In an exclusive interview with T&D India, Abhishek Dangra, Infrastructure Sector Lead, SSEA, S&P Global Ratings, considers the outlook for India’s green finance market over the coming years.
“India has pledged to have 40 per cent of installed generation capacity by 2030 to come from renewables”, explains Dangra. “As such, green financing options have begun to pique interest from the Indian market.”
This rings true of Parampujya Solar Energy, a subsidiary of Adani Green Energy Ltd., who recently proposed US$500 million in green bonds to finance and refinance its solar power plants and related transmission structure. The proposed issuance received an S&P Global Ratings’ Green Evaluation score of E1/90, the highest on a scale of E1-E4. This evaluation also marks S&P Global Ratings’ first Green Evaluation in India.
For more information on S&P Global Ratings’ Green Evaluation, please click here. To read the full interview in T&D India, please click here (p.20).