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Integrating Power Markets: Enabling energy security for a sustainable South Asia  

South Asia is among the fastest growing regions in the world, with an estimated growth rate of about 8 per cent.

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Opinion: Power Markets will accelerate India’s Journey towards Net-Zero  

The country’s updated NDCs under the Paris Agreement targets to reduce the emiss ...

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Power Market Trends: India’s transition to clean energy  

By Rohit Bajaj, Head, Business Development, Regulatory Affairs & Strategy, Indian Energy Exchange.

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Potential of cross-border electricity trade  

While electricity trade was already taking place through long term bilateral contracts between the South Asian countries, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) introduced the Cross Border Electricity Trade (CBET) Regulations in 2019 to facilitate this in an efficient and transparent manner through energy exchange platforms.

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Green Markets: Playing a Pivotal Role in Renewable Energy Integration  

Rohit Bajaj of IEX, the largest power exchange in India, shares his perspective on the importance of....

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Transitioning to efficient, flexible, and competitive power contracting: Building a new energy order  

When the COVID-19 preventive lockdown started in late-March, it brought with it the realization for the distribution companies about the value of flexible, competitive, and efficient power procurement. Many of them had been losing crores of rupees under the fixed charges for power contracted under long-term and medium-term power purchase agreements (PPA) irrespective of their quantum of power procurement.

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Building a Gas Market in India

The Government of India has set a target of raising the share of natural gas in the primary energy basket to 15 percent by 2030, from the current 6.2 percent. In the recent Budget speech, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman laid down plans for the expansion of the national natural gas pipeline network to 27,000 km from the present 16,200 km.

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Business Continuity for the Power Sector: Importance of Ensuring Uninterrupted Power Supply to the Nation

Words like ‘unprecedented’ and ‘new normal’ have become common to describe the present times with COVID-19 putting the world into an unfathomable humanitarian and economic crisis. During these times, the best we can do as individuals is to contain the spread of the virus and to take measures to protect ourselves, our family and society. While we all are contributing our parts, there are some essential industries, such as the power sector, which are holding the fort for everyone.

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Re-calibrating our People Strategies in a post-COVID World

The on-going pandemic has certainly afflicted all nations with unexpected challenges at all levels – individual, social as well as economic. It has not only made every one of us review and redefine our strategies and priorities but has also led to the restructuring of our ways of working, especially at an organisational level, as we prepare to stay relevant and ahead of time. IEX is strongly rooted in employee first principal and this is a key pivot for us as an organization.

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Trading Green Power through Energy Markets - Contract for Difference (CfD) Model

Renewable energy has acquired the center stage among global economies and is today the fastest-growing source of energy in the world. With the signing of Paris Climate Agreement in 2016, renewables have become indispensable in the fight against climate change.

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Energy Sector: Diversify or Disappear

Truth be told, one of the most challenging of all decisions to make for a business is whether to diversify and evolve or to stick with what already is and improve. The complexity behind this is huge considering the unimaginably high stakes and unpredictability involved, especially if this is done without thoughtful deliberation.

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Ensuring Uninterrupted Power Supply to the Nation: IEX's Business Continuity

‘Unprecedented’ and ‘new normal’ have become the common terms to describe the present times we are living in. COVID-19 has put the world into an unfathomable humanitarian and economic crisis. As individuals, the best we can do is to contain the spread of the virus and to take measures to protect ourselves, our family and society.

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