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JSW Energy gains on PPA with SECI for wind capacity of 450 MW – EQ Mag Pro

JSW Energy gains on PPA with SECI for wind capacity of 450 MW – EQ Mag Pro


JSW Energy said that JSW Renew Energy Two, a project special purpose vehicle (SPV) formed by JSW Future Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of the company, has signed power purchase agreements (PPA) for 450 MW of wind capacity with SECI.

Following the announcement, the scrip advanced 2.26% to currently trade at Rs 317.40 on the BSE. It had traded in the range of 310.50 and 320.40 so far during the day.

In March 2021, JSW Future Energy had received letters of award for a total wind capacity of 450 megawatt (MW) from Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) against tariff based competitive bid invited by SECI for setting up of 1200 MW interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected wind power projects.

The PPA signed by JSW Renew Energy Two with SECI is for the cumulative contracted capacity of 450 MW awarded against the above mentioned bid.

JSW Energy said that with the signing of this PPA, about 2,218 MW of PPAs for wind and solar projects have been signed by various subsidiaries of the company in the past few months.

The company through its wholly owned subsidiaries i.e. JSW Future Energy and JSW Hydro Energy, is presently constructing various renewable power projects to the tune of 2.5 gigawatt (GW), with a vision to achieve a total power generation capacity of 20 GW by the year 2030, when the share of renewables in the total capacity will increase to approximately 85% (from 30% currently).

JSW Energy is engaged in the business of power generation and transmission primarily in the states of Karnataka, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, and Himachal Pradesh. The company has its presence across power sectors including generation, power transmission, mining, power plant equipment manufacturing and power trading. It has a 4,559MW generation capacity, out of which 3,158MW is thermal power, 1,391MW is hydropower and 10 MW is solar power.

The company’s consolidated net profit declined 5.7% to Rs 201.10 crore on a 4.3% fall in net sales to Rs 1,727.54 crore in Q1 FY22 over Q1 FY21.

On a year-to-date (YTD) basis, the stock has zoomed 367.94% while the benchmark Sensex has added 23.24% during the same period.

Source: business-standard

Anand Gupta Editor - EQ Int'l Media Network