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Promoting Low-Carbon Financing to Achieve Sustainable Growth in PRC
Participants at a seminar on low-carbon financing jointly organized by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Bank of China (BOC) gained fresh knowledge of recent developments in international and domestic carbon markets.
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.
ADB to Help Improve Environment by Financing Cleaner Brick Kilns
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing $50 million in loans to help improve the environment by financing more energy-efficient brick kilns in Bangladesh.
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 Financing Brings Commercial Loans To Uzbekistan's Natural Gas Sector
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing a $100 million loan and $200 million political risk guarantee for the development of a natural gas field project in Uzbekistan's southwest.
Power Corridors To Shift Energy Within India With $826 Million ADB Loans
ADB and the Government of India today signed three loan agreements totaling $826 million that will shore up power transmission systems to help India efficiently transfer electricity from surplus regions to power-deficit regions.