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

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Demand Side Management in Power Planning-An Exercise for HT Industries in Maharashtra

India needs to seriously consider demand side management (DSM) options to meet the growing electricity requirements. In this paper a DSM plan is chalked out for the high tension (HT) industries in Maharashtra. Ten different DSM options have been considered. Technology characteristics have been obtained from manufacturers arid end-use analysis is based on the IGIDR-HT survey. Market penetration of DSM options has been modelled using a diffusion curve. Programme costs have been included for each DSM option.

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