green bond - Livemint

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 5:45pm

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Power Finance mobilises $400 million through maiden green bond
Livemint
During the last 3 years, PFC saw a significant jump in its renewable business, with loan disbursements growing five times. One of its objectives is to support renewable and sustainable energy-led expansion. According to the company, the money raised ...

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PFC mobilises USD 400 mn through maiden green bond - Moneycontrol.com

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 5:13pm

PFC mobilises USD 400 mn through maiden green bond
Moneycontrol.com
PFC is the principal financier of Indian power sector funding the entire value chain. This green bond also helps in PFC's strategy of diversifying its source of funding. Additionally, PFC tapped the foreign currency syndicated loan market recently for ...

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PFC mobilises USD 400 mn through maiden green bond - Outlook India

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 4:58pm

PFC mobilises USD 400 mn through maiden green bond
Outlook India
PFC is the principal financier of Indian power sector funding the entire value chain. This green bond also helps in PFC's strategy of diversifying its source of funding. Additionally, PFC tapped the foreign currency syndicated loan market recently for ...

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PFC mobilises USD 400 mn through maiden green bond - Times of India

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 4:56pm

PFC mobilises USD 400 mn through maiden green bond
Times of India
PFC is the principal financier of Indian power sector funding the entire value chain. This green bond also helps in PFC's strategy of diversifying its source of funding. Additionally, PFC tapped the foreign currency syndicated loan market recently for ...

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Bharat 22 ETF: Poring over financials of six key firms - Business Today

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 4:13pm

Business Today

Bharat 22 ETF: Poring over financials of six key firms
Business Today
We look into the financials of six firms as the final part of the four-story series which covers the constituents of Bharat 22 ETF. NBCC: The firm is a govt Navratna Enterprise engaged in project management consultancy, real estate development and EPC ...

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Aasaanjobs continues expansion; launches new solar vertical - Outlook India

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 1:03pm

Aasaanjobs continues expansion; launches new solar vertical
Outlook India
AasaanJobs' new vertical will cater to these and any other requirements for personnel that the solar power industry might throw up, as the sector labors to meet the Indian government's target of generating a 100GW of power through solar-based ...

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India's Q2 GDP growth jumps to 6.3 per cent, breaks five-quarter slide - Business Today

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 9:23am

Business Today

India's Q2 GDP growth jumps to 6.3 per cent, breaks five-quarter slide
Business Today
"Upbeat corporate earnings results have been reflected in the manufacturing sector," said Tushar Arora, senior economist at HDFC Bank. The mining sector grew by 5.5 percent as compared to decline of 1.3 per cent in Q2 of 2016-17 as the production of ...
Economy: It's not a thumbs up but a 'bottoms down'Times of India (blog)
GDP growth at 6.3% in Q2 as economy perks upMoneycontrol.com

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Congress alleges 'power scam', accuses BJP govt of benefiting four private firms - The Indian Express

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 5:58am

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Congress alleges 'power scam', accuses BJP govt of benefiting four private firms
The Indian Express
Alleging a nexus between BJP politicians and four private power generators — Adani, Essar, Tata and China Light Company — the Congress on Thursday said that there was a “huge scam in power purchase and bungling” in Gujarat's power sector that have ...

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NE States can transform India - Daily Pioneer

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 12:03am

NE States can transform India
Daily Pioneer
The Ministry of External Affairs funded first Rs 1177 crore is to be built by a private sector Indian joint venture; Punj Lloyd and Varaha Infrastructure. India is investing another over Rs 4,000 crore on Myanmar roads. The plan to connect the region ...

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Cong accuses Gujarat govt of a sell-out to private power firms - Hindu Business Line

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 10:49pm

Hindu Business Line

Cong accuses Gujarat govt of a sell-out to private power firms
Hindu Business Line
The Congress on Thursday attacked the BJP-led Gujarat government for destroying State-run public-sector power plants to benefit select private power producers. Amid claims of being a power-surplus State, the Gujarat government, during the 2002-2016 ...
Congress alleges 'power scam', accuses BJP govt of benefiting four private firmsThe Indian Express

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Fitch: Fitch may up upgrade banking sector if govt's recap plan is ... - Economic Times

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 6:29pm

Economic Times

Fitch: Fitch may up upgrade banking sector if govt's recap plan is ...
Economic Times
Sooner the government infuses capital, it will be significantly credit positive.

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Idle power capacity rises in India as coal, natural gas shortages spread - Creamer Media's Mining Weekly

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 5:04pm

Idle power capacity rises in India as coal, natural gas shortages spread
Creamer Media's Mining Weekly
Of India's installed power generation capacity of 331 117.58 MW, 58%, or 193 426.50 MW, is fuelled by coal. Gas-based and hydropower projects account for 25 150.38 MW and 44 765.42 MW respectively. As a fall-out of the shortage of fuel and resulting ...

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Bharat 22 ETF: Decoding six constituent firms - Business Today

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 4:58pm

Business Today

Bharat 22 ETF: Decoding six constituent firms
Business Today
The company provides finance to power sector. It finances and promotes rural electrification projects in India. The firm provides financial assistance to state electricity boards, state government departments and rural electric cooperatives for rural ...

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Fitch may revise banks' rating if recapitalisation done early - The New Indian Express

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 4:03pm

Fitch may revise banks' rating if recapitalisation done early
The New Indian Express
It expects more volatility in the NPL ratio (FY18 estimated at 11.5 per cent; FY17 at 9.7 per cent) in the near-term, given the stress in the power sector, concerns around farm loan waivers and SMEs, as well as heightened central bank activity aimed at ...

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Assocham for hydropower GST at par with other renewables - The New Indian Express

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 3:16pm

Assocham for hydropower GST at par with other renewables
The New Indian Express
It also said EPC contracts for hydro should be categorised under five per cent GST. Currently, electricity at the consumer end or at discom end does not attract any GST and therefore the last leg of consumption of GST is with the generator. The paper ...

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India's Power Fin Corp lists its first green bond on LSE in two decades - Business Standard

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 2:39pm

Business Standard

India's Power Fin Corp lists its first green bond on LSE in two decades
Business Standard
"The comprehensive sustainable finance offering is focused on green financing for issuers (both debt and equity), indexing and analytics," LSEG said. LSEG had joined the UN's Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative as a Partner Exchange in 2014 and has ...
India's Power Finance Corporation lists green bond on LSEThe New Indian Express

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India's Power Finance Corporation lists green bond on LSE - The New Indian Express

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 2:18pm

India's Power Finance Corporation lists green bond on LSE
The New Indian Express
LSEG had joined the UN's Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative as a Partner Exchange in 2014 and has also signed The Paris Pledge for Action. One of the leading lenders to the power sector, the PFC is an infrastructure finance company engaged in ...

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India's Power Finance Corporation lists green bond on LSE - Business Standard

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 2:02pm

India's Power Finance Corporation lists green bond on LSE
Business Standard
"The comprehensive sustainable finance offering is focused on green financing for issuers (both debt and equity), indexing and analytics," LSEG said. LSEG had joined the UN's Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative as a Partner Exchange in 2014 and has ...

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There's No Magic Solution To Delhi's Smog Problem, Says United Nations Environment Head - Huffington Post India

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 1:03pm

Huffington Post India

There's No Magic Solution To Delhi's Smog Problem, Says United Nations Environment Head
Huffington Post India
For this we need stronger political leadership on the issue. Better waste management, incentives for recycling and producers taking more responsibility for where their products end up." Solheim, an admirer of Indian lawyer Afroz Shah's commitment and ...

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