ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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A Development-Focused End-Use-Oriented Electricity Scenario for Karnataka

Electricity Scenario for Karnataka Amulya Kumar IN Reddy Gladys D Sumithra P Balachandra Antonette D'Sa The recent efforts at electricity planning in Karnataka, in particular the May 1987 report of the Committee for preparing a 'Long Range Plan for Power Projects in Karnataka 1987-2000 AD' (LRPPP), are clear-cut examples of the failure of the conventional consumption-obsessed supply-biased approach to energy planning. This paper presents an alternative scenario for Karnataka's electricity sector on the basis of the development-focused end-use-oriented (DEFENDUS) paradigm.

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