Price bid curves and analytics from Jharkhand Distribution Franchisee projects

Our recent blog ‘Key comparison of revised RFPs for Jharkhand Distribution Franchisees’ covered the baseline comparison between old and revised RFPs for 3 forthcoming Power Distribution Franchisees in Jharkhand – Ranchi, Dhanbad and Jamshedpur. JSEB has given minimum benchmark input price curve for all the regions, mandating bidders to bid […]

Key comparison of revised RFPs for Jharkhand Distribution Franchisees

Recently (20th June 2012), Jharkhand has revised its Distribution Franchisee (DF) RFPs for 3 locations namely Ranchi, Dhanbad and Jamshedpur. See our previous blogs on Jharkhand: Jharkhand Distribution Franchisee first pre-bid meeting Relative DF Attractiveness Matrix for Jharkhand and Mumbra RFPs DF Attractiveness Matrix, benchmarking old and revised RFPs is shown in […]

Shil-Mumbra-Kalwa revised Distribution Franchisee pre-bid meeting takeaways

MSEDCL’s organised pre-bid meeting on revised Mumbra DF (on 21st June) saw good participation from 11 bidding companies. See our last revised This participation number is however lower than earlier attended 25+ companies in first pre-bid meeting in 2011 for old Mumbra RFP, which finally received 5 bids, but then […]

Relative DF Attractiveness Matrix for Jharkhand and Mumbra RFPs

Recently, new opportunities have emerged in Jharkhand and Maharashtra in Power Distribution Franchisee. See our earlier blogs on Mumbra (Maharashtra) and Jharkhand: MSEDCL released revised RFP of Shil-Mumbra-Kalwa Jharkhand Distribution Franchisee first pre-bid meeting pManifold’s DF Attractiveness Matrix on RFP data provides a quick study on new areas in Jharkhand […]

A Consumer-Oriented Approach to Water Sector Reform (WSR)

With complex institutional arrangements, aging infrastructure, and poor cost recovery practices, India’s urban Water and Sanitation Services (WSS) sector faces tremendous challenges to providing safe, affordable water in a reliable manner. Ill-suited to tackle these issues on its own, the government began turning to the private sector for solutions in […]

Escrow payment introduced by MSEDCL for Shil-Mumbra-Kalwa

Our earlier blog covered the ‘Technical‘ and ‘Financial‘ criteria of Shil-Mumbra-Kalwa, followed by listing of key performance parameters. MSEDCL, from its past bid experience, is facing payment recovery issues from few operating distribution franchisee companies. In a recent development, MSEDCL has enforced strict performance requirements from existing franchisee to participate […]