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FUTURE OF COAL-FIRED PLANTS

  • What will be the new normal for coal-fired plants (PLF, availability, cost, etc.)?
  • What is the cost of complying with the new environmental norms?
  • How much capacity will need to be or is likely to be decommissioned?
  • What is the impact of the flexibilisation requirement?

DEMAND OUTLOOK

  • What are the key factors responsible for the slowdown in demand
  • growth?
  • What are the trends by segment and by region?
  • What could be the key drivers of future growth in demand?
  • What is the outlook for the next five years? What are the projections?
OIL TO ELECTRICITY: E-MOBILITY HYPE AND REALITY
  • What is the roadmap for electric vehicles?
  • What is the potential impact on the demand for power?
  • What is the infrastructure requirement?
  • What are the other issues and challenges?

REAL COST OF RENEWABLE POWER

  • What is the real cost of renewable power (transmission, storage, balancing, etc.)?
  • How can it be accounted? Who should pay this cost?
  • What is the impact on the rest of the power system?

TOMORROWS GRID

  • Is the power grid evolving adequately? Are there weak links in the chain?
  • What are the new and emerging requirements?
  • What are the required strategies and solutions?

IMPACT OF UDAY AND THE WAY FORWARD FOR DISCOMS

  • What has been the impact of UDAY on discom finances?
  • What is the realistic way forward for tariff rationalisation?
  • What is an achievable goal for AT&C loss reduction?
  • How can discoms cope with “customer loss” (through rooftops, open access, etc.)?

NEXT STEPS IN MARKET EVOLUTION

  • How “open” is the access? How can it be improved?
  • What role can the markets play in renewable energy integration?
  • What are the next steps in market development and evolution?
  • What are the required regulatory measures?

STRESSED ASSETS

  • What is the level of stressed assets in the power sector?
  • What are the realistic options in dealing with these assets?
  • Have schemes like SDR and S4A been effective?
  • What else is required from the government, developers, lenders and regulators?

CHANGING THE PLANNING PARADIGM

  • How should we change our planning approach in light of disruptive changes like distributed generation, market evolution, energy efficiency, electric vehicles, etc.?
  • Is the current “top down” method still appropriate?
  • What are the new and additional inputs needed to make it more effective?
 
       
 
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