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Consumer Focus

Alok Kumar and Sushanta K. Chatterjee

in Electricity Sector in India: Policy and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198082279
eISBN:
9780199082063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082279.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Protection of consumers’ interest is one of the key objectives of the Electricity Act, 2003 and it has been explicitly articulated in the preamble of the Act. The chapter explains in brief the ... More


Electricity Sector in India: Policy and Regulation

Alok Kumar and Sushanta Chatterjee

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198082279
eISBN:
9780199082063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082279.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

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 ... More


The Electricity Act

Alok Kumar and Sushanta K. Chatterjee

in Electricity Sector in India: Policy and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198082279
eISBN:
9780199082063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082279.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter deals with the evolution and key features of the Electricity Act, 2003. It also covers the two sets of amendments to the Act. The perspective that has gone into the making of the Act and ... More


Implementation of the Act

Alok Kumar and Sushanta K. Chatterjee

in Electricity Sector in India: Policy and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198082279
eISBN:
9780199082063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082279.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter deals with broad aspects related to the implementation of the Electricity Act, 2003. It covers the various policies, namely, National Electricity Policy, Tariff Policy, and Rural ... More


Restructuring of the electricity industry

Alok Kumar and Sushanta K. Chatterjee

in Electricity Sector in India: Policy and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198082279
eISBN:
9780199082063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082279.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Restructuring of the electricity industry is one of the important interventions which the Electricity Act envisages for bringing about competition and ensuring efficiency in the operation of the ... More


Inter-state Transmission

Alok Kumar and Sushanta K. Chatterjee

in Electricity Sector in India: Policy and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198082279
eISBN:
9780199082063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082279.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter traces the evolution of inter-state transmission in India. It presents a legal and policy overview and the vision in the Electricity Act, 2003 about the development of this important ... More


Captive Power Generation

Alok Kumar and Sushanta K. Chatterjee

in Electricity Sector in India: Policy and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198082279
eISBN:
9780199082063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082279.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides a historical perspective and treatment to captive power generation in the law and policies. It then goes on to describe the vision behind the provisions on captive power ... More


Open Access

Alok Kumar and Sushanta K. Chatterjee

in Electricity Sector in India: Policy and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198082279
eISBN:
9780199082063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082279.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Open access is widely recognized as the most important tool for introduction of competition in the electricity sector in India. This chapter explains the importance of open access and elaborates the ... More


International Comparisons of Performance in National Networks in the Inter-War Period

James Foreman-Peck and Robert Millward

in Public and Private Ownership of British Industry 1820–1990

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203599
eISBN:
9780191675881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203599.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

During the inter-war years Britain resisted the Continental trend towards state ownership. Instead it founded public-interest monopoly corporations or left industry in the hands of private owners and ... More


Electricity as New India's “Strategic Railway”

Sunila S. Kale

in Electrifying India: Regional Political Economies of Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804787963
eISBN:
9780804791021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787963.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the institutions and ideologies that emerged from New Delhi. Emboldened and inspired by Lenin's Russia, Nehru, Ambedkar, and others believed that state-financed electrification ... More


Generation for Peak Demand

Alok Kumar and Sushanta K. Chatterjee

in Electricity Sector in India: Policy and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198082279
eISBN:
9780199082063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082279.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Capacities for meeting peak demand for power are the need of the hour. This chapter outlines perspectives from the supply side as well as the demand side for peaking power and also explains the ... More


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