This Theme Paper prepared jointly by CII and PwC, presents the interpretation of an industrial survey involving about thirty companies. The survey was conducted with the aim of seeking opinion on the current status and future course for the power and renewable sector. This paper captures the responses received from various Indian and multinational companies involved in the Indian power sector value chain and also presents a snapshot of the sector, with special emphasis on the southern states.
The paper covers various important areas Power supply position – India & Southern States, Key Demand Drivers, Power evacuation infrastructure, Indian Electricity Grid, Green Energy Corridor, Energy Pricing Trends, Renewable energy bids, Solar Rooftop and distributed generation, battery technologies & all-electric transport, Long-term lending in the power sector and new funding options etc.
The paper was prepared at the backdrop of the 2nd Edition of Energizing South held from 1 - 2 September 2017 at Visakhapatnam.