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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


Sida Aid in Electricity and Natural Resource Projects in India

Clark C. Gibson

in The Samaritan's Dilemma: The Political Economy of Development Aid

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199278855
eISBN:
9780191602863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278857.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines two development assistance projects undertaken by Sida in India. These case studies demonstrate the use of institutional analysis as a diagnostic tool, and illustrate how ... 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


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


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


Electricity and Telecommunications: Fit for the European Union?

Simon Bulmer, David Dolowitz, Peter Humphreys, and Stephen Padgett

in Germany, Europe, and the Politics of Constraint

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262955
eISBN:
9780191734465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262955.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the processes and outcomes of Europeanization in the German utilities sectors. Employing an institutionalist perspective, it focuses on interaction between the institutional ... More


Political Economy of Nigerian Power Sector Reform

Eric Kehinde Ogunleye

in The Political Economy of Clean Energy Transitions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198802242
eISBN:
9780191840586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802242.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The Nigerian power sector reform is necessitated by the chronically poor performance of the sector and has as its compass the 2005 Electric Power Sector Reform Act and the Road Map for Power Sector ... More


Reforms Challenged: The Power Sector in Andhra Pradesh

Rahul Mukherji

in Globalization and Deregulation: Ideas, Interests, and Institutional Change in India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198096177
eISBN:
9780199082964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198096177.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter highlights a situation where reforms are challenged despite ideational changes within the government, when it is unable to deal with a powerful political constituency such as farmers. ... More


Improving Electricity Access through Policy Reform: A Theoretical Statement on Legal Reform in Nigeria’s Power Sector

Sam Amadi

in Ending Africa's Energy Deficit and the Law: Achieving Sustainable Energy for All in Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198819837
eISBN:
9780191860096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819837.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

In Nigeria, an estimated 170 million people depend on less than 4,000 megawatts of electricity from the grid for economic and social needs. Since 2000 the country has embarked on an ambitious power ... More


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