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$100-m fund for Indian renewable projects from Carbon Credit Capital

April 12, 2011 by

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2011 is likely to see the launch of a $100-million India-specific fund from the US-based Carbon Credit Capital. Ms Olivia Fussell, President, Carbon Credit Capital said “We would start with $100 million this year and will eventually increase it to $500 million,”. Carbon Credit Capital is a specialist carbon financing firm. Through this fund, it […]

The future of solar

April 5, 2011 by


It is widely belived by experts that the solar PV market across the globe and in India will continue to grow for the foreseeable future. The global PV market is projected to be 2.5 times its current size by 2014, based on a slowest growth scenario. A fast growth scenario could see the industry size […]

RE in Maharashtra – progressing but crawling towards potential

April 4, 2011 by


Maharashtra continues to face power shortage. While Jaitapur nuclear plant may be witnessing opposition from locals, a recent economic survey of Maharashtra presented at the state legislature says that only 2,936 MW out of total 8,655 MW renewable energy potential has been tapped. Exploiting this potential, with an expected investment of around Rs. 30,000 crore […]

India joins the top 10 as the global CleanTech investment at $243 billion in 2010

April 4, 2011 by


India has joined ranks with leading nations in clean energy, featuring for the first time in the top 10 global clean tech finance and investment destinations. Globally, renewable energy finance and investment grew by 30% in 2010 over 2009. The number reached $243 billion in 2010. These numbers were published in a new research released […]

Renewable Projects in India: What to adopt-CDM or REC?

February 14, 2011 by


Renewable Energy is being betted on as the new sunrise sector of India. Within the broad renewable energy space – wind and Solar are the ones where the potential is high and relatively easier to monetize (as against say biomass or biogas). Only 7 % of electricity supplied in India is generated from the renewable […]