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Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL), a part of the Adani Group, today announced its financial results for Q2 FY20 and H1 FY20.
- Total Revenue of Rs. 1,349 crore, up 46% y-o-y.
- Revenue from Power generation2 of Rs. 1,016 crore, up 10% y-o-y.
- EBITDA1 of Rs. 918 crore, up 9 % y-o-y.
- EBITDA2 margin of 89%.
- Profit for the period of Rs. 5 crore vs. loss of Rs. 262 crore y-o-y.
- Cash Profit3 Rs. 464 crore, up 9% y-o-y.
- Total Revenue of Rs. 688 crore, up 53% y-o-y.
- Revenue from Power generation2 of Rs. 462 crore, up 3% y-o-y.
- EBITDA 1 of Rs. 422 crore, up 5% y-o-y.
- EBITDA 2 margin of 89%.
- Profit for the period of Rs. 102 crore vs. loss of ₹ 188 crore y-o-y.
- Cash Profit 3 Rs. 207 crore, up 20% y-o-y.
Operational Highlights : Total Portfolio
- Total portfolio of 5,2906 MW, of which 2,420 MW is operational capacity (includes 50 MW of SECI-1 wind project commissioned post Q2 FY20 and 50 MW of OEM wind project).
- On track to achieve 5,2906 MW of operating capacity by FY 2022.
- Capacity utilization factor 4 22.69% vs. 21.02% y-o-y.
- Plant availability 99.51% vs. 99.53% y-o-y.
- Power sales up 10% y-o-y, at 1,981 mn units5. Average realization Rs. 5.04/Kwh.
- Capacity utilization factor 4 20.13%, vs. 20.08% y-o-y.
- Plant availability 99.55%, vs, 99.62% y-o-y.
- Power sales up 6% y-o-y, at 921 mn units5.
- Average realization Rs. 4.97/Kwh.
- Capacity utilization factor 4 33.52%, vs. 30.39% y-o-y.
- Power sales up 38% y-o-y, at 105 mn units. Average realization Rs. 3.95/Kwh.
- Capacity utilization factor 4 31.21%, vs. 30.96% y-o-y.
- Power sales up 29% y-o-y, at 49 mn units.
- Average realization Rs. 3.97/Kwh.
Total Revenue for H1 FY20 up by 46% to ₹ 1,349 crore from ₹ 921 crore y-o-y.
Revenue from Power generation2 for H1 FY20 up by 10% to ₹ 1,016 crore from ₹ 920 crore y-o-y on account of full period operationalisation and additional project commissioning. The total number of units’ sold5 in H1 FY20 is 2,086 Mu’s up 11% y-o-y.
Revenue from power generation2 for Q2 up by 3% to ₹ 462 crore. The total number of units sold5 in Q2 FY20 is 970 Mu’s up 7% y-o-y.
EBITDA and EBITDA Margins
EBITDA1 for H1 FY20 increased by 9% to Rs. 918 crore from Rs. 842 crore on account of increased operating capacity. EBITDA margin 2 during H1 FY20 was 89% compared to 91% in H1 FY19.
EBITDA1 for Q2 FY20 increased by 5% to Rs. 422 crore from Rs. 402 crore on account of increased operating capacity. EBITDA margin 2 during Q2 FY20 was 89% compared to 89% in Q2 FY19.
Depreciation and Amortization
During Q2 FY20, AGEL has evaluated the method of depreciation for the solar and wind plants where Written Down Value (WDV) depreciation method was being followed. Based on evaluation, AGEL has changed the depreciation method from WDV to Straight Line Method (SLM) and has given cumulative effect from April 1, 2019.
Depreciation for H1 FY20 is Rs. 184 crore; had the Group continued with WDV method, the depreciation for H1 FY20 would have been Rs. 505 crore.
Depreciation for Q2 FY20 has reversal impact of Rs. 156 crore pertaining to Q1 FY20; had the Group continued with WDV method, the depreciation for Q2 FY20 would have been Rs. 257 crore. Normalized depreciation under SLM for Q2 FY20 is Rs. 93 Crore.
Finance Cost and other income
Interest and other borrowing cost for H1 FY20 is Rs. 562 crore as compared to Rs. 369 crore on y-o-y basis.
Interest and other borrowing cost for Q2 FY20 is Rs. 268 crore as compared to Rs. 198 crore on y-o-y basis.
Interest is higher during H1 FY20 and for the quarter primarily on account of charging of Interest to profit and loss account as compared to capitalisation of interest in previous quarters being in project phases and additional debt on account of ramp up of capacity and refinancing.
Other income for Q2 FY20 up by Rs. 14 crore y –o – y primarily due to increase in interest income on margin money deposits, other investments and income from Mutual funds investment.
During Q1 FY20, the Group has refinanced its earlier borrowings of Rs. 5,844 crore, through issuance of secured senior notes (US$ denominated bonds) and rupee term loans from a bank and financial Institutions. On account of such refinancing activities, the Group has incurred a onetime expense aggregating to Rs. 98 crore which comprises prepayment charges, unamortized portion of other borrowing cost related to earlier borrowings and cost of premature termination of derivative contracts.
Profit / Loss for the period
On 20th September, 2019, vide the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 (‘the Ordinance’), the Government of India inserted Section 115BAA in the Income Tax Act, 1961 which provides domestic companies a non-reversible option to pay corporate tax at reduced rates effective 1st April, 2019, subject to certain conditions. The Holding Company and all its domestic subsidiaries have decided to opt for the reduced corporate tax rates and the full impact of this change has been recognized in tax expense for the quarter and half year ended 30th September, 2019. Accordingly, the Holding Company and all its domestic subsidiaries have recognized Provision for Income Tax for quarter and the half year ended 30th September, 2019 and re-measured its deferred taxes as per the provisions of the Ordinance. This has resulted in one time reduction of deferred tax assets by 65 crore on account of re-measurement of deferred tax assets as at 31st March, 2019 and ₹ 3 crore on account of re-measurement of deferred tax assets recognised as at 30th June, 2019.
Cash Profit 3 for current quarter was Rs. 207 crore as compared to Rs. 173 crore y-o-y.
As on 30th September, 2019, gross debt was at Rs. 13,015 Crore (excluding Inter Corporate Deposit and IND AS adjustment) and net debt was Rs. 10,966 Crore (Gross debt less cash and cash equivalents including FD and MF and Power Sales receivable).
The Group has won bids for 130 MW wind and 600 MW Hybrid in H1 FY20. Post completion of all the bids won and projects under implementation, the Group’s operational capacity would be 5,2906 MW.
Commenting on the quarterly results of the Company, Mr. Gautam Adani, Chairman, Adani Green Energy Limited said, “Adani Green Energy continues to expand and invest in the renewables spectrum following the government’s mission to be world’s largest renewable energy expansion programme of 175GW till 2022. AGEL will continue to provide reliable, sustainable, round the clock green power for India’s growing power demands and needs.”
Mr. Jayant Parimal, CEO, Adani Green Energy Ltd said, “Adani Green Energy commissioned 450 MW of new renewable capacity in H1 FY20, taking our total operational portfolio to 2.4 GW. With a further 2.9 GW currently under construction, we will reach 5.3 GW capacity progressively over the next 2 years, contributing to the renewable energy targets of the country. We had strong operational and financial performance, with an EBITDA of ₹ 918 crore in H1 FY20 and EBITDA margin of 89%. We successfully issued an amortizing 20 year bond for $362.5 mn at a coupon of 4.625%. This was the first investment grade rated USD bond by an Indian renewable Company, and serves as a good framework for funding for new projects.”