PFC Raises $ 300 Million Through Syndicated Loans

PFC raises $ 300 million through a three-year syndicated loan from SBI, Honk Kong and MUFG Bank, Singapore. The Power Finance Corporation (PFC), a state-owned non-banking financial company (NBFC) that funds power sector projects has announced that it has raised $ 300 million through a three-year syndicated loan from the State Bank of India, Honk […]

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Power Finance Corp More Than Doubled Q4 Profits

Power Finance Corp has reported in its Q4 2019 results that it has more than doubled its profits for the quarter over the same period last year. State-owned Power Finance Corp (PFC) has reported over a twofold rise in its standalone net profits to Rs 2,117.56 crore for the March 2019 quarter, mainly on the […]

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CCEA Approves Sale of Govt’s 52.63% Stake in REC to PFC

It may also allow for cheaper fund raising with increase in bargaining power for the combined entity. The Cabinet has provided its ‘In Principle’ approval for the strategic sale of the government’s existing 52.63 percent total paid-up equity shareholding in Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) to Power Finance Corporation (PFC). The government said in a notification […]

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Govt Kicks off Pilot Scheme to Procure 2500 MW Power for 3-Yrs

The Ministry of Power said in a statement that, it had recently issued the model bid documents, model PAPP and PPSA on 6th April 2018. The government has launched a pilot scheme for the procurement of aggregate 2500 MW power on a competitive basis for three years under medium term i.e. from generators with commissioned projects […]

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Don’t Grant Loans to Huge Loss Making Discoms, says RK Singh to REC, PFC

He said that many distribution companies have been making heavy transmission and distribution (T&D) losses and it may be difficult for them to repay the loans. In a review meeting, the Union Minister of State (IC) Power and New & Renewable Energy, R K Singh has directed the two financing arms of the Power Ministry […]

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Cabinet Approves Raising of Bonds of Rs. 2360 crores for Renewable Energy

MNRE will raise the bonds through the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency, and the funds will be used for approved programmes/schemes for solar park, green energy corridor, generation-based incentives and more. The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval to Raising of Bonds of Rs. 2360 crores for […]

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