Vedanta flagship Sterlite to enter coal-based power generation; plans to raise funds
17 November 2007
Mumbai: Sterlite Industries (India), flagship company of the Vedanta Group, proposes to enter coal-based power generation and other ancillary activities through its subsidiary, Sterlite Energy Ltd.
These may include ultra-mega power projects announced by the central and state governments or state-run utilities, and projects independently developed by Sterlite Energy with a capacity of up to 10,000 mega-Watts, Sterlite said in a statement.
Sterlite would also raise capital to finance its power generation projects and other ancillary activities, the company said in a filing with the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).
Sterlite Energy is considering various financing options for these projects, including issuance of equity and debt instruments, the company said in its filing.