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Adani Power wins Essar Power’s 1,200 MW Mahan project

India, New Delhi: Adani Power has emerged as the successful bidder for Essar Power’s 1,200 MW thermal power project in Mahan, Madhya Pradesh.

The Adani Power bid for the project has been approved by a committee of creditors. Now, it will have to seek the NCLT approval to acquire the project, which is undergoing insolvency proceedings.

“This is to inform that the Committee of Creditors of Essar Power MP Ltd (EPMPL), a company undergoing insolvency resolution under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, has approved the Resolution Plan submitted by Adani Power Ltd,” a BSE filing by Adani Power said on 18 June.

EPMPL owns a 1,200 MW power plant in Singrauli district, Madhya Pradesh, it added.

Pursuant to this approval, the Resolution Professional appointed by the National Company Law Tribunal, Delhi has issued a letter of intent dated 17 June 2021, to the company, it stated.

According to industry sources, the deal size of the project is estimated at around $404 M (Rs 3.000 crore).

The closure of the transaction will be subject to obtaining necessary approval from the NCL T and fulfilment of conditions precedent under the resolution plan.

 

Source: ET Energyworld