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Title Overview of Power Sector in India 2005
Publisher/ Author India Core Publishing
Year Published 2005
Format Paperback- spiral binding and a CD
Pages Pp 240
Delivery Indian as well as International Orders & Deliveries accepted
Product Code IPPR-114
Price in INR (for Indian Orders) 1000
Price in USD (for International Orders) 50

Book Details

‘The Overview of Power Sector in India’ is the industry’s annual reference source offering a holistic view of the developments taking place in the power sector. The Report analyses the prevailing scenario in the Indian power sector along-with the existing policy and regulatory framework. It tracks the growth and performance of the Indian power sector, the ongoing reform initiatives, and offers statistical updates on generation, transmission & distribution areas.

The ‘Players in the Power Sector’ section lists the various organisations in the sector including central ministries, state power/ energy departments, electricity regulatory commissions, state organisations- electricity boards/ departments/ generation cos/ transmission cos/ distribution cos, state nodal agencies for renewable energy resources, central sector utilities etc.

Buyers of the current & previous editions include ABN AMRO, Alstom, American Express Bank, Amity Institute of Energy & Environment , APC, Asian Electronics Limited, Balasore Alloys, Balco, BF Utilities Limited, Centre for Wind Energy Technology, Colenco Power Engineering, Confederation of Indian Industry, Damodar Valley Corporation, DFID, Doosan, Economic Times Intelligence Group, Edelweiss Capital, EI Dupont, Embassy of Poland, Embassy of Spain, Enercon, EPCOS India Private Limited, Euro RSCG, Fichtner Consulting , Frost & Sullivan , Gammon India Limited, Grasim Industries Limited, Gujarat Gas Company Limited, High Commission of India in Singapore, Honeywell Automation India Limited, ICRA Limited, IIT- Kanpur, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, IT Power India, ITMA, K E Burgmann Flexibles India Private Limited, Karnataka Power Corporation Ltd, Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited, L & T - Sargent & Lundy Limited, LPS Bossard (P) Ltd, Lurgi (India) Ltd, MCC PTA India Corporation Private Limited, MPSEB, National Institute of Technology, NEG Micon (India) Private Limited, Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited, NHPC, NTPC, Oil India Limited, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Petronet LNG Limited, Planning Commission, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, Praxair, Rajasthan Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Reliance Energy Limited, Rochling Engineering Plastics (India) Pvt Limited, Sandstone Capital Advisors Private Limited, Schlumberger, Sher E Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (k), Shree Cement Ltd, Shriram EPC Limited, Siemens Limited, Sintex Industries, Skanska International , SLS Power Industries Limited, Tamil Nadu Electricity Board, Tata Power Trading , Tata Projects Limited, Thermax., Thyssenkrupp Electrical, Ultra Tech Cement Ltd, University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, US Library of Congress, Vestas RRB India Ltd, World Institute of Sustainable Energy, WWF-India amongst many others...


India: An Overview
- Key Economic Indicators
- External Sector
- Capital Markets
- Inflation
- Economic Reforms
- Infrastructure Sectors
- Challenge & Opportunity
- The societal challenge and the delicate balance

Indian Power Sector
- Growth of Power Sector
- Electricity Consumption
- Unbalanced Growth & Shortages
- Blueprint for Power Sector Development
- Strategies to achieve 'Power for All'
- Historical Perspective
- Earlier Laws Governing the Power Sector
- A Time Line of the Indian Power Sector

Power Sector Reforms
- Background
- Crisis in the Power Sector
- Beginning of Economic Reforms & Privatisation of Generation
- Orissa Model of SEB reforms
- Common Minimum Program
- More Reform Initiatives
- Recent Initiatives by Ministry of Power

Power Sector Performance
- Performance/ Policy Initiatives / Decision Taken during the year 2003-04
- Year on Year Comparative Performance- 2003- 04 vs 2002- 03
- Performance of Undertakings under Ministry of Power in 2003- 04
- Comparative Performance during last five Years 1998- 2003 vs 1993- 98
- Performance during 1998-2003

- All India Fuelwise Generating Installed Capacity
- Power Supply Position
- Peak Demand & Peak Met (in MW)
- Plant Load Factor (PLF)
- 16th Electric Power Survey (EPS) projections
- Capacity Addition Target & Achievement
- Xth plan Capacity Addition Target (Sectorwise)
- Measures to improve power generation
- Accelerated Generation & Supply Programme (AG&SP)
- Thermal Generation
- Captive Generation
- Hydro Generation
- Accelerating Development of Hydro Projects
- 50,000 MW Hydro initiative
- Nuclear Power

