The Electricity Sector is currently experiencing many changes -impact of high-end technologies, privatization of the power utilities, rising tariffs, power shortages, etc. The sector is reinventing itself to overcome these challenges and is anticipating growth with the institution of the electricity reforms and the entry of private companies. Written by an highly acknowledged practitioner, Electric Power Distribution, dwells on these and covers the subject in its entirety. With this fifth edition, the book celebrates its 22nd anniversary - a testimony to the vast readership as well as the changes being experienced in this sector. Changes in this edition: Web-supplement including: Chapter summaries Solutions and hints to problems and much more website: tatamcgrawhill.com/digital_solutions/aspabla The following topics have been further enhanced: Planning System Design Demand Side Management Captive Generation Power Quality Metering Tarrifs and Billing Electricity Market Low Rate Agriculture Tariff Underground Cables Replacement of Ageing Equipment With this coverage, this book would be useful to the engineers in the various electricity boards and companies, as well as students of electrical engineering.