Amidst the chaos seen in the power sector, with 22,000 MW thermal power projects lying idle for the need of coal or gas and lenders taking power generating assets to National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) to recover dues, the transmission sector- with longer life cycle and lower risks- has exhibited the only ray of hope for investors and developers alike.
GAIL and Shell reach an agreement to discuss ethane supply
NTPC commissions green coal plant in Varanasi
Power plants in Delhi fails to adhere to biomass co-firing policy
JSW Steel plans to invest in a virgin coking coal mine
Adani Transmission gets certified as single-use plastic-free firm
Coal India targets 156 MT coal supply to power sector in April-June
NLC establishes green energy joint venture with Assam Discom
GMDC bags 2 coal blocks in Odisha
2,000 MW renewable energy projects to be developed by Onix Group in UP
RBI grants IREDA the status of Infrastructure Finance Corporation
Government to fund green energy conversion of state-run refineries
Powergrid will issue bonds to raise up to Rs 9 billion
Domestic aluminum players need to invest to meet net0 target
Ahmedabad leads the way in solar energy use with 34,794 users
MAY 2023: Subansiri Lower hydroelectric project
Govt floats tender to procure gas-based plants
US federal agency funds methane capture project India
Govt successfully bids out 29 coal blocks for commercial mining
Power Grid Corporation board to raise Rs 900 cr via bonds
A Ray of Hope, Amid the Gloom
A Tidal Wave in the works!
As the stance of governance is hardening, institutions standing on weak or corroded legs, are stumbling and crumbling. After the case of corrosion of ethics in ICICI, the IL&FS too seems to have bloodied its nose by first becoming a messiah to MaytasInfra (the Satyam scam fall out) in 2009 and then several unrelated forays.
Q4 revenue growth seen at 9%, margin pain to ease
Growth in corporate revenue Â– excluding that of banking, financial services & insurance and oil companies Â– is likely to print at ~9% on-year for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018, CRISIL ResearchÂ’s analysis of over 400 companies, which account for 65% of the market capitalisation of the National Stock Exchange shows.
Roads on a Hot Streak
Sustained government thrust through policy changes, investments and proactive addressing of nagging issues, has placed the roads sector in what could be its best growth trajectory yet.
PMAY-U: A Boost For Urban Housing
According to economic survey 2015v16, the decade to 2011 saw inter-state migration of 60 million people and inter-district migration of around 80 million people. However, within the next four years, by 2015, the number of inter-state migrants increased by 45 million.
PPPs Get Rolling in Railways
Investment opportunity stems from efforts of making rolling stock safer, faster and more efficient. The thrust on electrification is expected to give a spurt to electric locomotives, bringing down the fuel bill significantly, even as increasing investment in higher horse power locomotives will support longer rakes.
Twin headwinds threaten to alter Indian aviationÂ’s flight path
Despite a raft of policy facilitations, domestic airlines are flying into two major headwinds Â– crippling infrastructure constraints at major airports, and an uptick in fuel prices Â– which could mean growth in domestic air passenger traffic may have peaked out for the medium term.
BS-III ban may cost truck makers Rs 2500 crore | CRISIL
The Supreme Court mandated ban on sale and registration of BS III vehicles post April 1, 2017 is estimated to cost commercial vehicle manufacturers Rs 2,500 crore, according to CRISIL Research.
Toll-operate-transfer scheme may net Rs 40,000 crore | CRISIL Research
CRISIL Research estimates that the first 75 operational highway projects tendered under the toll-operate-toll (TOT) model may fetch around Rs 40,000 crore, much lower than what the government had initially estimated.
Rupee depreciation to hit Indian firms badly
A note from CRISIL Research shows that only half of the foreign exchange exposure of Indian companies is hedged. As on March 31, Indian companies had $200 billion of foreign currency debt and 45 per cent of this was short-term, a study by rating agency CRISIL shows. Mukesh Agarwal, President, CRISIL Research, said a significant portion remained unprotected from the volati