Background Paper: Synergies between DSM and the ongoing Electricity Reforms

Sector Electric Utilities
Grantee PricewaterhouseCoopers
Year 2016

This paper on ‘identifying the synergies between DSM and the ongoing electricity reforms in India’ has been developed for the tenth Forum meeting. The discussion paper attempts to reinforce the role and significance of DSM in India’s electricity, energy conservation and climate change reforms. It highlights the important synergies between DSM and ongoing electricity reforms (viz. Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana, National Tariff Policy Amendments 2016, Electricity Amendment Bill 2014, Draft National Renewable Energy Act 2015 and Power for All), energy conservation reforms (viz. Perform Achieve and Trade) and climate change reforms (viz. India’s INDC commitments for COP21 in Paris) and emphasise on how DSM can accelerate these reforms.

Tagged Under DSM, electricity reforms, synergies

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