Budget 2013-14 Wishlist

Last Updated: Thu, Feb 21, 2013 21:40 hrs

Key developments

  • New capacity addition of an average of 10,000 Mw per annum achieved in the 11th Five-Year Plan
  • Renewable energy sector has grown 1.5 times with robust new investors, an enabling policy framework, and decline in capital costs
  • Transmission has seen further progress with cross-border links, point of connection regulations, standardisation of bidding documents, and growing private sector participation through IPTC projects
  • Distribution sector faces deep financial stress but the outlook is improving with many states revising tariffs, implementing distribution franchisees, and with financial restructuring of utilities (Click on graphics)

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