Powering Down: Most Discoms Miss Key UDAY Targets For FY17

Powering Down: Most Discoms Miss Key UDAY Targets For FY17

In what seems a throwback to history, only six states and one Union Territory among the 31 that had signed up since November 2015 for the power discoms’ revival scheme Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) have reported meeting the respective FY17 targets to reduce aggregate technical and commercial (AT&C) losses.

Electricity Utility Sector: Break The Mould

Electricity Utility Sector: Break The Mould

The electric utility, traditionally, is one of the most conservative and defensive sectors, with mostly government-controlled entities. After the opening of the sector, there is substantially private sector investment in both regulated and unregulated services.