EESL raises long-term Rs 500-crore loan from PNB


EESL raises long-term Rs 500-crore loan from PNB

State-run Energy Efficiency Services (EESL) said on Wednesday it has raised its first long-term rupee loan of Rs 500 crore from Punjab National Bank (PNB).

The loan shall be utilised towards funding capital expenditure of EESL’s flagship programmes including Street Lighting National Programme, Smart Meter National Programme, Solar Substation, and E-Mobility project, a company statement said.

The agreement for the seven-year loan was signed with a two-year moratorium, with the interest rate being linked to PNB’s Marginal Cost of Fund-Based Lending Rate (MCLR), presently at 8.45 per cent per annum. Read More

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