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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 […]

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‘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 […]

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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 […]

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Adani Acquires Transmission SPV Linked With RE Projects in Rajasthan

Adani Transmission has acquired Bikaner-Khetri transmission project in Rajasthan from PFC Consulting, through a tariff-based competitive bidding process. Adani Transmission Ltd (ATL) has acquired Bikaner-Khetri transmission project in Rajasthan from PFC Consulting, according to a regulatory filing. Adani Transmission won the project linked to renewable power generation in Rajasthan through a tariff-based competitive bidding process. ATL signed a share purchase agreement with PFC Consulting […]

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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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