The Impact of Electricity Sector Restructuring on Coal-fired Power Plants in IndiaKabir Malik, Maureen Cropper, Alexander Limonov, Anoop Singh ,
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The Energy Journal
We examine whether the unbundling of generation from transmission and distribution services at state-owned power plants in India improved operating efficiency at these power plants. Between 1995 and 2009, 85 percent of coal-based generation capacity owned by state governments was unbundled from vertically integrated State Electricity Boards into state generating companies.