Tag: green bonds


One of India’s leading solar power project developers – Azure Power – managed to raise $500 million through bond sale to overseas investors. The proceeds from the bond sale will be used to purchase rupee-denominated debentures and loans of subsidiaries Read more…


Regency Centers Corporation, a publicly traded REIT, completed the sale of $250 million of “green building bonds” on May 14, 2014. Proceeds from these corporate bonds will be used to fund “eligible green building projects” including the acquisition, construction, development Read more…


Two degrees Celsius. It seems like such a minuscule amount. But if the average global surface temperature rises more than that, say scientists, the worst effects of climate change will be upon us and more importantly, irreversible. At the 2008 Read more…


For much of 2011, my focus has been the Destiny USA project. This should not come as a surprise to readers who waded through my thirteen posts on the topic. I had planned to not write about the Destiny USA Read more…


Of course it could — it already has. But first lets recap the Solyndra saga. Solyndra is the solar panel manufacturer in California that qualified for a $535 million federally-backed loan. Since receiving the loan, the price of solar panels Read more…


In 1896 Charles Dow created the Dow Jones Industrial Average to track the nation’s leading nine companies. Today the Dow Jones Industrial Average or Dow 30 is made up of 30 leading US companies. It is the world’s best known Read more…


Like the Destiny USA project in Syracuse (which is mired in a controversy over whether the tax exempt green bonds issued for the project should keep their tax exempt status despite the project’s failure to incorporate any green features–more abou…


I covered the messy breakdown of the Carousel/Destiny USA project in Syracuse earlier this week.  In short, the Destiny USA project was selected as a green "demonstration" project under the 2004 Green Bonds program.  $255 million in tax exempt bonds were issued Read more…


The foundation for a rash of legal actions arising out of a failed green project have been laid.  According to the Syracuse Post-Standard, the Carousel Center shopping mall was supposed to be a showcase of green features. To fund the Read more…

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