Prof. Amulya Kumar N Reddy
Energy - Karnataka Issues
Study Of Electricity Planning In Karnataka, Parisar Annual lecture, Pune 1990.
Uses of Electricity in Karnataka Households,
V. Narasimha Murthy, Gladys D. Sumithra and Amulya.
paper describes the results of a survey of electricity consumption in a
purposive and randomly-selected sample, consisting of 1,200 households in
four districts of Karnataka. The survey reveals the patterns of
electricity consumption; the stock of electrical appliances used by the
households; the differences in the consumption of electricity between
urban and rural areas; the use of other sources of energy for domestic
purposes; and the degree of penetration of appliances/devices, which are
in February 2004 for a meeting organised by Prayas, to form a network of
policy analysts working in the power sector, who are oriented towards the
public interest. This two-page note outlines the issues to be addressed
and the process of forming such a network.
Regulatory Commissions and Public Benefits
Regulatory Commissions and Public Benefits: A short note on the new ERCs
and the positive role they can possibly play in India.
for Implementing Electricity Tariff Increases,
Herald, January 2001.
Guidelines for implementing electricity tariff
increases: an article in the Deccan Herald, Bangalore, January 2001.
Writing in the context of Karnataka state, Amulya says the key issue is to
formulate guidelines for making decisions about subsidies.
power sector: a 77-slide IEI presentation identifying problems and making
recommendations for a solution.
power sector: from revelations to recommendations. Based on IEI study on
the Karnataka power sector. J144
captive generation sets (CGSs) with the Karnataka grid - Some facts. A 22-
slides presentation about integrating the CGSs, which have an installed
capacity of 1000 MW (one-third the State's) and capacity utilisation of
Cost Planning for Karnataka. A 13-slide presentation. Gives the issues
related to Karnataka power planning in the DEFENDUS context.
113-slide IEI presentation points out that half the electricity
consumption is un-metered; the capacity utilisation is very low; and there
is 1000 MW of captive capacity. Suggests a package of realistic and small
measures: 11 institutional, 5 demand side (DSM) or conservation and 8
supply side ones.
Power Sector-Some Revelation (Another Presentation),
83-slide IEI presentation. Points out that half the consumption is
un-metered, the capacity utilisation is very low and there is 1000 MW of
captive capacity. Suggests a package of realistic and small measures: 11
institutional, 5 demand side (DSM) or conservation and 8 supply side ones.
Karnataka power sector. A 78-slide IEI presentation giving problems and recommendations for solution.
Karnataka's Power Sector,
Amulya, Antonette and K.V. Narasimha Murthy.
16-slide IEI presentation. The crisis in the Karnataka power sector,
diagnosis, goal and strategies for rejuvenating it.
Proposed recommendations on the Grid Code/Electricity Supply Regulations of KPTCL. A 9-slide presentation giving suggestions on the draft regulation.
Some Recommendations, Presentation
to Panel of Eminent Persons on Power
Karanataka's Power sector. A 23-slide IEI presentation. Mentions the problems with the sector and suggests recommendations for solution, which include IRP and involvement of civil society.