Green bonds Green bonds have become highly popular these days, with major financial institutions such as ADB and World Bank issuing large multi-million dollar rounds. WB recently raised $600 million in green bonds at just 2.13% for 10 years. Note, these are extremely low rates and can give a more than decent ROI on green [...]

India to solve teething issues before seeing actual RE investments Almost each new day sees a major renewable energy developer announcing multi gigawatt investment plans in India. Adanis announced a 10 GW solar investment in Rajasthan and so did the Essel Group, which has not built even 50 MW till date. Even major US developers [...]

India Nuclear Energy India has a massive power deficit issue, which requires it to expand using all available fuel sources both green and non-green. The last government placed a huge emphasis on growing nuclear energy signing a landmark deal with USA, which broke its pariah status. Despite the numerous deals signed with uranium suppliers as [...]

IREDA to finance Solar Energy India’s main renewable energy funding agency IREDA is going to shift its focus towards solar energy as the country has made extremely ambitious plans to install multiple gigawatts of solar energy. IREDA has already raised its equity capital base and is set to increase its funding from different national and [...]

Risk for Renewable Energy Renewable energy has been on a big roll in the last couple of years, with solar energy leading the way. The massively falling costs of renewable energy has made it competitive with fossil fuel power in a large number of places. For example Solar energy over 25 years can be sold [...]

Severn Trent to produce useful Gas from sewage Britain’s water company Severn Trent Plc is all set to generate renewable gas from processed human excreta. The company is the second largest water company in Britain. Another great achievement in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency. There have been examples in the past where [...]