India

Policies

  • Union Budget 2019-2020
    Executive
    2019
    The budget presented by the government for the period 2019-2020 notably scales upward the incentives to encourage faster adoption of electric vehicles. These incentives include upfront schemes on purchase and charging infrastructure, as well as tax rebates on interest paid on loans through an inc...
  • Tariff Policy 2006
    Executive
    2006
    Last change in December, 2016
    In January 2006, the Ministry of Power announced the Tariff Policy, in continuation of the National Electricity Policy of 2005. The Tariff Policy included certain provisions regarding renewable energy and cogeneration.  Under the Electricity Act 2003 and the National Tariff Policy 2006, the centr...
  • National Electricity Plan (Generation)
    Executive
    2012
    Last change in December, 2016
    This Plan aims to ensure reliable access to electricity. The Plan's 4th chapter deals with initiatives and measures for GHG mitigation, and aims to keep CO2 intensity declining while massively expanding rural access and increasing power generation to meet the demands of a rapidly growing economy....
  • National Auto Fuel Policy and Auto Fuel Vision and Policy 2025
    Executive
    2014
    The National Auto Fuel Policy (2003) mandated that all new four-wheeled vehicles in 11 cities meet Bharat Stage III emission norms for conventional air pollutants (similar to Euro III emission norms) and comply with Euro IV standards by 2010. The Auto Fuel Vision and Policy 2025 was published in...
  • National Policy on Biofuels
    Executive
    2009
    In October 2007, India's cabinet made a series of announcements regarding ethanol production and proposed an indicative target of 20% blending of biofuels, by 2017, both for bio-diesel and bio-ethanol. A National Policy on Biofuels outlining the same target was approved by government in December...
  • Integrated Energy Policy
    Executive
    2006
    At the direction of the Prime Minister and Deputy Chair of the Planning Commission, an expert committee was established to develop a comprehensive energy policy in 2004. The Integrated Energy Policy, released in August 2006, addresses all aspects of energy, including energy security, access and a...
  • National Electricity Policy
    Executive
    2005
    Among other goals, this policy stressed the need for the promotion of non-conventional energy sources. The policy noted the need to reduce the capital cost of projects based on non-conventional and renewable sources of energy; stressed the importance of promoting competition among renewables pro...
from the Grantham Research Institute
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