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Adani Green, on Thursday, 28th October 2021, declared its quarterly results for the second quarter of the financial year 2021-22. The results highlighted a 488% increase in the consolidated net profit of the company to Rs 100 crore on a yearly basis from the previous year. Adani Green had declared Rs 219 crore profit in the April to June quarter. 

While the total income almost doubled up to Rs. 1,411 crores compared to Rs. 718 crores in Q2 FY21 and is higher than the Rs 1079 crore reported in Q1 FY22, the total expenses the company has had to undertake has also expanded significantly. Total expense stood at Rs 1,302 crore in the quarter under review, against Rs 898 crore reported in the previous quarter and Rs 711 crore reported in the previous year.

 The sale of energy grew by 61% year-on-year (YoY) after the company increased its power generating capacity by adding 2610 MW of energy capacity and improved solar and wind Capacity Utilisation Factor. The energy sales jumped from 1182 MU to 2610 MW. Solar energy sales also grew by 41% YoY from 1017 MU to 1430 MU.

The company’s operational capacity increased 93% YoY and amounted to 5410 MW. EBITDA from the power supply vertical jumped 50% YoY from Rs.1050 crores to Rs.1577 crores. The EBITDA margin also improved by 150 bps YoY, to stand at 93.1%, after the end of the July-September 2021 quarter.

Before the results were declared, the stock of Adani Green closed at Rs.1147.15 after a fall of 4.89% intraday (28 October, 2021).

Hits 

  • 488.54% YoY increase in the net profit, from Rs.17 crores to Rs.100 crores
  • 96.52% YoY jump in the total income, from Rs.718 crores to Rs.1411 crores
  • Addition of 2610 MW worth of capacity
  • 61% YoY increase in energy sales, from 1182 MU to 2610 MU
  • 41% YoY jump in the sale of solar energy, from 1017 MU to 1430 MU
  • 185% growth in wind energy sales which grew from 165 MU to 471 MU
  • 93% YoY increase in the operational capacity which stood at 5410 MW
  • 50% increase in EBITDA from power supply, from Rs.1050 crores to Rs.1577 crores
  • 150 bps YoY increase in the EBITDA margin

Misses

  • Bottomline for Adani Green fell by 54.3% from Rs 219 crore to Rs 100 crore on q-o-q basis
  • Total expense grew by 83% from Rs 711 crore to Rs 1302 crore on yoy basis
  • Other income declined from Rs 29 crore to Rs 23 crore on a QoQ basis.
  • Total comprehensive income for the company (after tax) fell to Rs 77 crore in Q2 FY22 compared with Rs 190 crore in the previous quarter.
  • EPS fell to Rs 0.47 from Rs 1.23 in the previous quarter

Segment-wise revenue 

  • Sale of Solar Energy up by 41% YoY to 1,430 million units 
  • Sale of Wind Energy up by 185% to 471 million units

Management commentary

Gautam Adani, the Chairman of the Adani Group said that it was gratifying to see the focus on climate change accelerate considerably to take everyone by surprise. He said that this acceleration is a good indicator of the progress that the world can make if they combine their powers together towards solving a global problem. He said that the company’s journey towards becoming the world’s largest renewable energy player and increasing the gap in becoming the world’s largest solar energy player is manifested through the significant investments that the company is making in the renewable energy business.

Adani Green in the news

The overall renewable portfolio of Adani Green stood at 20,284 MW after registering an increase after acquiring SB Energy’s India Renewable portfolio. Other contracts that the company entered into are as follows –

  • A 450 MW wind project award received from SECI in October 2021
  • The company closed the largest M&A deal in renewable energy with SB Energy Holdings Limited. The deal amounts to USD 3.5 billion
  • The company, along with its subsidiaries, has signed PPAs for an aggregate capacity of 867 MW at a rate of Rs.2.54/unit for the next 25 years
  • Adani Green has joined CDP’s Science Based Targets Initiative Incubator Project (SBTiIP) so that it can advance its SBTi commitment
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