Power Sector

KEC Int Bags Orders Worth Rs 291 Cr; Stock Surges 2.8%

KEC Int Bags Orders Worth Rs 291 CrPower equipment manufacturer KEC International announced that it has bagged orders worth Rs 291 crore from Power Grid of India for setting up transmission lines in Madhya Pradesh and Assam.

The company said that the first order is for the supply and creation of 765 kv Satna-Bina line and another 400 kv line at Bina associated with ATS for the Sasan Ultra Mega Power Project in Madhya Pradesh.

The other project consists of two 400 kv and one 132 kv transmission lines between Balipara-Biswanath and Depota-Gohpur in Assam.

NHPC to hold IPO till market conditions stabilize

NHPCState-owned NHPC, a hydroelectric power generating company, revealed in a statement, that it would come out with its initial public offer, only after the market conditions improve.

Mr. SK Garg, Chairman and Managing Director of the company said, "IPO is on hold till market conditions stabilize."

Last year in October, the company has planned initial public offer (IPO) of 167 crore equity shares, which latter the company called off due to volatile market conditions.

The company has plans to raise funds for its future expansions and part finance the construction and development costs of certain of identified projects.

Kalpataru Power gets order worth Rs 373 crore

Kalpataru Power gets order worth Rs 373 croreKalpataru Power Tran

REC sees FY10 loan targets tripping

REC sees FY10 loan targets trippingRural Electrification Corporation (REC), the state-run lender to the power sector, has said its loan sanctions for the next fiscal beginning April 1 may be lower than the current financial year's projections due to slowing down of projects.

"We expect to sanction loans worth Rs 36,000 crore in the next fiscal, against the sanctioning target of Rs 40,000 crore in the current fiscal," REC's director (finance) H D Khunteta said on Wednesday.

Lanco Infratech Intraday Buy Call

Lanco Infratech Intraday Buy CallKarvy Stock Broking Limited has maintained ‘buy’ rating on Lanco Infratech stock with an intraday target of Rs 121.50.

According to Karvy, interested traders can purchase the stock between Rs 114-116 with a strict stop loss of Rs 110. If the stock market remains on positive track, the stock pricing becomes more attractive, and reach above Rs 123.
Shares of the company, on Wednesday (March 05), closed at Rs 114.15 on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). Current EPS & P/E ratio stood at 11.49 and 10.23 respectively. The share price has seen a 52-week high of Rs 589 and a low of Rs 83.10 on BSE.

Sahara India Power Corporation inks MoU with Government of Orissa

Sahara India Power Corporation inks MoU with Government of OrissaSahara India Power Corporation Ltd., the unit of Sahara Prime City Limited has informed that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of Orissa for setting up a 1320 MW (2 x 660) Coal Based Thermal Power Plant in Turla Tehsil of Balangir District.

The Turla plant, which is proposed to be built on an area of 1,500 acres, planned to begin its first Unit of 660 MW by February 2013 while the second unit of 660 MW is expected to start working within 6 to 8 months thereafter.