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Experts Speak

Initiated in October 2010, the column has been received with great enthusiasm from the industry as it provides an understanding of the Indian Energy sector and its various subsectors from the key players of the industry. Experts Speak is the voice of the former policy makers, decision makers and the top management of the companies with a strong foothold in the sector.

The column has well respected and distinguished industry experts writing about how they perceive the various transformations in the Indian energy sector and what impact these would have on the different sections of the industry.

The column receives regular contribution from these experts on the pages of InfralineEnergy.

Latest Happenings

  • Central Electricity Authority of India (CEA), the apex planning body for power sector in India, has created a buzz with its Draft National Electricity Plan, 2016 (NEP).
  • No coal-based capacity addition is required to meet the country’s power demand by 2027 as 50,025 MW of coal capacity (presently under construction) will suffice for the overall demand – Draft National Electricity Plan
  • It is expected that the share of non-fossil (hydro, nuclear, and renewable energy sources) based capacity will reach 46.8 percent by 2021-22, and will further increase to 56.5 percent by the end of 2026-27; as compared to 30 percent at present.
  • From a climate change perspective, it resonates with India's Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) targets pledged at the UN Climate Change Conference held in Paris (COP 21, December 2015).
  • Niti Aayog’s Draft National Energy Policy seeks to keep India’s economy heavily reliant on fossil fuels even in 2040.
  • Unlike CEA’s NEP which has projected the energy requirements till 2017, the Draft Energy Policy by Niti Aayog has projected energy requirements till 2040 and estimates India would require 330 GW of coal capacity by 2040 in its ‘ambitious action’ pathway.