Across the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the greatest progress made in the Asia-Pacific region has been towards Goal 7. There has been considerable success in providing electricity access to urban and rural populations. South and South-West Asia performed exceptionally on electricity access, which helped accelerate progress on SDG 7.

Current trends in the power sector have prompted changes in the role of hydropower, creating a need to adjust the way these assets are designed, operated and maintained, according to this new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

Ministry of Power (MoP) has notified the Draft Electricity Plan Notification (Amendment) Rules, 2023. This Draft Amendment was notified on 8th February, 2023. The Draft Amendment seeks to revise the manner of notification of the national electricity plan. Concerned stakeholders are requested to provide their comments, if any, to the MoP.

Electricity is central to many parts of life in modern societies and will become even more so as its role in transport and heating expands through technologies such as electric vehicles and heat pumps.

This report is the fifth edition of the Electricity Regulatory Index (ERI). It measures the level of development of electricity sector regulatory frameworks in African countries and the capacity of regulatory authorities to effectively carry out their relevant functions and duties.

This report is designed to create a shared understanding among stakeholders of the status and impact of proposed changes to India’s wholesale power market.

To assure financial and environmental sustainability for Indonesia's power sector, this report proposes restructuring PLN, the country's State Electricity Corporation, and details innovative reforms for stronger governance and regulation.

Launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India, the Lifestyle for Environment (LiFE) initiative aims to encourage the adoption of sustainable lifestyles in India and internationally to tackle the challenges of environmental degradation and climate change.

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has published the Electricity (Promoting Renewable Energy Through Green Energy Open Access) Amendment Rules, 2023. These Amendment Rules aim to further amend the Electricity (Promoting Renewable Energy Through Green Energy Open Access) Rules, 2022.

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has notified CEA (Flexible Operation of Coal based Thermal Power Generating Units) Regulations, 2023.