The increasing incidence of extreme climate events has raised concerns globally about our collective future. Besides the environmental damage to the planet and declining biodiversity, it has also led to economic difficulties, and in particular the most vulnerable population in developing countries.

The Ministry of Law and Justice (MoL&J) on December 20, 2022, issued the Energy Conservation (Amendment) Act, 2022 to further amend the Energy Conservation Act, 2001. The following has been amended namely Under Section 2 which states Definitions, definitions of certain terms such as ‘building’, carbon credit certificate’, ‘energy’, etc.

European and global natural gas markets are not yet out of the danger created by Russia’s cuts to pipeline deliveries of gas. If gas exports from Russia drop to zero and China’s LNG imports rebound to 2021 levels, there is a risk of a shortfall gas supplies in 2023.

Energy Efficiency 2022 is the IEA’s primary annual analysis on global developments in energy efficiency markets and policy. It explores recent trends in energy intensity, demand and efficiency-related investment, innovation, policy and technology while also discussing key questions facing policy makers.

RISE—Regulatory Indicators for Sustainable Energy—is a set of indicators intended for use in comparing the policy and regulatory frameworks that countries have put in place to support the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7) on universal access to clean and modern energy.

India’s cooling strategy can simultaneously mitigate the heat related risks on lives and livelihoods, lower carbon emissions, and position India as a global hub for green cooling manufacturing. Severe heat waves, responsible for thousands of deaths across India over the last few decades, are increasing with alarming frequency.

Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has released the report on 20th Electric Power Survey (EPS) of India. Periodic EPS of the country is conducted by CEA to assess the state wise/union territory (UT) wise/region wise and all-India electricity demand on medium and long-term basis. The 20th EPS Committee was constituted by CEA in May 2020.

The World Energy Trilemma is in its 12th year of publication amidst a time of unprecedented energy shocks and multiple crises that continue to cause disruptions to energy systems.

The global energy crisis has exposed weaknesses in energy systems across Southeast Asia and underpins a need for more ambitious energy transition pathways and a revised approach to energy security.

The key objective of this SDG 7 Road Map for Pakistan is to assist the Government of Pakistan to develop enabling policy measures to achieve the SDG 7 targets. This Road Map contains a matrix of technological options and enabling-policy measures for the Government of Pakistan to consider.