Energy Amitabh Kant pitches for ban on usage of fossil fuel-based gensets Updated : November 28, 2018 06:44 AM IST He also made case for phasing out more than 25 years old coal based thermal power plants, creating of open access power market, commercial coal mining and promoting renewables. In the proposed Electricity Amendment Bill, consumer would be able to switch service providers in electricity sector like they do for telecom services. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.