Vibrant Energy, a green energy provider in the commercial and industrial (C&I) sector, has appointed Anirban Das as its chief investment officer. Das will lead all fundraising and investment activities across the capital stack and work closely with the company’s CEO, Srinivasan Viswanathan.
Anirban is an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad who brings with him a rich experience of more than USD 2.5 Billion of infrastructure debt funding in India, with a special focus on financing Green Energy since its very nascent stages of development in the country. In his most recent role, Anirban led PAN India coverage & structuring team for core infrastructure sectors at Aseem Infrastructure Finance Ltd (NBFC IFC backed by NIIF, Govt. of India and SMBC Bank) from its inception, building Assets Under Management of ~USD 1.5 billion in less than 3 years. Additionally, he has an established track record in business ramp-up of infrastructure asset books, from the inception stage, at Aditya Birla Finance & Kotak Infrastructure Debt Fund Ltd.
The company says that Anirban Das brings with him a wealth of experience in infrastructure debt funding in India, with a special focus on financing green energy.
Vibrant Energy is a portfolio company of Macquarie Asset Management’s Green Investment Group and is focused on decarbonisation initiatives for corporate renewable energy customers. The company aims to help these customers achieve a more sustainable, resilient, and low-cost energy future by providing renewable energy solutions. Based in Singapore and Hyderabad, Vibrant Energy is already delivering more than 2 GW of renewable energy solutions and has plans to reach a green energy asset base of around 5 GW in the medium term.
Recently the company has secured over INR 2,200 crores of project financing from Power Finance Corporation Ltd. (PFC) for the construction of 300 MWac of Wind-Solar Hybrid projects in Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka.