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Adani Power shines, lowers loss by 80% to Rs 34 crore

Adani Power's consolidated net loss narrowed to Rs 33.51 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2016. The company had reported Rs 171.81-crore consolidated net loss after tax and minority interest during the same quarter a year ago, Adani Power, a subsidiary of Adani Enterprises Ltd, said in a regulatory filing.

"Pursuant to the acquisition of 100 per cent stake of UPCL (Udupi Power Corporation Ltd) by the company with effect from April 20, 2015, the figures for the current quarter are not fully comparable with the figures of corresponding quarter," the company said in a filing to BSE. The net sales of the company during the April-June quarter stood at Rs 5,577.31 crore as against Rs 5,935.61 crore in the year-ago period, it added. In a statement, the firm said that the consolidated total income for the quarter decreased by 6 per cent to Rs 5,587 crore compared to Rs 5,945 crore in the corresponding period in financial year 2015-16.

"Billed availability during Q1 FY17 for Mundra was 93 per cent , Tiroda 71 per cent , Kawai 97 per cent and Udupi was 94 per cent. The shortfall in income from Tiroda was due to non-availability of water which was partially compensated by higher revenue at Kawai where PLF was 86 per cent and at Udupi where PLF was 79 per cent," the statement added. 

"EBIDTA during the quarter increased by 21 per cent from Rs 1,623 crore in Q1 FY16 to Rs 1,957 crore in Q1 FY17, due to lower coal cost and improved performance from Kawai and Udupi plant," it said adding that "the consolidated net loss reduced from Rs 172 crore in Q1 FY16 to Rs 34 crore in Q1 FY17." 

APSEZ Q1 net up 31% to Rs 836 cr
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) on Tuesday reported a healthy 31 per cent jump in consolidated net profit at Rs 835.71 crore for the quarter ended June 30, riding on growth in cargo volumes. The firm, led by Gautam Adani, had clocked a net profit of Rs 638.93 crore in the year-ago period, it said in a BSE filing. Total consolidated income rose by 7 per cent to Rs 1,826.58 crore in April-June quarter from Rs 1,714.78 crore during the same quarter in 2014-15. 
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