CO2 Baseline Database for the Indian Power Sector (Version 5.0) containing data for 2008-2009. According to Central Electricity Authority, the average CO2 emission rate has increased marginally to 0.82 t CO2/ MWh in the year 2008-09 from 0.79 t CO2/MWh in the year 2007-08 due to the fact that generation from hydro and nuclear plants have declined.

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) under the Kyoto Protocol to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) provides an opportunity for the Indian power sector to earn revenue through the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG),

The new edition of PTCC Manual relates to the protection of the