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New restructuring package for state discoms a positive: Fitch
Business

New restructuring package for state discoms a positive: Fitch

Successfully addressing the weak financial positions of state distribution companies (discoms) is key to improving the health of India's power sector, it added.

Why the gas price hike isn't a panacea for India's power shortage
Economy

Why the gas price hike isn't a panacea for India's power shortage

In 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

SBI calls for listing of discoms to end power sector woes
Business

SBI calls for listing of discoms to end power sector woes

Banks 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

Will high expenses, huge losses drive others the Kingfisher way?
Business

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.

'Payment defaults from SEBs is why power industry is in doldrums'
Economy

'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.

Will consumers face a 20% hike in power tariffs every year?
Economy

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.

Rs 1 lakh cr and counting: No end to power sector's losses
Investing

Rs 1 lakh cr and counting: No end to power sector's losses

State 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.

Capex push tilts the scales for Power Grid, Citi laps it up
Business

Capex push tilts the scales for Power Grid, Citi laps it up

The 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.

Oracle Eyes Indian Power Sector
Biztech

Oracle Eyes Indian Power Sector

The 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.