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Electricity Sector in India: Policy and Regulation

Alok Kumar and Sushanta Chatterjee


The book provides a comprehensive and critical discourse on the developments in the power sector since the enactment of the Electricity Act, 2003. It covers various important issues that have emerged in course of implementation of the Act, provides insights into the major trends, and gives a critical assessment of various solutions being suggested. The book analyses the sector in terms of a historical perspective of reforms in the power sector; the paradigm shift in the strategy of reforms after the Electricity Act, 2003; the salient features that the new Act brought in; the key judicial prono ... More

Keywords: Electricity Act, electricity sector, power sector, electricity reforms, regulatory framework, energy efficiency, competitive bidding, renewable energy, mega power project

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780198082279
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082279.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alok Kumar, author

Sushanta Chatterjee, author
Government of India