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2020-10-21 /

Hero Future Energies to raise $250 million via fresh equity issuance

Confirming the funding plans, Rahul Munjal, Chairman and Managing Director, HFE, told Business Standard this round of funding was for the firm to reach a 5-Gw target in three years. HFE has 500 Mw under construction in India and 2 Gw overseas. It has a commissioned capacity of 1.5 Gw in India.

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2020-10-05 /

Solar Tariff Trends

Solar tariffs across the world have been on a downward trajectory primarily due to the declining cost of solar modules and the introduction of higher watt power modules. Arun Tripathi, from Hero Future Energies shares his perspective with Renewable Watch.

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2020-09-10 /

Investor friendly regime needed to make power sector Atmanirbhar

Hero Future Energies Chief Executive Officer Sunil Jain, in talks with Live Mint about India Inc' ask for an investor friendly regulatory policy to make power sector Atmanirbhar and not 'Sarkarnirbhar' (government dependent). 

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2020-09-02 / HFE Team

'ATMANIRBHAR’ DISCOMS: WAY FORWARD FOR RENEWABLE SECTOR IN INDIA

Read here for recommended approaches to revive the country's economy; recommendations to handle challenges in the power sector by Co-Chairman, CII's Renewable Energy Committee, Rahul Munjal. 

To read the entire article -  view this pdf [Pg 9-10]

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2020-08-04 /

The science behind electricity generation in solar cells

"Though solar cells appear simple to comprehend in comparison to rotating generators, but it is the other way round. The principle behind electricity generation in solar cells involves light photon, ionisation and electronic battery theory. " - Atul Raaizada, Head Projects & O&M at HFE

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2020-07-17 /

One Sun One World One Grid

"One Sun One World One Grid Is an innovative idea or a vision to integrate renewable energy resources of 140 countries. This global grid plan will be leveraging the member countries of International Solar Alliance." - Sudhir Pathak, Head - Central Design & Engineering, Hero Future Energies

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2020-06-17 /

Renewable energy gains steam against coal in India, eyes reforms for further boost

Sunil Jain, CEO, Hero Future Energies share his recommendations to make RE sector 'Atmanirbhar' with Anshu Sharma of CNBC.

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2020-06-17 /

Renewable energy investors to become ‘picky’ post-COVID, says industry

Sunil Jain, Chief Executive Officer, Hero Future Energies in conversation with ETEnergyworld.com says, "In order to maintain the trajectory of future deployments independent power producers should be financially supported by offering additional credit facilities through ad-hoc facilities to meet their short-term working capital requirements."

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2020-06-17 /

What keeps mega projects on track?

Atul Raaizada, Head Projects and O&M, Hero Future Energies in conversation with Construction World

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2020-06-05 /

How has COVID impacted India's progress with SDGs

Speaking on the impact of C-19 outbreak on corporate sector in India, Rahul Munjal shares his views with Ruchika Shah of Forbes India.

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2020-06-04 /

Impact of Covid outbreak on Indian power sector - Rahul Munjal in conversation with Nisha Poddar

Rahul Munjal, Chairman & Managing Director of Hero Future Energies shares his views in a panel discussion moderated by Nisha Poddar of CNBC TV18.

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2020-05-08 / HFE Team

Impact of Covid outbreak on Indian power sector - Rahul Munjal in conversation with Zee Business

Speaking with Zee Business, Mr. Rahul Munjal, Chairman and Managing Director, Hero Future Energies, expresses his confidence in the renewable sector, particularly in solar energy and its immense potential in India. 

 

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2020-04-15 /

Impact of Covid outbreak on Indian power sector

Speaking to @CNBCTV18Live, Mr. Rahul Munjal Chairman & Managing Director, Hero Future Energies, shares his thoughts on the impact of the #COVID_19 pandemic on the power sector and the future roadmap to bounce back.

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2020-03-31 / HFE Team

COVID-19: Solar power industry to face six-month deferment of CODs

The companies to be primarily impacted would be the ones whose projects were already halfway through and whose modules were coming in January, February, or March

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2020-03-31 / HFE Team

Impact of coronavirus pandemic on businesses

We can’t blame anyone for the coronavirus pandemic, neither the government nor anybody else. This is a far greater crisis.

