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Integration of Short and Medium/Long Term Planning in the Indian Power Sector


  • Kapil Thukral
  • S. Ramesh
  • Bindu Kaul


The power supply situation in India is characterized by shortages. In response to this situation, many industrial consumers have invested in captive generation facilities for their own use. Although the use of small, expensive, diesel-based captive generator sets may be rational from the viewpoint of the industrial entrepreneurs, their use is not the least-cost option for the Indian economy.

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  • Kapil Thukral & S. Ramesh & Bindu Kaul, 1990. "Integration of Short and Medium/Long Term Planning in the Indian Power Sector," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Number 1), pages 101-118.
  • Handle: RePEc:aen:journl:1990v11-01-a09

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    • F0 - International Economics - - General


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