Energy Policy & Regulation

Energy regulation and deregulation have become normal within the power industry due to the scarcity of energy resources and the environmental impact of power generation.  Governments have given incentives or added tariffs to expand renewable energy production away from fossil fuel consumption.

Policy & Regulation News

Frost & Sullivan

F&S: Coal to remain dominant despite decline

21/11/2014 A study by consultancy Frost & Sullivan predicts coal is set to generate nearly 34 per cent of global electricity in 2030, ...
Obama and Jinping

Nuclear and renewables to benefit in $2trn Chinese anti-pollution drive

21/11/2014

The practicalities behind the China-US agreement on emissions last week are coming into focus.

ECOWAS

West Africa key market for renewables and energy efficiency

20/11/2014 A new report developed by REN21 with lead authorship from the Worldwatch Institute concludes that renewable energy and energy e...
Westiminster, London

UK Power Reserve submits 1.8 GW of new build distributed generation

20/11/2014 UK Power Reserve (UKPR), an independent developer and operator of flexible, smart and affordable power generation, has more tha...
Hendricks

German environment minister refutes Spiegel claim on fracking

20/11/2014 A report by top German current affairs magazine, Der Spiegel, that the German government is set to soften its stance on frackin...
GE wind turbine

Global wind power expansion for GE

20/11/2014 General Electric is looking to build its global portfolio of wind power projects, and plans to have a presence in 35 countries ...

Coal plant shutdowns good news for German gas

20/11/2014 Shutting down Gernany's aging coal-fired power plants could increase profits for the nation’s ailing gas power sector, accordin...
SEPCOIII

China backs $1bn power plant in Mongolia

19/11/2014 Chinese state owned enterprise SEPCOIII Electric Power Construction is backing a plan to build a 600 MW power plant in eastern ...
Matthias Hartung

RWE chief says more plants may close without regulatory change

19/11/2014 The head of RWE Generation says more of its power plants may have to be closed unless positive regulatory measures are introduc...

UK energy skills gap is ‘critical’ warns Siemens

19/11/2014

Siemens has said that a widening skills gap in the UK energy market is becoming “strategically critical”.

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From the Wires

Electric Vehicles in Canada: Surprising Gains or Missed Opportunity? New WWF Report Shows Both

Electric Vehicles in Canada: Surprising Gains or Missed Opportunity? New WWF Report Shows Both

Blue Earth Resources, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Mansfield Spider Drilling Lease

Blue Earth Resources, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Mansfield Spider Drilling Lease

Beijing Shougang LanzaTech New Energy Science & Technology Company Earns Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) Certification

Beijing Shougang LanzaTech New Energy Science & Technology Company Earns Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) Certifica...

More Than $20.5 Billion in Planned Projects to Kick Off in U.S. Mid-Atlantic Region in 2014, an Industrial Info News Alert

More Than $20.5 Billion in Planned Projects to Kick Off in U.S. Mid-Atlantic Region in 2014, an Industrial Info News Alert

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