- Transmission Network as on 30 September, 2004
- Augmenting Power Transmission Capability
- Inter regional power transfer
- Creation of National Grid
- Existing/ Proposed Inter- Regional Transfer Capacity (MW)
- Formation of SAARC Grid
- Central Transmission Utility
- Measures to improve the transmission system
- Monitoring of grid discipline and grid issues
- Open Access System
- Power Trading
- Power Trading Corporation (PTC)

- Energy Handled by Utilities
- Core Problem
- Financial losses reported by States
- Distribution Reforms
- Six Level Intervention Strategies
- District Level Distribution Improvement Plan
- 11KV Feeder as Profit Centre
- Capacity Building
- One Time Settlement of Outstanding SEBs
- Distribution Reform, Upgrades and Management (DRUM)
- Restructuring- Privatisation / Corporatisation
- Electricity Act 2003
- Rating of SEBs
- Elimination of Theft
- Metering & Billing
- High Voltage Distribution System (HVDS)
- GIS Based Mapping, Customer Indexing and Asset Coding
- Electricity Call Center
- Customer Service Center
- Online Collections
- Citizen Charter
- Energy audit
- Status of Power Sector Reforms (as on 31-03-2004)
- Status of Power Sector Reforms in States
- Accelerated Power Development and Reform Programme (APDRP)

Non Conventional Energy Sources
- Power from Renewables
- Wind Power
- Small Hydro Power
- Solar Energy
- Biomass Energy and Cogeneration
- Biomass Gasification
- Energy from Waste
- New Technologies
- Hydrogen & Fuel Cells
- Geothermal Energy
- Ocean Energy

Rural electrification
- Status
- Rural Households Electrification
- Definition of Village Electrification
- Rural Electrification Initiatives
- Pradhan Mantri Gramoyada Yojana (PMGY)
- Minimum Needs Programme
- Accelerated Rural Electrification Programme (AREP)
- Kutir Jyoti Programme (KJP)
- Accelerated electrification scheme of one lakh villages and one crore households
- Rural Electricity Supply Technology (REST) Mission
- Rural Electrification and Distribution Backbone (REDB)
- Distributed Generation
- Integrated Rural Energy Programme (IREP)
- Remote Village Electrification Programme
- Rural Electrification in the Long Run

Renovation & Modernisation
- Renovation & Modernization for Thermal Power Stations
- National Perspective Plan for R&M and Life Extension (LE) of Thermal Power Stations
- R&M Programme during 10th Plan
- Renovation & Modernization for Hydro Power Stations
- Formulation of National Perspective Plan for Renovation, Modernisation, Uprating and Life Extension of Hydro Power Stations
- Programme for the year 2003-04:
- Achievement during the year 2003-04
- Incentives by the GoI

Energy Conservation
- Energy Conservation Act, 2001
- Indian Industry Programme for Energy Conservation (IIPEC)
- Standards & Labeling (S&L) Programme
- Demand Side Management (DSM)
- Energy Efficiency in Buildings and Establishments
- Energy Conservation Building Codes
- Professional Certification and Accreditation
- Manuals and Codes
- Energy Conservation Awareness
- Indo- German Energy Efficiency Project (Phase II)
- National Energy Conservation Awards

Electricity Act 2003
- Main features
- Possible Impacts of the Electricity Act 2003

Rating of SEBs-2004
- Parameters used
- Key Aspects
- Scores Assigned
- Score against T&D Parameter
- Last Assigned Scores

Private Participation in the Power Sector
- Financing for Power Sector Expansion Programmes
- Enabling Policy Framework
- Investment opportunities in Power Sector
- Investment Opportunities for Private Companies in Transmission
- Investment opportunities in Non-Conventional Energy Sources

Emerging Trends
- Renewed Interest from Private Companies
- New Entrants
- Mega Power Policy
- Farm Subsidies & Free Power
- New Draft Norm on Tariff based bidding
- Timeline to phase out cross-subsidies
- 100% FDI in Power Trading likely
- India Power Fund
- Investment support from World Bank
- Requirement of Distribution Equipment, Meters
- National Electricity Policy
- Commercial Consumers can take their pick
- Year 2005- A turning point for electricity consumers?

