The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) on June 07, 2022 has issued the Draft Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Indian Electricity Grid Code) Regulations, 2022.

The Ministry of Power issued a gazette notification that distribution licensees must ensure 24/7 uninterrupted power supply to all the consumers residing in cities with 100,000 or more residents to prevent the need for polluting diesel generators.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sharath RK Vs State of Karnataka dated 13/04/2022.

Grievance in the application is that there is illegal construction of houses and shops under the high-power transmission lines without safety distance as per the laid down norms at Ashwath Nagar, Thanisandra main road, under BBMP Ward No.6. Storm water drains connected to the lakes of Bangalore were also encroached, resulting in untreated waste water being discharged into the said drains. On account of illegal constructions and parking, the roads were blocked.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. K. Ranjitsinh & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 31/03/2022.

The matter related to power lines running through the sacred groves of Jaisalmer and posing a threat to the Great Indian Bustard.

The Ministry of Power through a notification dated 20th December, 2021 has issued the draft Electricity (Late Payment Surcharge and related matters) Rules, 2021.

To encourage change in high-carbon sectors, India’s power authorities could introduce a green rating when assessing financial support and bail-outs for power distribution companies (discoms), says a new report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).

The Union Ministry of Power has promulgated the Electricity (Transmission System Planning, Development and Recovery of Inter-State Transmission Charges) Rules 2021. This paves the way for overhauling of transmission system planning, towards giving power sector utilities easier access to the electricity transmission network across the country.

Released on 24 September under the auspices of a High-Level Dialogue on Energy (HLDE) held on the sidelines of the 76th UN General Assembly, the report aims to support the implementation of recommendations by the HLDE on regulation and scaled private sector investment.

This Pocketbook represents the end of this cycle of data collection, verification and publication. The selection of 16 African countries for the power survey was chosen to serve as a representative sample. The data published in this report covers the period 2015-2018.

Since 2015, the African Development Bank has made significant progress in reorganizing its operations and strengthening its internal processes to improve its overall delivery effectiveness.