Adani Transmission Limited Consolidated Results for H1 FY21 and Q2 FY21

ATL reports cash profit of Rs. 1,591 Cr, up 51% yoy in H1 and      Rs. 676 Cr, up 30% yoy in Q2

PBT of Rs. 778 Cr, up 33% yoy in H1 and Rs. 296 Cr, up12% yoy in Q2

 Operational Highlights H1 FY21:

Transmission

  • Robust Transmission system availability at 99.9% even during pandemic times

Distribution

  • Maintained supply reliability at 99.99% (ASAI) during a difficult period of Covid
  • Customer adoption of digital avenues to interface with the company increases manifold reaching 73.3% (e-payments as a % of total collection) in H1 FY21 from 47.2% in H1 FY20

Financial Highlights H1 FY21:

  • Cash Profit of Rs. 1,591 Cr, up 51% yoy
  • PAT at Rs. 570 Cr, up 28% yoy
  • PBT at Rs. 778 Cr, up 33%; the positive impact of Rs. 330 Cr. from APTEL order in favour of MEGPTCL SPV in Transmission business received in Q1FY21
  • EPS at Rs. 4.3 vs. 2.2 in H1 FY20; up 94.2% yoy
  • Transmission Operational EBITDA at Rs. 1,267 Cr with a margin of 92% compared to Rs. 1,238 Cr in H1FY20
  • Distribution Operational EBITDA at Rs. 804 Cr with a margin of 28%
  • Consolidated Operational EBITDA(1) at Rs. 2,071 Cr vs. Rs. 2,120 Cr in H1FY20
  • Consolidated Operational Revenue(1) at Rs. 4,272 Cr vs. Rs. 5,446 Cr in H1FY20
  • With the announcement of favourable regulatory order in respect of MEGPTCL, ATL Conso will have annual recurring EBITDA benefit of ~Rs.60 Cr.

  Ahmedabad, Adani Transmission Ltd. (“ATL”), a part of the Adani Group, today announced the financial results for the quarter.

 Operational Highlights:

ParticularsH1 FY21H1 FY20Q2 FY21Q2 FY20
Transmission
Average Availability (%)99.88%99.80%99.90%99.78%
Distribution
Supply reliability (%)99.995%99.991%99.997%99.996%
Distribution loss (%)(2)8.51%7.97%3.16%8.16%
Units sold (MU’s) (2)3,4694,5581,7412,136

 Strong Transmission system availability at 99.9%

  • Distribution ensured more than 99.99% supply reliability despite challenges on the ground
  • Distribution losses were at 8.51% in H1 FY21improved significantly from 13.47% in Q1 FY21 on account of billing basis actual meter reading
  • Collection efficiency at AEML is back to normal levels and stood at 103.5% in Q2 FY21

 Financial highlights – Transmission and Distribution:

Particulars (Rs. crore)H1FY21H1FY20Q2FY21Q2FY20
Transmission
Operational Revenue(1)1,3681,343688674
Operational EBITDA(1)1,2671,238637623
Margin (%)92.4%92.2%92.4%92.3%
Distribution
Revenue2,9044,1031,4671,914
Operational EBITDA804882363385
Margin (%)27.7%21.5%24.8%20.1%
  • Transmission business operational revenue in H1 FY21 was Rs. 1,368 Cr with stable operational EBITDA of Rs. 1,267Cr translating into the strong margin of 92.4%
  • Distribution segment’s H1 FY21 operational revenue down 29.2% YoY due to lower power demand and shortfall in collections in the first quarter of the year; Q2 saw considerable improvement in demand and recorded collection efficiency of 103.5%
  • Distribution operational EBITDA at Rs. 804 Cr in H1 FY21 saw 619 bps margin expansion at 27.7% due to stable EBITDA.

Financial Highlights – Consolidated:

Particulars (Rs. crore)H1FY21H1FY20Q2FY21Q2FY20
Operational Revenue(1)4,2725,4462,1562,588
Operational EBITDA(1)2,0712,12010011,008
Margin (%)48.5%38.9%46.4%38.9%
PBT778585296264
PAT570444214230
EPS (Rs.)4.282.201.371.17
  • Consolidated operational revenue was lower at Rs. 4,272 Crin H1 FY21 mainly due to lower revenue contribution from Distribution business in the first quarter led by the lower power consumption in Commercial and Industrial segment and a shortfall in collections.Q2 saw considerable improvement in both demand and collections.
  • Consolidated operational EBITDA at Rs. 2,071 Cr in H1 FY21 posted a solid EBITDA margin of 48.5%, an expansion of 956 bps in the margin on account of stable EBITDA.
  • Net debt to EBITDA as of H1 FY21 remains unchanged at 4.3x vs. FY20.

 Other Key Highlights:

  • ATL making steady progress on the closure of Alipurduar transmission acquisition announced in Q1FY21
  • Customer adoption of digital avenues to interface with the company increases manifold reaching 73.3% (e-payments as a % of total collection) in H1 FY21 from 47.2% in H1 FY20
  • Adani Transmission to complete 1,000 MW line in Mumbai by Dec 2022under its SPV KhargharVikhroli Transmission Limited (KVTL)with a resolution on land allocation

Notes:

1)H1 FY21 Operational Revenue and Operational EBITDA doesn’t include the one-time positive impact of Rs. 330 Cr. from APTEL order in favour of MEGPTCL SPV of Transmission business

2) Distribution loss and units sold differs slightly from our provisional operational release released on 19th October 2020

3) Cash profit calculated asPAT + Depreciation + Deferred Tax + MTM option loss

4) ASAI: Average Service Availability Index; APTEL: Appellate Tribunal for Electricity

Speaking on the performance of the company, Mr. Gautam Adani, Chairman, Adani Group, said, “There is abundant potential for increased growth in India’s transmission sector in the coming years. We are spearheading our energies and efforts towards providing reliable power supply across the nation. With the government’s core objective of 24×7 Power for all, considering anticipated growth and demand for power in major parts of the country, Adani Transmission Ltd is committed to delivering continuous growth and is helping in strengthening the transmission network across the nation. We are well-positioned to fulfil India’s electricity needs and look forward to delivering long-term sustainable value through our efficient management of electricity networks. Our increasingly sustainable practices will help ensure ESG driven goals, one that will benefit not only key stakeholders but the entire nation”

Mr. Anil Sardana, MD & CEO, Adani Transmission Ltd, said, “Adani Transmission has evolved over the past few years. ATL is constantly benchmarking to be the best-in-class and is pursuing a focused approach to be world-class integrated utility through development agenda coupled with de-risking of strategic and operational aspects, capital conservation, ensuring high credit quality and forging strategic partnerships for business excellence and high governance standards. ATL is maintaining 24×7 quality power supply despite challenges posed by health and pandemic issues. The journey towards robust ESG framework and practicing culture of safety is integral to its pursuit for enhanced long-term value creation for all stakeholders”

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