Sources said that the investment by IFC will be in the form of debt to three companies that are setting up the units, each of 250 MW — Mahindra Renewables, Acme, and Actis. The deal for a $140 million (around Rs 900 crore) funding with Actis has been signed, while the one with Acme for $150 million is due to be signed soon. The third one, with Mahindra, for the remaining $150 million is awaiting final approval, the sources said.
The solar park is being developed by Rewa Ultra Mega Solar, ajoint venture between Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam, a state government agency, and the Solar Energy Corporation of India. It is scheduled to be commissioned in December 2018 and is part ofmeeting India’s renewable energy target of 175 GW by 2022.