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Tata Power signs pact with Russia’s top coal producer

Private power utility Tata Power on Monday announced signing an initial agreement with Russia’s largest coal producer Siberian Coal Energy Company for tapping opportunities in the energy sector.

“Tata Power announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK) to identify and evaluate opportunities in energy sector in Russia,” the private company said in a statement.

As part of the agreement, both Tata Power and SUEK will cooperate on identifying and targeting opportunities in the energy sector in Russia and other geographies of common interest in order to develop mutually beneficial transactions, the statement said.  “It gives us immense pride to announce our association with SUEK, company known to be a reliable and world class player in the mining business, and Tata Power looks forward to working with them on identifying opportunities across the energy chain,” a Tata Power spokesperson said.

Tata Power generates about 8,621 MW of power of which 7,407 MW is from thermal power generation.

According to information on SUEK website, the company delivers coal to more than 30 countries all over the world. Shares of Tata Power were trading at Rs 87.60, up 1.92 per cent on the BSE.

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