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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


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


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


Short-term Electricity Markets

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/9780198082279.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter covers the legal and policy provisions about the short-term electricity markets in India. It presents the status of implementation of these provisions. Drawing on the data and statistics ... More


Financial Viability of Distribution Utilities

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/9780198082279.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Poor financial health of the distribution companies is one of the biggest challenges facing the power sector in India today. This has created an atmosphere of uncertainty in the entire value chain, ... 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


Regulatory Framework

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/9780198082279.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter traces the evolution of independent regulation in the electricity sector in India. It summarizes the legal provision regarding the Regulatory Commissions, explains the roles of the ... More


Re-Regulating the Electricity and Gas Sector in the Netherlands: From Self-Regulation via State Regulation to Regulation via State Ownership

Martha M. Roggenkamp

in Regulating Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299874
eISBN:
9780191714931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299874.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The energy liberalization process in the European Union (EU) has had a considerable impact on the electricity and gas sector in the Netherlands. The need to implement the EU energy directives has ... More


Competitive Procurement of Electricity

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/9780198082279.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter introduces the legal and policy provisions on the competitive procurement of electricity in India, which are one of the most important features of the Act. The salient features of the ... 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


Emerging Role of the System Operator

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/9780198082279.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Power system operation is a critical function and the role of the system operator becomes crucial in the context of the emerging imperatives of competition and promoting renewables in the electricity ... More


Compensation for US Electricity Consumers under a CO2 Emissions Cap

Anthony Paul, Dallas Burtraw, and Karen Palmer

in Reforming Rules and Regulations: Laws, Institutions, and Implementation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014687
eISBN:
9780262289412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014687.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter highlights the important role of market organization and regulatory institutions in the electricity sector in determining the efficacy of climate policy. Using a model that incorporates ... More


Competition in Retail Supply

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/9780198082279.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explains the perspective of competition in retail supply of electricity in the light of the legal and policy provisions in this regard. In this chapter, the authors discuss some typical ... 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


Tariff Philosophy

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/9780198082279.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides a historical perspective on tariff regulation in the electricity sector in India. It describes how the responsibility of tariff fixation has moved from the government or ... More


North Korea’s Energy Security: Challenges and Assistance Approaches

David Von Hippel and Peter Hayes

in Non-Traditional Security Issues in North Korea

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837396
eISBN:
9780824871154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837396.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter provides a summary of the “energy insecurity” predicament of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). Lack of fuels in many sectors of the DPRK economy has caused demand for ... More


Regulating Electricity Storage in the European Union: How to Balance Technical and Legal Innovation

Matthijs van Leeuwen and Martha Roggenkamp

in Innovation in Energy Law and Technology: Dynamic Solutions for Energy Transitions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198822080
eISBN:
9780191861161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822080.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The chapter discusses the EU regulatory framework governing electricity storage. The obligation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the subsequent increase of electricity production from ... More


Wind Power in Germany

Scott Valentine

in Wind Power Politics and Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199862726
eISBN:
9780197563236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199862726.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

In the previous chapter, the malleability of Danish energy policy was highlighted as a key factor behind the successful diffusion of wind power in Denmark. This ... More


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