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RCap arm to get Rs 300 cr loan from IREDA for green projects

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Anil Ambani led Capital arm will get a loan assistance of Rs 300 crore from body IREDA to utilise funds for on-lending to renewable energy sector.

"Money (a brand of Commercial Ltd or RCFL) signs Rs 300 crore agreement with Indian Renewable Agency Ltd (IREDA)," Reliance Money said in a statement today.

The company will use the funds for lending to its renewable energy and energy efficiency projects, it said in a statement.

"Our partnership with IREDA opens new opportunities for us to create solutions for renewable power sector," said Devang Mody, Executive Director and CEO, Reliance Commercial Limited (RCFL).

RCFL finances wind and solar energy projects besides providing assistance for developing infrastructure and projects in renewable energy space backed by

The Make in campaign of the under its initiative like 'Prayas' has aimed at creating 5 gigawatts (GW) of photo-voltaic manufacturing capacity from 2019 and build 20 GW of projects by 2026.

Government has targeted to raise its renewable energy capacity to 175 GW by 2022 from 45 GW at present.

"With the Prime Minister's vision of promoting renewable energy we too understand the importance of what right financing will do to the sector. With the funding we are confident that RCFL will provide solutions and help fill any gaps in financing the renewable energy sector," said K S Popli Chairman and Managing Director, IREDA.

RCFL is part of that offer products like business expansion loans, vehicle loans, loans against property, infrastructure financing, agriculture loans and supply chain financing among others.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, October 09 2017. 14:22 IST