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Adani Power revives old ambitions as power demand surges in India

At present, the largest power producer in the country is NTPC with 75 Gw capacity and the largest private sector player is Adani Power, with Tata Power a close second

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Adani Power is different from two of its primary rivals in the private power sector

Amritha Pillay Mumbai
Adani Power, part of the Adani group, plans to add close to 6 gigawatts (Gw) of new power assets in the next five years, according to an investor presentation by the company. That is clearly meant to ride on India’s burgeoning power demand.

But there is another side to it: All of this new capacity is expected to be thermal power, or power produced from coal.

Adani Power is not alone in this. A Reuters report dated March 4 said Adani Power was one of three private producers — the others being JSW Group and Essar Power — to have told the

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