PFC

PFC, REC may Restrict Funding for Projects Using Chinese Equipment

The government’s economic response against China may see public-sector financiers like PFC, REC restricting funding of projects that use equipment from the country The government’s economic response against China may see public sector financiers restricting funding of projects that use equipment from the neighbouring country. The practice would first be adopted in the power sector, […]

Read more

PFC to Fund Projects Worth Rs 22,000 Crore in Madhya Pradesh

PFC has announced that it will fund 225 MW hydroelectric and other multiple purpose projects worth Rs 22,000 crore in Madhya Pradesh. State-owned power sector financing institution, the Power Finance Corporation (PFC) has announced that it will fund 225 MW hydroelectric and other multiple purpose projects worth Rs 22,000 crore in Madhya Pradesh. “PFC entered […]

Read more

Govt to Offer Rebate to Discoms for Covid-19 Lockdown Period

With an aim to provide relief to cash strapped power distribution companies (Discoms), the government has taken a slew of measures to help them, including providing a rebate for the lockdown period amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The power ministry’s move is in line with the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s announcement on May 13, 2020, under […]

Read more

Discoms’ Liquidity Infusion via Loan Positive for Gencos, But Losses to Shoot Up by Rs 270 Bn in FY21: ICRA

Government’s Rs 900 billion liquidity support under Atmanirbhar Bharat package for state power distribution utilities (Discoms) is a much welcome measure, said ICRA a leading credit rating agency. However, this liquidity infusion in Discoms will be in the form of loans against receivables, from major power sector lenders Power Financial Corporation (PFC) and Rural Electrification […]

Read more

‘PFC Should Lend More to Renewable Energy Instead of Stranded Assets’

Instead of backing obsolete & uneconomical coal-fired power plants that could soon become stranded assets, state-owned power sector lender, PFC should lend more to support renewable energy capacity addition, suggested by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) in its new findings. Both Power Finance Corporation (PFC) and Rural Electric Corporation Ltd (REC) […]

Read more

PFC Disburses Rs 11K Crore, Claims to be Unaffected by Lockdown

PFC has disbursed Rs 11,000 crore to finance power sector projects during the first week of lockdown till March 31 and has claimed to be unaffected by it. State-owned Power Finance Corporation (PFC) has disbursed Rs 11,000 crore to finance power sector projects during the first week of lockdown till March 31. The company claimed that the […]

Read more

‘Letter of Comfort’ From PFC/ REC/ IREDA now at Par With Bank Guarantees

The government has decided to treat a letter of comfort issued by state-run shadow banking firms like PFC, REC, and IREDA at par with bank guarantees. To improve the business environment for clean energy projects and attract investments, the government has decided to treat a letter of comfort (undertaking) issued by state-run shadow banking firms […]

Read more

PFC Tenders for Transmission System for 2500 MW WEZ in Tamil Nadu

PFC has tendered for developing transmission systems for the evacuation of 2500 MW of wind power from the Karur/ Tiruppur WEZ of Tamil Nadu. PFC Consulting, a subsidiary of Power Finance Corporation, has issued a tender for shortlisting transmission service providers to develop transmission systems for the evacuation of 2500 MW of wind power from […]

Read more
      SUBSCRIBE NEWS LETTER
Scroll