Alternative Power Planning 20 Questions

How is electricity generated and how does it reach us? What sources of energy are used to generate electricity in India? Why is there a problem in building large hydro and thermal plants to overcome power shortage?

These are some of the questions addressed by this booklet which is a capacity building endeavor by Prayas Energy Group and Kalpavriksh Environment Action Group. This 20 page booklet provides an overview of the power sector and outlines an alternative to the current model of planning in the country.

The booklet would aid consumer organization, individuals and social and environmental activists to participate in issues regarding the power sector and the changes happening therein.

For more information contact:
Prayas, Athawale Corner, Karve Road,
Deccan Gymkhana, Pune 411004
Ph: 020–6520 5726; Fax: 020–2542 0337
Kalpavriksh, Apt. 5 Shree Dutta Krupa,
908 Deccan Gymkhana, Pune 411004
Ph: 020-25675450; Fax: 020-25654239

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