PFC, REC Face Stagnating Growth And Declining Profits

Cost advantages for renewable technologies, declining profitability in the thermal power sector and climate change concerns have caused a decline in new coal power projects being built, even as private investment has flocked to India’s renewable energy...

By Outlook Planet Desk 16/03/2023

WSDS 2023 is an occasion to have a collective voice for action: Vibha Dhawan, DG, TERI

TERI’s upcoming World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) promises to be an important knowledge platform in sustainable development discourse for action between the ongoing G20 and COP 28 later this year. Dr. Vibha Dhawan, Director General, TERI, talks to...

By Rajiv Tikoo 19/02/2023

Indore Municipality Raises Rs 661.52 Cr For Solar Plant

Indore Municipal Corporation is the first urban body in the country to introduce green bonds as a public offering for the solar power plant

By PTI 11/02/2023

ESG Ecosystem To Get A Fillip With Green Bonds: Economic Survey 

The issuance of Sovereign Green Bonds would also lead to a greater flow of capital into green projects and entities undertaking such projects

By Outlook Planet Desk 31/01/2023

Time To Promote Climate Fintech For Individuals

To achieve a significant increase in green investments, we need targeted policy, necessary institutional and regulatory interventions, and governance mechanisms to reallocate capital through banks, institutions and capital markets

By Nidhi Mehra 28/01/2023

Reserve Bank Of India Launches First Tranche of Green Bonds

The proceeds from the green bonds issuance cannot be used for extraction, production and distribution of fossil fuels or where the core energy source is fossil-fuel based

By PTI 25/01/2023

Few Firms Collect ESG Information, But Don't Use It  

Only four of the ten major financial institutions surveyed collect information on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risks. Moreover, these firms do not systematically use that information to make financial decisions 

By Outlook Planet Desk 17/01/2023