"Transmission sector is one bright spot in the power sector mess"
The evacuation for the wind power projects can be resolved through better planning and co-ordination amongst various agencies, i.e., PGCIL, SECI, NTPC, MNRE and MoP. It is important that evacuation issues are addressed before bidding for the renewable power projects starts, instead of solving the issue after bidding, says Salil Garg, Director-Corporate, India Ratings.
Replacement Market to Drive BTG Demand
While the government is bullish on capacity additions to meet the rising energy demand, the focus is clearly shifting from thermal to renewable energy. On one hand, the government is harping on the excessive capacity addition during the 12th Plan Period, on the other, it is taking a giant leap in building renewable energy capacity.