ADB-supported solar plant opens in Mangaia, Cook Islands

Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of the Cook Islands led the commissioning of the Mangaia solar power plant today, which will provide improved access to sustainable energy services to the people and businesses of Mangaia.

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USAID and ADB to Facilitate $848M in Funding to Develop Solar Parks across India

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed yesterday a Memorandum of Understanding to facilitate $848 million (Rs. 5,681 crore) in funding to develop solar parks across India. The agreement was signed by Jonathan Addleton, Mission Director, USAID/India and M. Teresa Kho, Country Director, India Resident Mission, Asian Development Bank.

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ADB funds $6 million for off-grid solar home systems in rural India

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced last week that it is administering a $6 million loan from the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) to help Simpa Energy India Private Ltd expand its off-grid solar home system service to underserved markets in rural India.

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