CEERA to conduct a Two day training Programme at GETRI on “Environmental Law with Special Reference to Thermal Power Plants” (4th and 5th September, 2018)
The objective of the training progarmme is to inculcate a better and deeper understanding of the changing environmental norms and understand them by giving impetus to the alarming environmental issues and challenges Vis a vis the thermal power industry. Thus, the main objective of undertaking this training is the following:
- To deliberate on the existing environmental legislations and their enforcement, as applicable to the Thermal Power Plants in India.
- To discuss in depth the concept and importance of Ambient Air Quality as per the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981.
- Interpretation of present legislations and notifications and statutory requirements to ensure Sustainable Generation of Thermal Power in India.
- To study in detail the Waste Management Rules as applicable to the Thermal Power Plants in India and the recent developments in the present Rules.
- To discuss the latest development in the Environmental Norms for Thermal Power Plants in India by the Ministry of Environment and Forest and Climate Change.
- Understanding the concept of Energy Efficiency and its importance in the times of Climate Change and technological advances.
- Studying the Electricity Act, 2003 and the effect of changing environmental norms on the existing contractual relationships; Power Purchase Agreements with DISCOMS.
- Discussing the future challenges and expected innovations and relation with the National Electricity Policy and Plan and the National Energy Policies