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Power sector finally gets some sunshine in a year dominated by setbacks

Updated : December 21, 2018 06:12 AM IST

This 100 percent electrification drive not only led to increased spends on last mile connectivity but also drove up the demand for power.
The peak supply deficit has declined from over 8 percent in 2013 to near 0 in 2018, suggesting that at least some bottlenecks related to supply have also been removed.
But from a sudden push to renewable energy to abrupt changes in policies and tariffs, the sector faces plenty of uncertainty, creating tepid business confidence.
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