The People’s Republic of China (“China”) officially launched its national emissions trading system (ETS) in 2017, and it will come into operation in 2021. Initially covering the power sector, which accounts for over 40% of China’s energy-related CO2 emissions, the ETS is set to subsequently be expanded to other energy-intensive sectors.

This Report of the Standing Committee on Energy deals with Action taken by the Ministry of Power, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance on the observations/recommendations contained in the Forty-Second Report (Sixteenth Lok Sabha) of the Committee (2018-19) on the subject ‘Stressed/Non Pe

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Action for Vigilance and Knowledge for Empowerment Vs Lalitpur Power Generation Company Limited & Others dated 17/03/2021.

Published in collaboration with the Citizen consumer and civic Action Group (CAG), this case study explores the role of electricity bills in enhancing information disclosure practices of electricity distribution companies (discoms) and improving public participation in decision-making.

The proposed Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2020, for the Electricity Act, 2003, intends to bring major reforms in the Indian power sector. One of the proposed amendments is in Section 65 of the principal Act.

Battery storage, green hydrogen and flexible coal-fired power generation can help India address its next big challenge of integrating large-scale variable renewable energy into the electricity grid over the next decade, according to a new report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).

The Ministry of Power has notified Electricity (Late Payment Surcharge) Rules, 2021, reducing the interest rate on late payments by power distribution companies (discoms). The new rules are aimed at improving the liquidity of power discoms by reducing the interest charged on late payment of dues to power producing companies.

Rejoinder by the Conservation Action Trust & Others to the reply of the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC) and TSGENCO. The matter related to the Environmental Clearance dated June 29, 2017 granted by the MoEF&CC to M/s Telangana State Power Generation Corporation (project proponent) for the development of a 5x800 MW Super Critical coal based Yadadri Thermal Power Station at Veerlapalem village, Dameracheral mandal, Nalgonda district, Telangana.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Pahal Youth Club Vs Aravali Power Company Private Limited dated 04/01/2021.

The government notified the Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Rules, 2020. These rules serve to “empower” consumers with rights that would allow them to access continuous supply of quality, reliable electricity. This is because the provisions make distribution companies more accountable to consumers.

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