Embedding Financier’s & Lenders perspective in design of Power Distribution Franchisee

One recent success for Distribution Franchisee model in the country was first debt funding to Essel DF project at Nagpur. SBI Caps was involved in Debt Syndication partner role. Rahul Bagdia from pManifold Team recently spoke to Mr. Sudarshan Mohotta, VP Project Advisory & Structured Finance Division, SBI Capital Markets. Mr. Mohotta […]

Part 2 of 2 – Suggested amendments in National Tariff Policy

This is sequel to “Part 1 of 2: Suggested amendments in National Tariff Policy“.  3 True privatization would entail giving more“choices to customers” and improvement in service quality. Tata Power proposed model for segregation of Wire and Retail business is good and could enhance competition & investments into the sector. However with […]

Part 1 of 2 – Suggested amendments in National Tariff Policy

Rahul Bagdia is Co-Founder and Directorof pManifold. The co. specialize in Utilities andEmerging Markets Research and Advisory,and is focusing upon operationalisation and improvement inService Delivery of Power Distribution models. Ministry of Power (MoP) is reviewing the Electricity Act 2003 and the National Tariff Policy 2006. Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce of Industry […]

Top 15 – Field analysis of Customer Indexing for a Utility Company

GIS based consumer indexing is one of the effective tool to improve the complex network of consumers for the utility company. The complexity of network and minimal baseline data available, the utility needs to take substantial efforts on field to create a strong database of the consumer. While working with […]