The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued the draft Electricity (Amendment) Rules, 2022. The MoP has suggested creating a central pool of renewable energy sources from which an intermediary company will procure power to be supplied to an entity that will undertake distribution and retail supply to more than one state.

The Electricity Amendment Bill 2022 kicked up a ruckus in India after its introduction in the Lok Sabha on 08 August, 2022, during the Monsoon session of the Parliament. As many as 27 lakh power engineers raised their voices against the bill in hopes that it will be retracted by the government.

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy, in its 26th report presented to the Lok Sabha, suggested amending the current tariff policy to cut down the generation cost and supply affordable electricity to consumers.

This report was prepared on the basis of the framework for collaboration established by the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR) of Indonesia on the topic of power system enhancement and renewable energy integration, and in support of the implementation of the upcoming Presidential Decree on r

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) on July 22, 2022, hereby issued a draft notification for the Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (Harnessing of Captive Power Generation) Regulations, 2022. These Regulations shall be applicable to all the Captive Generating Plants in the State of Punjab.

According to this new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), almost two-thirds or 163 gigawatts of newly installed renewable power added in 2021 had lower costs than the cheapest coal-fired options in G20 countries.

The Central Electricity Authority on 7th July 2022, has notified the draft Central Electricity Authority (Flexible operation of thermal power plants) Regulations, 2022. The Draft regulation shall apply to all coal and lignite based thermal power plants and load despatch centers.

Solar PV is a crucial pillar of clean energy transitions worldwide, underpinning efforts to reach international energy and climate goals. Over the last decade, the amount of solar PV deployed around the world has increased massively while its costs have declined drastically.

In the first half of 2022, many electricity markets continued to experience skyrocketing prices, particularly in Europe, reflecting deep uncertainties over both fossil fuel supplies and the economic outlook.

Nuclear Power and Secure Energy Transitions: From Today’s Challenges to Tomorrow’s Clean Energy Systems is a new report by the International Energy Agency that looks at how nuclear energy could help address two major crises – energy and climate – facing the world today.

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