Alternative and Renewable Energy Policy 2019 (ARE Policy 2019)
Alternative and Renewable Energy Policy 2019 (ARE Policy 2019) aims to create a conducive environment for the sustainable growth of ARE Sector in Pakistan. The ARE Policy 2019 includes a variety of investment options for tapping different ARE resources for on-grid and off-grid applications, as well as encouraging consumer-driven applications and initiatives. Attractive policy instruments supplement GoP’s open-door initiatives for private investment in ARE sector in Pakistan as it is envisaged to contribute its share in strengthening and improving the power supply position of the country and help fuel rapid and environmentally sustainable economic growth.
Power Generation Policy 2015
The objectives of the Power Generation Policy 2015 are: To provide sufficient power generation capacity at the least cost; To encourage and ensure exploitation of indigenous resources; To ensure that all stakeholders are looked after in the process; a win-win situation; To be attuned to safeguarding the environment.
National Power Policy 2013
The National Power Policy 2013 frames the broad contours of the energy policy, articulating the Vision for the power sector, highlighting its key challenges, setting major goals, summarising policy principles, and highlighting the strategy devised to achieve Pakistan’s aspirations.
Pakistan 2025: One Nation – One Vision
The Pakistan 2024: One Nation – One Vision presents the country’s strategy and roadmap to reach national goals and aspirations. The ultimate goal envisioned is for Pakistan to be one of the ten largest economies in the world by 2047. The seven pillars of Vision 2025 are based on the imperatives of embracing change and transformation and creating new opportunities. The pillars of the Vision are: People first: developing social and human capital and empowering women; Growth: sustained, indigenous, and inclusive growth; Governance: democratic governance; institutional reform and modernisation of the public sector; Security: energy, water and food security; Entrepreneurship: private sector and entrepreneurship-led growth; Knowledge economy: developing a competitive knowledge economy through value addition; Connectivity: modernising transport infrastructure and regional connectivity.
Framework for Implementation of Climate Change Policy (2014-2030)
The development of the Framework for Implementation of Climate Change Policy is a follow-up of the National Climate Change Policy (NCCP), the parent document providing a broader framework concerning how to adapt to the changing impacts of climate and how to play a role in its mitigation. This Framework for Implementation of NCCP is developed keeping in view the current and future anticipated climate change threats to Pakistan’s various sectors.
National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Alternative & Renewable Energy) Distributed Generation and Net Metering Regulations, 2015
The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Alternative & Renewable Energy) Distributed Generation and Net Metering Regulations, 2015, established the following Regulations to establish a framework for the regulation of Distributed Generation by using alternative and renewable energy and net metering.
National Electric Vehicle Policy
The main objectives of the National Electric Vehicle Policy include: Mitigate climate change through a reduction in emissions from the transport sector; Create a pivot to industrial growth in Pakistan and encourage auto and related industry
to move towards local EV manufacturing; Forge links with the global EV value chain for the export potential of EVs and their parts; Meet the objective of generating employment through Green Economy initiatives; Reduce oil import bills; Use electricity in off-peak times for useful purposes; Develop affiliated industry such as battery manufacturing, charging infrastructure, etc.
National Offshore Wind Energy Policy 2015
The National Offshore Wind Energy Policy 2015 aims to provide a legal framework for the development of the offshore wind sector in India.
Guidelines for Tariff Based Competitive Bidding Process for procurement of power from Grid Connected Wind Solar Hybrid Projects
The Guidelines for Tariff Based Competitive Bidding Process for procurement of power from Grid Connected Wind Solar Hybrid Projects aims to provide a framework for procurement of electricity from ISTS Grid Connected Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Projects through a transparent process of bidding.
Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles – Guidelines and Standards -reg.
Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles – Guidelines and Standards (reg) is to promote the manufacturing and adoption of electric vehicles in the country by laying down an enabling framework for expanding an adequate charging infrastructure.
India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP)
India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP) provides a 20-year perspective and recommendations to address the cooling requirements across sectors, ways and means to provide access to sustainable cooling.
Compendium of Central & State Government Policies and Regulations issued by Regulatory Commissions on Hydro Power
The Compendium of Central & State Government Policies and Regulations issued by Regulatory Commissions on Hydro Power includes several hydropower policies and regulations issued (enacted) by the Ministry of Power (Government of India) as well as various State Governments in India.
National Policy on Biofuels 2018
The National Policy on Biofuels 2018 aims to provide a legal framework for the development of biofuels in the energy and transportation sector in India.
Draft National Energy Policy (NEP)
The key objectives of the Draft National Energy Policy (NEP) are Access at affordable prices, Improved security and Independence, Greater Sustainability and Economic Growth.
National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy
The main objective of the Policy is to provide a framework for the promotion of large grid-connected wind-solar PV hybrid systems for optimal and efficient utilisation of transmission infrastructure and land, reducing the variability in renewable power generation and achieving better grid stability. The Policy also aims to encourage new technologies, methods, and way-outs involving the combined operation of wind and solar PV plants.