Players in the Power Sector
- Organisation of an SEB
- Different Players
- Policy
- Generation
- Transmission
- Distribution
- Regulation
- Fuel Supply
- EPC Firms/ Equipment Suppliers
- Financing Institutions, Insurance Companies, Law Firms, Rating Firms
- Foreign Lending to the Indian Power Sector
- Research and Professional Bodies
- Industry Organisations
- Contact Addresses of Central Ministries
- Key Contacts in Ministry of Power
- Contacts - State Power/ Energy Departments
- Electricity Regulatory Commissions
- State Organisations- Electricity Boards/Departments/ Generation Cos/ Transmission Cos/ Distribution Cos
- State Nodal Agencies for Renewable Energy Resources
- Central Sector Utilities / Organisations
- Websites of Electricity Regulatory Commissions
- Websites of State Organisations- Electricity Boards/Departments/ Energy Development Agencies/ Generation Cos/ Transmission Cos/ Distribution Cos
- Websites of Central Ministries/ Departments/ Organisations in the Public Sector
- Websites of Select Private Sector Players & Organisations

Statistical Profile of Indian Power Sector
1. Highlights of power sector during September 2004- target/ achievement in capacity addition & generation
2. Target/ achievement in capacity addition (April- September, 2004)
3. Target/ achievement in generation (April- September, 2004)
4. Target/ achievement in plant wise generation capacity addition (as on September 30, 2004)
5. Target/ achievement in plant load factor (PLF) during 2004 (sector wise)
6. Region/ fuel wise installed generation capacity (as on September 30, 2004)
7. State/ sector wise installed generation capacity (as on September 30, 2004)
8. Region/ sector wise installed capacity of power utilities (as on September 30, 2004)
9. Installed capacity of power utilities in the States/ UTs located in northern region (as on September 30, 2004)
10. Installed capacity of power utilities in the States/ UTs located in western region (as on September 30, 2004)
11. Installed capacity of power utilities in the States/ UTs located in southern region (as on September 30, 2004)
12. Installed capacity of power utilities in the States/ UTs located in eastern region (as on September 30, 2004)
13. Installed capacity of power utilities in the States/ UTs located in north-eastern region (as on September 30, 2004)
14. Installed capacity of power utilities in the Islands (as on September 30, 2004)
15. Growth of installed generation capacity since 6th plan
16. Capacity addition target/achievement during 10th plan
17. Target/ achievement in generating capacity addition during 2003- 04
18. Hydro-electric schemes cleared by CEA between April to September, 2004
19. Coal supply & stock position in thermal power stations
20. Rural electrification status (as on august 31, 2004)
21. Electrification of rural households (statewise)
22. State wise unelectrified villages
23. Actual power supply position during April- September, 2004
24. Peak demand/ peak met during April- September, 2004
25. Power cuts on industries during September, 2004
26. Power supply to agriculture sector during September, 2004
27. Transmission lines and sub station (target and achievement)
28. Transmission works completed during September, 2004
29. Growth of transmission sector since 6th plan
30. Powergrid map of India
31. Powergrid map of northern region
32. Powergrid map of western region
33. Powergrid map of southern region
34. Transmission network- major grid substations of powergrid
35. Inter regional transfer capacity
a. Existing
b. Proposed additions in inter regional transfer capacity during 2006- 07
c. Proposed additions in inter regional transfer capacity in 11th plan (2007- 12)
36. Details of existing transmission lines & substations
37. Details of transmission lines & substations under construction
38. Distribution network statewise
39. Transmission & distribution losses (%)

Annexure I- Projects having TEC of CEA
Annexure II (a)- Private Power Projects Under Construction
Annexure II (b)- List of Private Power Projects Fully Commissioned
Annexure III- Details of Private Sector Schemes accorded TEC by CEA
Annexure IV- Schemes covered under 50000 MW Hydro-electric Initiative
Annexure V- Proposed Gas based Projects


Annexures in CD
Annexure VI- Electricity Act 2003 (pdf format)
Annexure VII- 50,000 MW Hydroelectric Initiatives- 2003 (pdf format)
Annexure VIII- Act- Energy Conservation 2001 (word format)
Annexure IX- APDRP Scheme- 2002 (pdf format)
Annexure X- Blueprint for Power Sector Development- 2001 (pdf format)
Annexure XI- Draft National Electricity Policy- june 2004 (pdf format)
Annexure XII- Electricity Regulatory Commission Act- 1998 (word format)
Annexure XIII- Report- Deepak Parekh Committee on State Specific Reforms- 2002 (pdf format)
Annexure XIV- Report- Gokak Committee on Distributed Generation- 2001 (pdf format)
Annexure XV Report- IT Taskforce for Power Sector 2002 (pdf format)
Annexure XVI- Report- Kohli- Committee on Financing of Power Sector 2002 (pdf format)
Annexure XVII- Report- Monthly Energy Generation & PLF- till Sept 2004 (pdf format)
Annexure XVIII- Report- Rating of SEBs- 2004 (pdf format)

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