Methods to Unleash Indian Power Sector From Obstructions
Power is one of the most critical catalysts for the development of nation. Considering the importance of power
sector in increasing nation’s economy, structure of power sector is undergoing large transformation throughout the world.
Power sector accounts 4% of India’s GDP. India is known to be 5th largest producer and consumer of electricity. There are
many roadblocks in releasing the full potential of India’s power sector. Emerging technologies such as power electronics,
energy efficiency, renewable and distributed energy sources will enable India to tackle the obstructions. This paper discusses
the present and expected scenario of Indian power sector, Issues and solutions required for sustainable energy policy of
Keywords - Power sector, Renewable and Distributed energy sources, Transmission and Distribution losses, Energy
conservation and Energy Efficiency, Electricity Act-2003, etc.