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.

The Ministry of Power circulated draft Electricity (Late Payment Surcharge) Amendment Rules, 2021, through it seeks to amend the norms for facilitating electricity generators to sell power to third parties. The proposed change can reduce fixed costs and cut retail tariff for electricity consumers.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Saiful Islam Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 16/08/2021.

The matter related to the construction of 400/200 KV gas insulated substation in residential area in Bhangar, Block-II, Kolkata, by using hazardous SF6 gas without any Environmental Clearance and storing the same at great risk of leakage which could claim human lives and cause damage to the environment.

NITI Aayog released a report that presents reform pathways that can transform the country’s power distribution sector, in a step towards improving policymaking in this area. The report, titled Turning Around the Power Distribution Sector, is co-authored by NITI Aayog, RMI and RMI India.

This paper, based on inputs from key stakeholders on the subject, outlines a phased introduction of MBED with Phase 1 involving only the thermal fleet of NTPC to test the efficacy of the MBED mechanism, identify deficiencies or potential issues that need to be addressed prior to a nation-wide rollout, familiarize all key stakeholders with the fr

The Ministry of Power on April 15, 2021 has issued the Draft Bureau of Energy Efficiency (Manner and Intervals for Conduct of Energy Audit (Accounting) in electricity distribution companies) Regulations, 2021.

A new IEEFA report recommends increasing competition in the development of intra-state transmission infrastructure, to speed up deployment of renewable energy in India.

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