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Improving state finances by reducing power losses

Inadequate and poor-quality power supply means frequent interruptions, poor voltage levels, and dissatisfied consumers across much of the country. 


    Energy Distribution

    Written by Dr. Gaurav Bhatiani, COO, IL&FS and Dean, IAAD, Bhawna Tyagi, Senior Officer, IL&FS, and Sonali Chowdhry, Officer, IL&FS this paper examines 2 key interventions to improve energy distribution in Andhra Pradesh: (1) Energy efficient agricultural water pumps, (2) Upgrade agricultural power distribution.

    Energy Storage

    Written by Anandajit Goswami, Research Fellow, TERI School of Advanced Studies, and Kaushik Ranjan Bandyopadhyay, Associate Professor, IIM Lucknow this paper examines 2 key interventions to improve energy storage in Rajasthan: (1) Energy storage in commercial buildings – water, and (2) Energy storage in commercial buildings - hybrid salts.

    Sector Expert Consultation

    On 4th Nov 2017, the sector expert consultation on Energy for was held at Hotel Green Park, Visakhapatnam. The total number of experts who participated in the consultation was 19. The consultation had a mix of experts from Government agencies like Indian Institute of Petroleum and  Energy (IIPE), Visakhapatnam, New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Limited (NREDCAP), Transmission Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Limited (APTRANSCO), professors from  Andhra University, NGO’s working in Energy Sector like  NATURE, Dhimsa Foundation etc. and some independent activists working in Energy Sector in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

    Ranking Solutions in Terms of Social Value for Money

    Learn how the interventions to improve energy in Andhra Pradesh compare to policy options across other social sectors in terms of social, economic and environmental benefits per rupee spent.