Case | HBS Case Collection | May 1996 (Revised July 1998)

Enron Development Corporation: The Dabhol Power Project in Maharashtra, India (A)

by V. Kasturi Rangan, Krishna G. Palepu, Ahu Bhasin, Mihir A. Desai and Sarayu Srinivasan

Abstract

A large, lucrative power plant is negotiated for construction/operation by an American power company in India's evolving privatized power sector. The process of incorporating the project is captured in this case. The American company will own and operate the plant in India, which will sell power to India.

Keywords: Change Management; Forecasting and Prediction; Private Sector; Cross-Cultural and Cross-Border Issues; Emerging Markets; Market Entry and Exit; Agreements and Arrangements; Private Ownership; Projects; Energy Industry; India; United States;

Citation:

Rangan, V. Kasturi, Krishna G. Palepu, Ahu Bhasin, Mihir A. Desai, and Sarayu Srinivasan. "Enron Development Corporation: The Dabhol Power Project in Maharashtra, India (A)." Harvard Business School Case 596-099, May 1996. (Revised July 1998.)