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4) Examine how ‘smart grids’ can be a solution to India’s power woes. Discuss the challenges and issues involved in its implementation.(250 words) 

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4) Examine how ‘smart grids’ can be a solution to India’s power woes. Discuss the challenges and issues involved in its implementation.(250 words) 

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Why this question:

The question is to examine the concept of smart grids.

Key demand of the question:

The answer must discuss the concept of smart grids, the challenges and issues involved in implementing the same and in what way it can address the power woes of the country.

Directive:

ExamineWhen asked to ‘Examine’, we have to look into the topic (content words) in detail, inspect it, investigate it and establish the key facts and issues related to the topic in question. While doing so we should explain why these facts and issues are important and their implications.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Discuss in brief the current power scenario of the country with some statistical data.

Body:

Explain that Smart grid (SG) is emerging as a new facet of power industry. It incorporates numerous advanced technologies to deal issues prevailing with conventional electric networks. Though capable to resolve many of these issues, SG is still facing challenges in deployment. These challenges are associated with adaption of emerging technologies, socio-economic issues, lack of policies and awareness.

Conclusion:

Conclude with what needs to be done and how the concept can be put to use effectively to deal with the power problems of the country.

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