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India’s wind and solar energy capacity is expected to increase from just over a quarter of the total installed electricity generation capacity in 2024 and to about half by 2030. Demand-side management (DSM) measures can help cost-effectively integrate such variable renewable energy (VRE) resources while maintaining supply reliability.

The Central Government has amended the rules regarding late payment surcharges in the power sector. These amendments likely aim to address issues related to delayed payments by DISCOMs to power generators. The amendments now allow long-term power generators to sell power in the short-term market.

Since February 2022, geopolitical events have made clear Europe’s need to diversify its energy sources and avoid excessive dependence on fossil fuel imports. The drop in Russian natural gas flows to Europe in 2022 marked the single largest supply shock in the history of global gas markets.

The Government of India has approved amendments to the Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Rules, 2020.

The Government of Gujarat on 21st February, 2024 published a notification on the Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission’s (GERC) regulations for Green Energy Open Access (GEOA) in the state of Gujarat.

This technical note discusses a cost benefit analysis tool to assess the economic viability of Solar Irrigation Pumps by calculating the monetary benefits to stakeholders such as distribution companies, the Rajasthan state government, and farmers by creating an additional income source.

Traditionally, mini grids have been viewed as “off-grid” systems that are built and operated solely for communities without electricity.

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has notified draft CERC (Terms and Conditions for Tariff determination from Renewable Energy Sources) Regulations, 2024. As per the draft, CERC is responsible for annually determining the generic tariff in accordance with regulations for various types of renewable energy projects.

This study assesses the potential for bioenergy production using various feedstocks such as sugarcane, oil palm, and municipal solid waste in six Caribbean small island developing states – Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, and Guyana.

The aim of this study is to fill this critical gap by providing state-wise capacity that can be mobilized within the state to meet the RPO target and capacity that needs to be procured from other states.