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ADB Sells $339 Million in Clean Energy Bonds
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has raised the equivalent of $339 million from its second sale of Clean Energy Bonds to Japanese retail investors. The bonds will support ADB's ongoing renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in Asia and the Pacific.
Inclusive, Green, Knowledge-Based Growth Keys to Asia's Future
Growth in the Asia and Pacific region is strong, but growth alone is not enough for the region to succeed in an era of global change, ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda said in his annual address to the ADB Board of Governors.
ASEAN Launches Biggest Ever Fund to Meet Critical Infrastructure Needs
The Association of South East Asian Nations' largest financing initiative, the ASEAN Infrastructure Fund, is set to commence operations following its Board's first meeting on the sidelines of ADB's 45th Annual Meeting.
ADB Secures More Than $12 Billion to Help Asia's Poorest
The funds will help improve the lives of millions of Asia's poorest through inclusive, sustainable growth.
Dahanu Solar Plant Starts Providing Power to Homes, Businesses in Mumbai
India's largest photovoltaic solar power plant, located in the western state of Rajasthan, has started generating clean energy that will provide electricity to thousands of households and businesses in Mumbai.
ADB to Help Finance Rajasthan Solar Plant, One of Largest in India
ADB will lend $103 million to Reliance Power Ltd. to help finance a solar plant in Rajasthan state that will power homes and businesses in India and help bring the country closer to its ambitious solar power generation goals.
ADB and Solomon Islands Chart Path to Improved Transport, Connectivity, Energy
ADB and the Government of Solomon Islands have agreed to a new five-year strategy to reduce poverty and promote inclusive growth through improvements in transport, information and communications technology, renewable energy, and public sector management.
Deadline for Entries in 'MyView' Video Contest Extended to March 23
The deadline for ADB's 'MyView' video contest has been extended until 23 March 2012 to give aspiring filmmakers more time to submit entries on the topic of 'Energy for All' - and a chance to win a share of $10,000 in prizes.
ADB Helps Uzbekistan Establish Solar Energy Institute
The First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Uzbekistan Rustam Azimov and ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda today jointly inaugurated a new solar energy research facility that will eventually enable Uzbekistan to become an international knowledge hub and solar technology exporter.
Asia Can Lead on Green Growth by Working with Private Sector
At a forum today, ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda outlined steps countries in the Asia and the Pacific region are already taking to protect shared natural resources and called for more private sector involvement in the building of green infrastructure.