Logistics clouding coal
Though weak logistics support and lack of preparedness of power plants are to be blamed for the recent coal shortage at power plants, the crisis could have been avoided with better co-ordination among stakeholders.
Positive for coal, marginally negative for solar, wind
In terms of impact of GST on the power sector, it is a mixed bag with the effect being positive for some and marginally negative for others. The reduction in tax rate on domestic coal will provide a relief to coal based power plants in the cost of power generation even after accounting for an increase in capital cost (due to higher tax rates in boiler, turbine, generator segment).
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