The power industry comes under Utility group. It’s a commodity type industry.
Huge and growing demand for power by industries and households
Availability of coal for thermal power
Availability of rivers for hydro electric power
Participation of private companies in the industry
Emergence and scope of renewable energy sources like sun and wind for solar and wind power.
Hugh transmission and distribution loss including theft
Subsidized for large number of consumers leading to delayed payment
Inadequacy of coal for power generation
Land acquisition and environmental regulation
Highly capital intensive with long gestation period
Negatively impacted by weak rupee on coal imports
Government regulation on pricing
Weak financial positions of state electricity board
Economic growth leading to rapid growth in manufacturing sector and other industries are all dependent on power.
Growing population and higher disposable income, increase spending and usage on air conditioners, washing machine and other products where power consumption is essential
Rapid urbanization of cities
100% FDI in power sector
Power Grid Corporation of India is a transmission company engaged in the power transmission business with responsibility for planning, implementation, operation and maintenance of Inter-State Transmission System and operation of National and Regional Load Dispatch Centers.
Power Grid commenced operations by consolidating transmission assets of NTPC, NHPC, NEEPC, NPCIL, Tehri Hydro Development Corporation, and Neyveli Lignite.
In 1994, the assets and communication systems of regional load dispatch centre (RLDC) were also transferred to the company with an objective to enhance grid management.
Due to the central transmission utility status, Power Grid is mandated to undertake and operate inter-state transmission systems efficiently, provide for open access, and undertake various functions of RLDC.
Recently, under the Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana, PGCIL is mandated to implement the electrification of rural households in association with the Rural Electrification Corporation, SEBs, and the respective state governments.
Segments and Products,
The Company's segments include
The Transmission segment includes extra high voltage/high voltage (EHV/HV) networks and grid management. It also owns EHV alternating current (AC) and HV direct current (HVDC) sub-stations.
The Consultancy segment includes planning, design, engineering, load dispatch, procurement management, operation and maintenance, financing and project management.
The Telecom segment includes transmission infrastructure, enterprise services and topologies. It owns and operates over 129,350 circuit kilometers of EHV transmission lines. It has approximately 210 sub-stations. Its Smart Grid enables real time monitoring and control of power system.
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