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

Danish Climate and Energy minister Rasmus Helveg Petersen

Denmark plans independence from coal by 2025

30/10/2014 Danish Climate and Energy minister Rasmus Helveg Petersen says his department is considering the prospect of completely removin...
E.ON

Further delays hit E.ON’s $3bn power assets sale

29/10/2014 Germany’s biggest utility’s attempts to reduce its debt, through the sale of its Italian assets is being frustrated by more del...

Power Engineering International Newscast

29/10/2014 This week's Power Engineering International Newscast features stories from Europe, China, India, North Africa and North America.
National Grid engineers view pylon

National Grid confident of preventing blackouts

28/10/2014 A spate of unexpected power plant closures will not lead to power blackouts in Britain this winter, according to the country’s ...

Oil spill at Philippine power plant

28/10/2014 A Philippine power plant has spilled 4000 litres of heavy fuel oil into the sea after a leak, local news reports state.  
Gamesa wind turbine

Gamesa to invest $127m in Indian wind power market

27/10/2014 Gamesa’s Executive Chairman, Ignacio Martin has told Indian journalists that the company wishes to invest €100m in India over t...
China UK

Ongoing Chinese investment set to bolster UK energy infrastructure

27/10/2014 A report by London-based Centre for Economics and Business Research and the law firm Pinsent Masons suggests that China will in...
Barroso and Hedegaard

Mixed reaction to EU climate change agreement

24/10/2014

There has been a mixed reaction to the last night’s European Union agreement on climate change targets.

ICIS POWER INDEX

ICIS outlines winter challenges to UK wholesale market

24/10/2014 Market information provider, ICIS, is reporting a consistent influence on the UK wholesale energy market from factors such as t...
Oettinger, Barroso and Hedegaard

Last ditch compromises help deliver world’s most ambitious climate target

24/10/2014 European Commission President Jose Barroso told a press conference last night that other nations must “step up to the plate,” a...

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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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