Utility CEO Forum on Demand Side Management

Date : January 19, 2022

Shakti conceptualized the Utility CEO Forum on Demand Side Management to engage in knowledge and experience sharing around DSM-related aspects in India. The Forum’s vision is to provide Indian utilities with a platform to facilitate the design, development and delivery of large-scale DSM programmes. It brings together key individuals in the electricity sector to stimulate fresh ideas, identify c...

Building the Capacity of Civil Society Organizations

Date : January 17, 2022

Shakti is engaging with a broad spectrum of civil society organizations to facilitate knowledge sharing as well as to build their capacity to contribute to decision-making processes in the power sector in a more informed manner. These resource papers provide an important reference point for stakeholders with the goal of finding long-term solutions for reliable electricity....

Enhancing Consumer Participation in Electricity Sector Decision Making in Rajasthan

Date : January 16, 2022

While India's power sector is evolving, public awareness and participation in electricity governance processes is quite limited. On the one hand, utilities must adopt initiatives that can influence consumer behavior, ensure quality of supply and profitability. On the other, consumers need to be aware of their rights, responsibilities, regulations as well as grievance redressal mechanisms. An e...

Comparative Evaluation of Long-Term Low Carbon Electricity Transition Roadmaps for India

Date : January 14, 2022

Developing and evaluating various low carbon electricity transition scenarios can be a powerful way to analyze the role of the power sector in climate mitigation. Long-term scenarios are required for an effective energy transition since they are informed by transparent, fact-based, country-specific parameters that address interdependencies of the energy transition while keeping in mind societal an...

Making India’s Electricity Sector More Sustainable – Tariff Reforms, Industry Involvement and Innovative Business Models

Date : January 13, 2022

India is seeking to transform its power sector in a way to promote access, reliability, affordability and sustainability. Several important policies have been announced in this regard, but there are still concerns around high AT&C losses, low quality of service, peak power deficits and high cross-subsidies. In particular, electricity tariff structures, service delivery models and distribution ...