New Delhi: Energy solution provider Apraava Energy has inked initial pacts with state-owned firms REC Ltd and Power Finance Corporation (PFC) to get finance of Rs 9,120 crore for funding its wind, transmission, and advanced metering projects in the country.
The signing of MoUs took place as part of the Green Finance Summit organised by REC on the sidelines of the Green Business Summit Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) and Energy Transition Working Group (ETWG) Ministerial held on July 21, 2023 in Goa against the backdrop of India's G20 Presidency, a company statement said.
Apraava Energy signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with REC Ltd and PFC for financial assistance worth Rs 9,120 crore (USD 1.1 billion), the company said.
Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, Managing Director, Apraava Energy, said in the statement, "This partnership further strengthens our roadmap to deliver sustainable and integrated growth in the future. We thank REC and PFC for placing their trust in our aspirations for a better world."
Over the last few years, Apraava has diversified into newer areas of the energy value chain such as transmission and advanced metering that will support the acceleration of the transition to a greener economy in India.
Going forward, aligned with the vision of our shareholders, the company will focus on strengthening our existing low-carbon portfolio and foraying into new business areas including non-generation and customer-focused energy businesses.
Apraava Energy is a leading integrated energy solutions provider, jointly owned by the CLP Group one of the largest investor-owned power businesses in Asia and Caisse de d p t et placement du Qu bec (CDPQ) a global investment group.
Founded in 2002, Apraava has evolved from being a single-asset company to a forward-looking, climate-conscious organisation.
Its portfolio comprises 3,150 MW of installed capacity which includes 924 MW of wind and 250 MW of solar energy projects across seven states, a 1,320 MW coal-fired super critical power plant and two power transmission assets.