Central Electricity Authority (CEA)  uploaded the Draft Distribution Perspective Plan 2030 for comments in February 2024. This was the logical next step to the publication of CEA’s Electricity Distribution Network Planning Criteria, 2023, which elaborates the objectives and methodology for network planning. 

Comments from Prayas (Energy Group) have been prepared with an objective of contributing to the improvement of distribution infrastructure planning and operation. These comments are given under the heads mentioned below: 

  1. Scope of the Perspective Distribution Plan
  2. Demand assessment
  3. Network planning approach
  4. Repair and Maintenance requirements
  5. Technology options for smart distribution
  6. Capacity building