Why should you invest in this smallcase?
The Indian energy sector is diversified with power and oil & gas companies. Sources of power generation in India range from conventional sources such as coal, lignite, natural gas, oil, hydro and nuclear power to viable non-conventional sources such as wind, solar, and agricultural and domestic waste.
- Electricity demand in the country has increased rapidly and is expected to rise further in the years to come, which is why massive addition to the installed generating capacity is required
- Government’s focus on attaining ‘Power for all’ has accelerated capacity addition in the country
- Total installed capacity of power stations in India stood at 334,146.91 MW as on February, 2018
- Annual growth rate in renewable energy generation has been estimated to be 27% and 18% for conventional energy
- Government initiatives like the Saubhagya Scheme to provide electricity connections to over 40 million families at a cost of USD 2.5 billion will also boost the sector
- Oil consumption has expanded at a CAGR of 3.3% during FY2008–16F to reach 4.0 mbpd by 2016
- India’s economic growth is closely related to energy demand and the government has adopted several policies to fulfil the increasing demand, like allowing 100% FDI in many segments of the sector
This smallcase comprises coal, power transmission & distribution, power trading, gas distribution, power generation and oil & gas companies to allow investors to efficiently track and invest in the energy sector.
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