• Electrical India
  • Dec 5, 2014

Electricity distribution is the weakest link in the power sector. Delicensing of generation has resulted in substantial capacity addition by private sector. In the 12th five year plan, more than 52% of total capacity addition is expected from the private sector. However, there is no competition in distribution. It is seen that internationally, consumers have benefited from competition in distribution. In India, amendment of the Electricity Act, 2003 is being considered to bring in competition in distribution. This article focuses on policy, regulatory and institutional changes that will be required to be carried out before competition in ele   Read More...