NEW DELHI Oct 4 India's Tata Power is
looking for coal assets in the United States, Colombia and
Africa, its managing director Anil Sardana told reporters at an
industry event on Thursday.
"We are continuously looking at the other geographies and
today the options are the U.S., Colombia and Africa," Sardana
Tata Power's total generation capacity stands at 6,099
MegaWatts, the company said in June.
Coal accounts for the majority of power generation in
India, which has the world's fifth-largest reserves of the fuel.
However, power producers are facing a shortage of supplies as
state miner, Coal India, is unable to meet demand and
as gas production slides.
(Reporting by Malini Menon; Editing by Jo Winterbottom)