Gencos

Discoms’ Dues at Rs 1.36 Lakh Crore in December, Down From Nov

Discoms total dues owed to Gencos rose by nearly 24% YoY to reach Rs 1.36 lakh crore in December 2020, however, the amount reduced from November. Power Distribution Companies (Discoms) total dues owed to power producers i.e. generation companies (Gencos) rose by nearly 24 percent year-on-year (YoY) to reach Rs 136966 crore (Rs 1.36 lakh […]

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Discoms’ Dues to Gencos Rises to Rs 1.41 Lakh Crore in November

Discoms total dues owed to Gencos rose by over 35 percent YoY to reach Rs 1.41 lakh crore in November 2020 according to the PRAAPTI portal Power Distribution Companies (Discoms) total dues owed to power producers i.e. generation companies (Gencos) rose by over 35 percent year-on-year (YoY) to reach Rs 141621 crore (Rs 1.41 lakh […]

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Discoms’ Dues to Power Gencos Rises 29% YoY to Rs 1.38 Lakh Crore in October

Discoms total dues owed to Gencos rose by over 29 percent year-on-year (YoY) to reach Rs 1.38 lakh crore in October 2020. Power Distribution Companies (Discoms) total dues owed to power producer i.e. generation companies (Gencos) rose by over 29 percent year-on-year (YoY) to reach Rs 1,38,187 crore (Rs 1.38 lakh crore) in October 2020. […]

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Discoms’ Dues to Gencos Rises to Rs 1.38 Lakh Crore in September

The dues owed by Discoms to power Gencos increased to Rs 1.38 lakh crore in September 2020, witnessing a 28 percent rise over the same month last year. The dues owed by distribution companies (Discoms) to power generators (Gencos) increased to Rs 1,38,479 crore (Rs 1.38 lakh crore) in September 2020, witnessing a 28 percent […]

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TN, AP and Telangana Account for 71% Discom Dues to RE Generators

Discoms are the weakest link in the entire value chain of the Indian electricity sector. Their inability to pay generators on time, manage their losses and improve on other inefficiencies weighs down the entire power sector.  Discoms in India have been functioning sub-optimally and have even been described as a “leaking bucket”, due to their […]

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Discoms’ Dues to Gencos Expands to Rs 1.23 Lakh Crore

Gencos total outstanding dues owed by Discoms rose nearly 63 percent to Rs 1.23 lakh crore in April 2020 over the same month previous year. Power generators (Gencos) total outstanding dues owed by distribution companies (Discoms) rose nearly 63 percent to Rs 1.23 lakh crore in April 2020 over the same month previous year, reflecting stress in the sector. […]

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COVID-19 Expected to put Financial Stress on Chilean Discoms & Gencos: GlobalData

With the outbreak of the COVID-19, Chilean Discoms are supplying electricity to the customers despite non-payments from them and hence, the utilities are finding it difficult to pay back to the generators as per the PPAs. With the outbreak of the COVID-19, Chilean distribution utilities (Discoms) are supplying electricity to the customers despite non-payments from […]

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Bailout Package of Rs 90k Cr to Provide Only Temporary Relief to Discoms, Says Ind-Ra

The bailout package of Rs 90,000 crore, announced recently by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, would only provide temporary relief to power distribution companies (Discoms), but not a long-term solution to their woes, said a leading credit rating agency India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra). With an aim to infuse liquidity into the cash-strapped Discoms, the government […]

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Duty of Distribution Companies to Clear Gencos Dues: Suresh Prabhu

Former energy minister Suresh Prabhu has said it is the sacrosanct duty of the Distribution Companies to clear dues owed to the Gencos It was a pleasure to speak at the “Re-energising India after Pandemic” #webinar organised by @CEEWIndia where I discussed about global challenges in #energy sector,as we enter very uncertain global scenario. — Suresh Prabhu (@sureshpprabhu) […]

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