By Rohit Sharma
ReNew Power Limited, today announced that it has secured fresh debt financing of up to USD 350 million from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the US Government’s development finance institution. This follows an earlier round of financing when OPIC had granted a loan of USD 250 million to ReNew Power Ltd. in March 2016.
The funds will be utilized by ReNew Power to support the construction of new wind and solar power plants in India.
Sumant Sinha, Chairman & Managing Director, ReNew Power Ltd. said, “This fresh round of debt funding from OPIC is a validation of ReNew Power’s strong performance as a provider of clean, affordable energy in India.”
In a statement, OPIC President and CEO Ray W. Washburne said, “Investment in new and reliable energy will help India diversify its power generation, which is critical in order to meet growing energy demand and sustain economic growth.”
OPIC looks forward to continuing its partnership with ReNew Power and supporting its commitment to advancing economic development throughout the Indo-Pacific, he added.