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2020-03-30 / HFE Team

2.2 Gigawatt Solar Park In India’s Rajasthan State Now Fully Operational

Hero Future Energies, recently commissioned a 300 megawatt solar power project at Bhadla

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2020-03-24 / HFE Team

Coronavirus pandemic: Experts urge India Inc to avoid layoffs, pay cuts for faster recovery

In a report, UBS Securities said the increased risks of a global recession, mobility restrictions and social distancing measures are pushing India towards a "severe pandemic" scenario

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2020-03-06 / HFE Team

Crisis at Yes Bank limits green financing avenues

"Yes Bank was one of the front runners in funding green energy projects." said Sunil Jain, chief executive officer, Hero Future Energies Pvt. Ltd. 

 

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2020-02-24 / HFE Team

Coronavirus outbreak: India's solar sector could try and play catch-up

India looks to position itself as an alternative manufacturing destination for global companies

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2020-02-17 / HFE Team

Hybrid Power Solutions Market Historical Growth & Forecast To 2024

Hero Future Energies recently finished installing India’s first ever large-scale solar-wind hybrid project in the southern state of Karnataka.

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2020-02-13 / HFE Team

Year end review - 2019 : Ministry of New & Renewable Energy

Hero Future Energies has commissioned wind solar hybrid project by adding 28.8 MW of solar project to an existing 50 MW wind project (Total 78.8 MW hybrid project) in Raichur district, Karnataka.

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2020-02-13 / HFE Team

Banking and NBFC crisis impeding credit flow for renewable energy sector

The ongoing crisis in the banking system and the non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) is impacting the growth of the energy sector impeding credit flow for projects, according to chief executive officers (CEOs).

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2020-01-31 / HFE

London newcomer HFE confident about India’s renewable future

India is “doing enough” in its efforts to stage a renewable boom within a few years despite analyst warnings

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2020-01-29 / HFE

BUDGET 2020 - A prescription for the renewable energy industry

The renewable energy industry is hopeful budgetary reform is likely to bring back the sparkle in this sector even amidst the recent flux

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2020-01-27 / HFE

Tech Based O&M for Solar Projects Can Optimize Cost-Effectiveness and Sustainability

Artificial intelligence and thermal imaging are some of the new tech-based O&M options

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2019-11-29 / HFE Team

India must start work on replacing coal plants with renewable

Hero Future Energies' chairman and managing director Rahul Munjal speaks on on social media, sustainability and energy efficiency.

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2019-11-15 / HFE

Strategic investment of US$150 million funding growth portfolio for HFE

Hero Future Energies (“HFE” or the “Company”), the leading clean-tech company, announces a US$150 million strategic investment to fund the expansion of its renewable energy portfolio, including in selected international geographies

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2019-11-11 / HFE

Unanswered questions on India's EV strategy: Rahul Munjal, Chairman & MD, Hero Future Energies

Indian government has put its foot on the accelerator for switching to Electric Vehicles (EVs) as far as the policy announcements are concerned. 

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2019-11-11 / HFE

Hero Future Energies reorganises business to make overseas foray

has reorganised its business to expand its portfolio abroad and access cheaper funding. (HFE) Global, registered in London since 2016, will control the India business through a Singapore entity and spearhead the global plans.

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2019-11-11 / HFE

Solar tenders and reverse auctions in India - the way forward: Sunil Jain, CEO, Hero Future Energies

The push for renewables continues to remain with the continuation of succession in government and solar bidding is back on track post elections. We believe that the Prime Minister’s vision may witness a huge change in target specially for solar.

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2019-05-29 / HFE Team

Should India have its own Green New Deal?

Despite very low level of per capita emissions, India is still one of the top emitters of C02.

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2018-06-27 / HFE Team

Hero Future Energies goes global, to enter renewable market in 7 countries

Hero Future Energies, the clean energy arm of the Hero Group

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2018-04-30 / HFE Team

India's first Wind - Solar Hybrid plant by HFE

Chairman and Managing Director Rahul Munjal inaugurated.

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2017-11-01 / Webmaster

SBI sanctions ? 2,317 crore for financing solar power projects

State Bank of India on Monday announced sanction of credit facilities amounting to ?2,317 crore to corporates for financing Grid.

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2017-10-25 / Webmaster

Wind power is now cheaper than coal-based electricity in India – but the industry is worried

During an auction conducted last week by the state-run Solar Energy Corporation of India for 1,000 megawatts of wind power installations

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2017-10-25 / Webmaster

Hero Group set to buy wind energy assets of Bhilwara

The Hero Group is close to acquiring almost the entire wind energy portfolio of the LNJ Bhilwara Group.

