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Nov 30, 2015
New restructuring package for state discoms a positive: FitchSuccessfully addressing the weak financial positions of state distribution companies (discoms) is key to improving the health of India's power sector, it added.
Jul 06, 2013
Why the gas price hike isn't a panacea for India's power shortageIn order to meet the higher costs of power, discoms will have to either increase prices proportionately or seek government subsidy. The latter seems to be the only way out as increasing electricity prices will be a politically upopular decision
Jul 02, 2012
SBI calls for listing of discoms to end power sector woesBanks have an exposure of nearly Rs 5.5 lakh crore to the over-leveraged power sector, and nearly 12 percent of this are already restructured as of March-end
Feb 22, 2012
Will high expenses, huge losses drive others the Kingfisher way?Kingfisher is not alone in its woes. There are a number of companies struggling to fight off bankruptcy. Several state-owned entities and some private sector-ones too are potential basket cases.
Dec 23, 2011
'Payment defaults from SEBs is why power industry is in doldrums'As distribution companies losses mounted and coal production saw no improvement, power expansion plans went for a toss.
Nov 17, 2011
Will consumers face a 20% hike in power tariffs every year?A steep hike in tariffs will be seen as having a harsh impact on consumers and the idea is, therefore, likely to run into stiff political opposition.
Nov 02, 2011
Rs 1 lakh cr and counting: No end to power sector's lossesState distribution companies, which are already reeling under losses of more than Rs 1 lakh crore, face the very real threat of having their interest costs being raised further.
Aug 29, 2011
Capex push tilts the scales for Power Grid, Citi laps it upThe Citi report makes it a point to mention that in the 11th Plan, Power Grid will push through a capital expenditure of Rs 48,900 crore as against a target of Rs 54,500 crore, implying an achievement of 89 percent of the target compared to 85 percent in the 10th Plan.
Sep 11, 2008
Oracle Eyes Indian Power SectorThe recent initiative taken by the state governments to introduce new automatic metering systems has further driven the need for IT adoption in the power sector.