As far as India is concerned, all our energy is currently being used on how to reach the magical figure of 500 GW.
Can we really give up on fresh coal-based plants? And still meet the goal of 24x7 electricity for all? A number of connected issues have to be examined before coming to a conclusion
The foremost question is whether the tariff policy is mandatory or discretionary
At best, the scheme can be viewed as a one-time measure, while the larger problem of insolvency of discoms remains
While some of the proposed amendments are indeed laudable, there are some which are intriguing