India factories’ demand to generate own power to help Thermax


India factories’ demand to generate own power to help Thermax

Thermax Ltd., an Indian maker of electricity-generation equipment, expects demand for captive power plants, typically small units to meet the internal needs of a business, to rise in the next 4-5 years as investments in large power projects slow down and state utilities struggle to give reliable supplies.

Industries such as food processing, textiles, pharmaceuticals and automobiles are expanding capacities and will look at generating their own power rather than depending on the unreliable grid, Thermax’s Managing Director M.S. Unnikrishnan said in an interview.

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