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2017-10-25 / Webmaster

India’s solar anti-dumping saga: The industry anticipates

India’s solar sector is on tenterhooks at the moment as it awaits the results of an anti-dumping investigation into solar cell imports from China.

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2017-10-25 / Webmaster

The world's largest two-wheeler manufacturer is prepping for a new ride in renewable energy space

Hero MotoCorp, is the largest two-wheeler manufacturer in the world.

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2017-09-08 / HFE Team

Sliding tariffs mean more power, but is the trend sustainable?

A number of strong factors are boosting the growth of solar and wind power in India.

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2017-05-31 / HFE Team

Hero Group To Set Up Solar-Powered Charging Stations For Electric Vehicles

Hero Group To Set Up Solar-Powered Charging Stations For Electric Vehicles.

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2017-05-31 / HFE Team

Urban Reality: Is India's solar story really shining?

 

Their views on whether India’s solar story is really shining and whether sunny days are ahead for solar power in India.

 

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2017-05-31 / HFE Team

GST may push up cost of solar power projects

The goods and services tax may increase solar energy project costs by 12%-18% and generation costs by 40-50 paise per unit.

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2017-05-31 / HFE Team

E-vehicles race: Hero Future Energies to set up solar charging stations

Hero Future Energies, a company promoted by the Munjal family, is preparing to make an entry into the battery storage business and set up charging stations.

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2017-05-31 / HFE Team

Hero Future Energies to set up solar charging stations for electric vehicles

Hero Future Energies to also enter battery storage business in a bid to tap India’s emerging electric vehicles market.

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2017-05-31 / HFE Team

Sumant Sinha, Rahul Munjal emerge as poster boys of India's renewable energy sector

The most recognisable faces of entrepreneurship in the Indian renewable energy sector.

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2017-05-31 / HFE Team

Sliding tariffs mean more power, but is the trend sustainable?

The energy vertical of this firm, which Munjal doesn’t name, had all its leaders focussed on conventional energy.

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2016-02-25 / Webmaster

Urgent need of capital flow for development RE infrastructure

The massive requirement of capital flow to develop renewable energy infrastructure, needs persistent support from GoI

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2016-02-17 / Webmaster

Budget expectations from Hero Future Energies

Hero Future Energies’ MD & CEO shares their Budget expectations from Modi government on areas like Policy, Energy Storage, Renewable Hybrids, Tax etc.

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2016-02-05 / Webmaster

Hero Future raises Rs.300 cr. through climate bond sale

Hero Future Energies, a Hero Group firm that focuses on solar and wind projects.

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2016-02-04 / Webmaster

Hero Future Energies issues first certified climate bonds in India

Hero Future Energies, a renewable energy venture of Hero Group today announced the issuance of India’s first certified climate bonds.

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2019-11-11 / HFE

Strategic investment of US$150 million funding growth portfolio for Hero Future Energies

India, 11 November 2019 – Hero Future Energies (“HFE” or the “Company”), the leading clean-tech company, announces a US$150 million strategic investment to fund the expansion of its renewable energy portfolio, including in selected international geographies.

  • US$150 million strategic investment by Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (“Masdar”), a global leader in renewable energy projects, sustainable real estate, sustainable mobility and waste to energy
  • Second strategic investment in HFE since 2017, following initial US$125 million made by International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the World Bank
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2017-01-09 / HFE Team

Hero Future Energies raises fresh equity of USD 125 million to fund growth plans

Hero Future Energies (HFE), the renewable energy firm of the Pawan Munjal-led Hero Group, today raised US$ 125 million in equity infusion from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) – the private sector investment arm of the World Bank – and the IFC Global Infrastructure Fund.

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2016-10-21 / HFE Team

Premier educational institutes in Delhi gets solarised

The renewable energy venture of the Hero group, Hero Future Energies (HFE), with a rooftop solar portfolio of ~ 15 MW as on date, has been executing prominent rooftop solar projects across India since 2012.

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2016-08-31 / HFE Team

Hero Future Energies commissions 10 MW solar plant in Karnataka

Hero Future Energies (HFE), one of the leading Independent Power Producers (IPP) in the renewable energy sector in India announced commissioning of a 10 MW solar power project, spread over 50 acres of land in Chitradoorga district of Karnataka.

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2016-02-04 / Webmaster

Hero Future Energies gives Indian RE market its first certified climate bond

Hero Future Energies Pvt. Ltd. (HFE), renewable energy venture of the Hero Group today announced issuance of India’s first certified climate bond for expansion of its wind portfolio, through its wind holding entity.

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