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

IFC provides $97m to boost renewables in Turkey

27/04/2015 The International Finance Corporation is providing a $97m package to increase lending to energy efficiency and renewable power ...
Paul Verrill

Rise in coal power recorded in UK

27/04/2015

A summary of the UK electricity market indicates Britain’s 1Q15 fuel mix was powered by a rise in coal-fired generation.

Japan’s $21m microgrid investment boosts renewable sector

27/04/2015 Japan could become one of the Asia-Pacific region’s top markets in smart grid development but it has significant hurdles to ove...
Ernest Moniz

US CCS milestone ‘miniscule’ in terms of need

27/04/2015 A leading advocate of carbon capture and storage says that a milestone reached in the US this week is nowhere near sufficient t...
Frank Burke and Schwungrad, Beacon Power and UL officials with Ged Nash Irish Minister of Ste

Irish flywheel storage project could prove crucial tech for EU green ambitions

24/04/2015 The first grid-connected hybrid flywheel project in Europe could potentially be rolled out across the rest of the European Comm...
Sigmar Gabriel

German coal levy decision delayed until review concluded

24/04/2015 On Friday afternoon, German Minister Sigmar Gabriel stated that a decision on the proposed coal levy would be postponed until a...
Ernest Moniz

US reaches CCS milestone

24/04/2015 The US Energy Secretary has heralded the viability of carbon capture and storage (CCS) after the US reached a new milestone in ...
Vattenfall sign

Proposed coal levy impacting on Vattenfall lignite power plant sale

24/04/2015 The German government’s plans to introduce a levy on the most polluting power generators is having an impact on Swedish utility...
Terium

RWE’s survival at stake if government power plant policy pursued- Terium

23/04/2015 The head of Germany’s second largest utility says its very existence is under threat if the German government opts to pursue it...
Anne Houtman

Fitch Asia chief – industrialisation will cancel out decarbonisation push

22/04/2015 The Asia-Pacific chief of Corporate Ratings Group Fitch has told an energy summit in London that decarbonisation efforts may no...

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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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