In addition to decarbonising the electricity generation, the industry also needs to rethink how electricity is efficiently transported and distributed.
There is a need for augmenting the transmission corridors in renewable-rich states with coordinated transmission planning.
UDAY has improved discom balance sheets while ensuring cheaper power and higher availability, but operational improvement still has a long way to go.
People’s movement essential to enhance rooftop solar installations in India
BIMSTEC needs create a “power pool” and an SPV for grid interconnections, to increase reliance on renewable energy
The time is right to deliberate and introduce an appropriate demand response model for our country
The adoption of electric vehicles is closely linked to the development and availability of required charging infrastructure at affordable prices
Smart metering platforms coupled with distribution system operation, while empowering consumers, will support the
development of a wide range of new technologies and services
The real challenge for the scheme lies in making it sustainable through operational turnaround
Distribution utilities now have to deal with prosumers, storage entities and bidirectional flow, instead of just consumers
Instead of bailouts for state-owned discoms, power retail must be run on commercial principles.