Domestic Legal Framework

The given energy laws/plans/policies are only with specific reference to Environment and the list is inclusive:

Energy Conservation Act, 2001

The Energy Conservation (Amendment) Act, 2010

The Energy Conservation Amendment Bill 2010

National Policy on Biofuels


Initiatives by Power Ministry as regards Energy Conservation

International Legal Framework

UNITED    STATES OF AMERICA: Title I of the Energy Policy Act of 1992 – Energy Efficiency

Regional Legal Framework

Asia and Pacific Region

Energy Charter Protocol on Energy Efficiency and    Related Environmental Aspects

RUSSIAN FEDERATION : The Federal Law on Energy Saving (Country Specific)

The Energy Conservation Promotion Act B.E. 2535 (Country Specific)

Sustainable Energy Development Act 1995 (New South Wales)

Supreme Court Cases

Tamil Nadu Electricity Board and Anr . v . Status Spinning Mills Ltd . and Anr AIR 2008 SC 2838

G . Sundarrajan v . Union of India ( UOI ) and Ors . (2013) 6 SCC 620

People ‘ s Union for Civil Liberties and Anr . v. Union of India ( UOI ) and Ors AIR 2004 SC 1442

Tehri Babdh Virodhi Sangharsh Samiti and Ors. v. The State of UP and Ors. JT 1990 (4) SC 519

Dahanu Taluka Environment Protection Group and another v. Bombay Suburban Electricity Supply Company Limited and Ors. (1991) 2 SCC 539

Gramin Seva Sanstha v. State of M.P 1986 (supp) SCC 578

Narmada Bachao Andolan v. Union of India and Ors. 2000 (7) SCALE 34