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Sectoral Variations in Electricity Pricing-Indian Trends and International Comparison

Indian Trends and International Comparison Rangan Banerjee Vinayak Shanbhag This paper analyses pricing trends for electricity in India and attempts to correlate the end-user electricity prices with the costs. Sectoral variations in the electricity prices are studied for the Maharashtra State Electricity Board and scenarios are constructed to predict the result of different pricing policies coupled with differing growth rates of sectoral consumption. A comparison is also made with electricity pricing policies followed in a few other countries and the possible implications of the Indian policies are discussed.

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