Q.3 India’s power landscape is dominated by thermal power plants. However, the rapid growth of variable renewable energy sources has necessitated the transition plan. In context of this, suggest the broad contours of the transition from thermal to variable renewable energy sources. (10 Marks)

Mentor’s comment- https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/a-clean-energy-transition-plan-for-india/article37131191.ece In the intro, mention share of variable renewable in total installed generation capacity. In the body, mention need for transition to renewable and suggest phasing out thermal power plants based on various factors such as age, efficiency, coal consumption etc. Conclude by mention the benefits of the transition such  reduced PM pollution, … Continue reading Q.3 India’s power landscape is dominated by thermal power plants. However, the rapid growth of variable renewable energy sources has necessitated the transition plan. In context of this, suggest the broad contours of the transition from thermal to variable renewable energy sources. (10 Marks)