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Direct Benefit Transfer is a major reform initiative by the Government of India to ensure better and timely delivery of benefits from Government to the people.

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.

Global food, fuel, and fertilizer prices have risen rapidly in recent months, driven in large part by the fallout from the ongoing war in Ukraine and the sanctions imposed on Russia. Other factors, such as export bans, have also contributed to rising prices.

India’s National Hydrogen Mission, launched in August 2021, seeks to scale up renewable electrolysis hydrogen (“green” hydrogen) production and use it in multiple sectors, including transportation. This is encouraging, as green hydrogen offers significant decarbonization potential.

This study develops a computable general equilibrium model for Nigeria, which accounts for informality, tax evasion, and fuel smuggling.

High and volatile liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices are an opportunity for India’s gas-dependent industries and the city gas distribution network to switch to cleaner, non-fossil fuel alternatives like biogas and biomethane, says a new report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).This will also avoid locking the

​Removing fossil fuel subsidies is key to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and limit climate change. However, if poorly planned, fossil fuel subsidy reform can lead to price increases that could impact the poorest and trigger social unrest.

This paper provides a comprehensive global, regional, and country-level update of: (i) efficient fossil fuel prices to reflect supply and environmental costs; and (ii) subsidies implied by charging below efficient fuel prices.

Natural gas as a source of clean fuel is important in many economies. With the increase of trade in gas led by LNG trade, market integration as occurred in other sectors is been promoted in various regions of the world.

A report of the expert committee on the road map for ethanol blending in India 2020 to 2025 was released by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The report has been prepared by the NITI Aayog in collaboration with the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

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