OPINION: The power sector solution that is not

OPINION: The power sector solution that is not

Lenders have identified 11 power projects with a combined installed capacity of nearly 13,000 MW that have turned into non-performing assets for a special resolution scheme called Samadhan, under which debt would be converted into equity and majority ownership auctioned off to investors.

Power Sector- Getting the Sequence Right

Power Sector- Getting the Sequence Right

In 2005, many new private sector players entered the power sector. A glance at the last decade or so shows that India’s power sector has changed significantly. The total installed capacity under Central, State and Private sectors has increased 147 per cent (from 132 GW to 326 GW), with about 638 per cent addition in Renewable Energy Source based capacity (from 8 GW to 57 GW) and 154 per cent addition in Thermal capacity (from 86 GW to 218 GW), primarily coming from addition in Thermal Coal-based capacities.

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