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

Paks NPP Hungary

Hungary passes law to classify nuclear power deal

04/03/2015 Hungary has passed a law to classify for 30 years all data and contracts related to the planned $14bn expansion of the Paks nuc...

Russian energy policy chief sees opportunities amid crisis

04/03/2015

Russia’s director of energy policy has said that “any crisis is always a time of new opportunities”.

Soenke Tangermann, managing director of Greenpeace Energy

Germany’s largest energy co-op pledges lawsuit against Commission over UK nuclear power

04/03/2015 Germany’s Greenpeace Energy has added its intention to file a lawsuit against the European Commission for approving state aid f...

Clean coal capacity in India predicted to hit 103 GW

04/03/2015 India’s clean coal capacity is forecast to grow by approximately 103 GW in the next decade as the country seeks to meet its sur...

India to quadruple renewable power capacity by 2022

03/03/2015 In a move that some say will be difficult to follow through, India’s finance minister has announced that the nation aims to ins...

Nordic power market a success, but faces challenges

02/03/2015 The Nordic energy market needs “even more far-sighted and continuous policies” if its success it to continue, according to new ...
Peter Polak

Top Austrian lawyer says Commission unlikely to be challenged on UK nuclear power project

02/03/2015 One of Austria’s foremost legal experts in the field of energy believes Vienna will not go through with its proposed legal acti...
NBAD

Gulf requires $48trn in energy investment over next 20 years

02/03/2015 A report by the National Bank of Abu Dhabi has recommended a $48trillion spend on increasing energy infrastructure in the Gulf ...
Vattenfall

German union identifies potential buyer for Vattenfall lignite assets

02/03/2015

Steag GmbH has emerged as a potential buyer for Swedish utility Vattenfall’s German lignite power assets.

Offhsore wind placement work

Report: Cost of offshore wind energy has fallen since 2011

27/02/2015 A report on the UK’s offshore wind industry has shown that the technology has come down 11 per cent in cost over the last three...

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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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