India

Laws

  • Energy Conservation Act
    Legislative
    2001
    Last change in December, 2010
    The act empowers central government to grant energy savings certificates to designated consumers whose energy consumption is less than the prescribed norms and standards and consumers whose energy consumption is more than the prescribed norms and standards shall be entitled to purchase the energy...
  • The Finance Bill 2010-11 and the Clean Energy Cess Rules, 2010
    Legislative
    2010
    The Finance Bill 2010-11 provided for the creation of a corpus called the National Clean Energy Fund, to invest in entrepreneurial ventures and research in the field of clean energy technologies. Subsequent to the budget announcement, the Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC) issued a noti...
  • Electricity Act 2003
    Legislative
    2003
    Last change in December, 2007
    The Electricity Act 2003 sought to better co-ordinate development of the power sector in India, providing a comprehensive framework for power development. Objectives include: consoli¬dating laws relating to generation, transmission, distribution, trading and the use of electricity; promoting com...
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