NTPC Ltd. has raised Rs. 2,000 crore through issuance of green masala bonds in overseas market under its USD 4 billion medium term note programme. The proceeds of these bonds will be used for financing renewable energy projects in accordance with applicable guidelines and regulations of Reserve Bank of India (RBI). This was stated by Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, Mines New & Renewable Energy and Mines in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.
The details of the green masala bonds are given under:
|Size of the Issue||INR 2,000 crore|
|Date of Issue||10.08.2016|
|Coupon||7.375% per annum, payable annually|
|Listing||At Singapore Stock Exchange and London Stock Exchange|
|Repayment Period||Bullet repayment after 5 years|
“National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Limited has drafted/prepared its long-term Corporate Plan and has planned to achieve 32 GW installed capacity through renewable energy resources by 2032”, the minister added.