Electricity (Promotion of Generation of Electricity from Must-Run Power Plant) Rules, 2021

The Ministry of Power announced new rules to sustain economic viability of the sector, ease financial stress of various stakeholders and ensure timely recovery of costs involved in electricity generation. The Ministry notified rules for the sustainability of the electricity sector and promotion of clean energy to meet the India's commitment towards climate change, a statement said. Investors and other stakeholders in the power sector had been concerned about the timely recovery of the costs due to change in law, curtailment of renewable power and other related matters. The rules notified by the Ministry of Power under Electricity Act, 2003 are in the interest of the electricity consumers and the stakeholders, it added.