Torrent Power has entered into a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) with SkyPower Southeast Asia III Investments and SkyPower Southeast Asia Holdings 2 (the Sellers) for the acquisition of 100% securities of Sunshakti Solar Power Projects (the SPV). The SPV operates 50 MW Solar Power Project in the state of Telangana. Long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for the Project is with Northern Power Distribution Company of Telangana Limited (NPDCTL) for a period of 25 years at a fixed tariff of approx. Rs.5.35 per kWh, with remaining useful life of approximately 20 years. Enterprise Value for this acquisition is approximately Rs.417 Cr, subject to Closing Price Adjustments, if any. The acquisition is further subject to customary conditions for transaction closure.
Torrent Power, the integrated power utility of the diversified Torrent Group with group revenues of Rs. 20,500 Cr (approximately USD 2.7 billion) and Market Cap of approximately Rs. 75,000 (approximately USD 10 billion), is one of the largest companies in the Country’s power sector with presence across the entire power value chain of generation, transmission and distribution.
Torrent Power currently has an aggregate installed generation capacity of ~4.1 GW, which consists largely of clean generation sources such as gas (2.7 GW) and renewables (1.0 GW). It also has a capacity of 0.4 GW of renewable energy plants under development. With the acquisition of 50 MW Solar Power Plant, Torrent Power's total generation capacity, including under development portfolio, will reach to ~4.6 GW with renewable portfolio of more than ~1.5 GW.