The report presents new estimates of the size and distribution of the labour force, across regions and technologies, and increases the granularity on the number of workers along the entire energy value chain.

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy, in its 26th report presented to the Lok Sabha, suggested amending the current tariff policy to cut down the generation cost and supply affordable electricity to consumers.

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) on July 22, 2022, hereby issued a draft notification for the Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (Harnessing of Captive Power Generation) Regulations, 2022. These Regulations shall be applicable to all the Captive Generating Plants in the State of Punjab.

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.