Asia-Pacific countries face a multitude of challenges in achieving their national and global sustainable energy goals. This policy brief provides a review on SDG 7 progress in the region, covering access to electricity, clean cooking, renewable energy, and energy efficiency.

This Report of the Standing Committee on Energy deals with action-taken by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy on observations/recommendations contained in the Seventeenth Report (Seventeenth Lok Sabha) of the Committee (2020-21) on the subject ‘Action Plan for Achievement of 175 GW Renewable Energy Target’.

The Standing Committee on Energy, present this Twenty-Seventh Report of the Committee on ‘Evaluation of Wind Energy in India’ pertaining to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.

Developed countries committed US$100 billion to climate finance by 2020, but fell short of their target, which was then extended to 2025. The financing gap is much wider for developing countries to achieve their climate goals.

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 Global Wind Energy Council (‘GWEC’) publishes an action plan for policymakers to steer a way out of the current energy and climate change crises.

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) produces comprehensive, reliable datasets on renewable energy capacity and use worldwide.

The Sustainable Energy Transition Road Map for Chiang Rai Province has two main objectives. First, it aims to establish a scenario baseline for 2019-2030, considering the current policy settings.

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.

Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) nations have used long-term scenarios and energy planning tools to inform national planning for decades, providing excellent examples of how governments can make strategic use of such scenarios in the context of complex clean energy transitions.