The Union Ministry of Power has promulgated the Electricity (Transmission System Planning, Development and Recovery of Inter-State Transmission Charges) Rules 2021. This paves the way for overhauling of transmission system planning, towards giving power sector utilities easier access to the electricity transmission network across the country.

The Union Power Ministry, in a bid to promote renewable energy, issued an amendment to the Draft Electricity (Rights of Consumer) Amendment Rules, 2021.

The Ministry of Power circulated draft Electricity (Late Payment Surcharge) Amendment Rules, 2021, through it seeks to amend the norms for facilitating electricity generators to sell power to third parties. The proposed change can reduce fixed costs and cut retail tariff for electricity consumers.

The Ministry of Power has circulated the “Draft Electricity (promoting renewable energy through Green Energy Open Access) Rules, 2021”. These rules are proposed for purchase and consumption of green energy including the energy from Waste-to-Energy plants.

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has finally issued the much-awaited amendment to the Electricity (Rights of Consumers) 2020 Rules concerning net metering for rooftop solar installations. The amendment permits net metering to the prosumer for loads up to 500 kW or up to the sanctioned load, whichever is lower.

This paper, based on inputs from key stakeholders on the subject, outlines a phased introduction of MBED with Phase 1 involving only the thermal fleet of NTPC to test the efficacy of the MBED mechanism, identify deficiencies or potential issues that need to be addressed prior to a nation-wide rollout, familiarize all key stakeholders with the fr

The Ministry of Power has set up an expert panel comprising prominent members of various industry bodies to prepare the Draft National Electricity Policy 2021. From time to time, the central government, in consultation with states, reviews and revises the National Electricity Policy and Tariff Policy under the Electricity Act, 2003.

The Ministry of Power on April 15, 2021 has issued the Draft Bureau of Energy Efficiency (Manner and Intervals for Conduct of Energy Audit (Accounting) in electricity distribution companies) Regulations, 2021.

The Ministry of Power has issued a draft amendment to Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Rules, 2021, which allows net metering for rooftop solar systems of loads up to 500 kW or up to the sanctioned load, whichever is lower and net billing (gross metering) or net feed-in for above 500 kW.

The Ministry of Power has notified Electricity (Late Payment Surcharge) Rules, 2021, reducing the interest rate on late payments by power distribution companies (discoms). The new rules are aimed at improving the liquidity of power discoms by reducing the interest charged on late payment of dues to power producing companies.

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