IPPAI was set up as a not-for-profit association shortly after the Government of
India opened the power sector to private industry. Since its inception as an independent
body in 1994,IPPAI’s aim has been to provide a neutral platform for the examination
of issues critical to the development of the power sector in India, to discuss energy
policy and to focus on strategic, financial, legal, regulatory and technical issues
in the power, oil, gas and allied sectors with a prime focus on independent power
As the oldest power producers association in the country,IPPAI takes up pioneering
positions on industry issues as they emerge and sensitize its members and key stakeholders
regarding the same. Through its conferences IPPAI takes a first-hand look at the
issues that the industry grapples with and seek solutions to these in a collaborative
Conferences IPPAI has, over the last two decades, conducted over a hundred workshops,
round table meetings, energy summits and international conferences, featuring a
wide range of subjects such as financing, regulation, policy initiatives, along
with environmental and consumer concerns by NGOs. These initiatives have yielded
a wealth of data and information on how to tackle issues and bottle necks pertaining
to a wide range of critical policy matters across the Indian power and allied sectors.
The recommendations that evolved from these initiatives are forwarded to the concerned
policy makers for their consideration and necessary action. IPPAI host annual events
The Asia Energy Security Summit:
Asia Energy Security Summit is a track II diplomacy initiative of IPPAI where government,
industry leaders, regulators, policymakers, academicians and think tanks from across
the world discuss and debate issues relating to the entire energy spectrum, particularly
the emerging issues and challenges in the energy landscape of Asia. The proceedings
from the previous conclaves are carried forward for review and discussion.
Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, China, Cyprus, Darussalam,
India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, kyrgyzstan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan,
Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan,
USA, UK Vietnam.
Regulations & Policymakers Retreat:
Recent conferences and workshops:
The Regulators & Policymakers Retreat (RPR), is an interactive flagship event hosted
by IPPAI where under an overarching theme thought leaders and experts discuss and
brainstorm on issues in the energy and power sectors covering relevant policy and
governance topics. It is a platform for engaging with cerebral persons in the industry
and across sectors.
IPPAI offers its members a unique opportunity to access the latest policy and regulatory
trends through debates and discussion with the government, regulatory bodies, and
public and private sector entities in the workshops, seminars and other conferences.
- After every event, IPPAI sends out a list of recommendations based on the inputs
and suggestions given by IPPAI members and industry experts to concerned ministries
and regulatory bodies.
- Engage its member with policymakers, regulators, industry leaders and experts at
- The outcome of IPPAI's path-breaking initiatives are forwarded as recommendations
to key decision-makers in the government (including the Prime Minister’s office),
both at the federal and state level.