National Electricity Plan (Volume I) Generation
The National Electricity Plan (Volume I) Generation aims to ensure reliable access to electricity in the country. The Electricity Plan includes Demand Side Management (DSM); Energy Efficiency and Conservation; Demand Projections; Generation Planning; Renewable Energy Sources; Hydro Power; Gas Based Power Plants; Coal Requirement; Fund Requirement; Emissions from Power Sector; R&D in Power Sector; Human Resource Development.
National Electricity Plan (Volume II) Transmission
The National Electricity Plan (Volume II) Transmission covers the Transmission and related aspects. As per the stipulation of sub-section (4) of Section 3 of the Act, the Plan is in accordance with the National Electricity Policy, covering a review of the 12th Plan in detail and a detailed plan for the period 2017-22 and a perspective plan for the period 2022-27.
Draft National Policy on Geo-Thermal Energy
The Vision of the Draft National Policy on Geo-Thermal is to make a substantial contribution to India’s long-term energy supply and reduce national greenhouse gas emissions by developing a sustainable, safe, secure, socially and environmentally responsible geothermal energy industry, apart from creating new employment opportunities and leading to environmentally sustainable development by means of deployment of 1 GW (thermal) and 20 MW (electrical) Geothermal Energy Capacity in the initial phase till 2022 and 10 GW (thermal) and 1 GW (electrical) by 2030. Mitigating demand-side electricity requirements by deploying Ground Source Heat Pumps (GSHP’S) and retrofitting the existing HVAC systems with a Geo-exchange-based system.
Automobile Industry Development Policy, 2020 (Draft)
The Policy has a ten-year time frame, but it can be extended to 12–15 years. It will help build an auto industry in the country. The growth will happen in four stages: initial stage, local assembly promotion stage, local production promotion stage, and liberalisation & international competition stage.
Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission Act, 2003
The Act makes provisions for establishing an independent and impartial regulatory commission for the energy sector.
Country Action Plan for Clean Cookstoves
Bangladesh Country Action Plan for Clean Cookstoves (CAP) outlines how to build the country’s clean cookstove market. Its goal is to ensure that all cooking solutions are clean by 2030. To do this, the CAP gives interested parties (donors, businesses, NGOs, and policymakers) with intervention options. This CAP is based on stakeholder input and addresses the macro-environment, cookstove scenario in Bangladesh, tackling major issues, and key performance indicators for Bangladesh.
Energy Efficiency and Conservation Master Plan up to 2030
The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Master Plan (EECMP) is Bangladesh’s supreme Plan for energy efficiency and conservation (EE&C), which is mandated under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Rules (2014). Under the EECMP, three EE&C programs will be promoted: Energy Management, EE Labeling, and EE Buildings. These programs will target significant energy-consuming entities and equipment in the industrial, residential, and commercial sectors.
Building Energy Efficiency & Environment Rating (BEEER) for Design and Construction of Buildings (Draft)
The Building Energy Efficiency & Environment Rating (BEEER) for Design and Construction of Buildings provides the rating guidelines, BEEER criteria and points, BEEER certification process, and evaluation procedures for the design and construction of energy efficient buildings.
Electricity (Amendment) Act, 2012
An Act to amend the law relating to the supply and use of electrical energy.
Power System Master Plan 2016
The 2016 Power System Master Plan (PSMP) intends to assist Bangladesh in establishing comprehensive energy and power development plan up to the year 2041, covering energy balance, power balance, and tariff policies. Toward the end of the 21st century, Bangladesh aims to become a high-income country. In order to reach the VISION, this master plan sets out the goal and “five key viewpoints”: improving the infrastructure for importing energy and making it more adaptable; enhancing the development and use of domestic natural resources (such as gas and coal); constructing a reliable, high-quality power grid; promoting the use of renewable energy sources; enhancing human resources and mechanisms related to ensuring a reliable energy supply.
Onshore Wind Power Projects Installation Guideline
The objective of these guidelines is to facilitate the development of wind power projects in an efficient, cost-effective and environmentally benign manner, taking into consideration the requirements of energy developers/investors to develop a project financeable site and national imperatives.
Policy Guidelines for Enhancement of Private Participation in the Power Sector, 2008
The Policy Guidelines for Enhancement of Private Participation in the Power Sector in 2008 support the objective of the government of Bangladesh to augment generation capacity to meet existing power shortage and demand-growth in future years. In order to encourage more private participation in the power sector, Bangladesh’s government has issued these guidelines. In particular, the guidelines address: Commercial Power Plants; PPP for Old and Inefficient Power Plants; PPP for Joint Venture Power Plants; Wheeling of Power; Qualification of Investors; Power Purchase, Fuel Supply and Land Lease/Transfer; Licensing/ Approval/ Clearance; Support and Fiscal Incentives.