Powergrid Emerges Successful Bidder for 2500 MW Transmission Project

India’s largest electricity transmission company  Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, has emerged as the successful bidder under tariff based competitive bidding, for the acquisition of Ananthpuram Kurnool Transmission Limited to establish transmission scheme for solar energy zone in Ananthpuram (Ananthapur) (2500 MW). It has also bagged Kurnool (1000 MW) project in Andhra Pradesh. The […]

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Parminder Chopra Becomes CMD at PFC, First Woman to Lead India’s Largest NBFC

Parminder Chopra has been appointed as the CMD at Power Finance Corporation (PFC). She was earlier the Director (Finance) at PFC. She has becomes the first women to steer the country’s largest NBFC. Parminder brings to the table over three decades of experience in the sectors of finance and power. The firm said, “During her […]

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As MoUs Worth Lakhs OF Crores Are Announced By PFC, REC, Hopes Rise

The Central government’s power project financing arms, PFC and its subsidiary REC, have made a slew of green funding announcements recently. In total, the NBFCs Power Finance Corporation Ltd (PFC) and REC Ltd have signed agreements worth ₹5 lakh to fund projects of major green energy firms. While the PFC signed pacts worth ₹2.37 lakh […]

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PFC Issues Tender for Procurement of Aggregate Power Including RES with Storage

PFC Consulting Limited (PFCCL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Power Finance Corporation Limited, has invited proposals for the “Procurement of Aggregate Power requirement of Group of States” for undertaking tariff based competitive bidding for medium term procurement of Power”. PFC is the authorized representative appointed by the Ministry of Power under para B (v) of […]

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EV Ride Hailing Service BluSmart Rakes Up $42M to Augment Operations

EV ride-hailing firm BluSmart Mobility, which also serves as an EV charging superhub infrastructure operator, has shared that it has pocketed $42 million in its recently held round in April. BluSmart Mobility will employ the funds raised to expand reach into mega cities, and expand fleet to 10,000  over the next year. BluSmart boasts of […]

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PFC Approves Rs 633 Cr Loan for Deployment of 5000 EV Cabs, 1000 EV Cargo Vehicles

CPSU under the Ministry of Power, Power Finance Corporation (PFC) has given a loan sanction worth Rs 633 crore to Gensol Engineering Ltd. This loan will facilitate the purchase of 5,000 passenger electric vehicles and 1,000 cargo EVs. Gensol Engineering delves into the commissioning of solar projects in India and abroad and is a maker […]

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PFC Backs Vibrant Energy With Over INR 2,200 Cr Funding For 300 MW Hybrid Projects

An owner and developer of corporate renewable energy solutions, Vibrant Energy, has secured more than INR 2,200 crores of project financing from Power Finance Corporation Ltd. (PFC). This funding will aid the firm in establishing 300 MW (AC) of wind-solar hybrid projects in Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka. Vibrant Energy claims this financing will be among […]

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PFC Inks Loan Agreement Pact with Japan Bank for Project Loan of INR 165 Cr

Maharatna firm Power Finance Corporation (PFC) and non-banking financial company has entered into an agreement with Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC). The pact is for a project loan worth JPY 2.65 billion, which is close to Rs 165 crore. With the agreement, JBIC is looking to finance PFC’s projects that will curb greenhouse gas […]

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PFC’s Consolidated Profit Climbs 7% at Rs 5241 Cr in Dec Quarter

State-owned non-banking financial firm Power Finance Corporation (PFC) has reported a 7% increase in its consolidated profit, standing at Rs 5,241.10 crore in December quarter. Higher revenues have contributed to this increase. PFC’s consolidated net profit was pegged at Rs 4,893.91 crore in FY22 October-December quarter. The cumulative income of the firm rose to Rs […]

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