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.

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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...
France Spain

EU energy interconnector goal set to be shelved

23/10/2014 An ongoing disagreement between Spain, Portugal and France has meant the European Union will be unable to go ahead with plans t...
Amber Rudd and Ed Davey

War of words at UK department of energy

23/10/2014

The UK’s energy secretary, Ed Davey, has berated the Conservative Party for their pledge to end wind subsidies.

Gunter Oettinger

Key talking points come to fore ahead of EU energy summit

22/10/2014 The spectre of Russian gas, quota transfers and the fears of energy intensive industry are the major issues ahead of the EU 203...

China wind sector to post record growth

22/10/2014

China’s wind sector is set to post record growth this year despite persistent challenges, new analysis has found.

Yoichi Miyazawa

New minister says ‘safe’ nuclear reactors will be re-started in Japan

21/10/2014 Japan’s new Trade minister, Yoichi Miyazawa, says he will continue with the policy of re-starting nuclear reactors that are dee...
Vestas V100

Vestas plans new inroads in Chinese wind market

21/10/2014 Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas is strategizing to increase its market penetration in China, where it currently lags be...
EnAppSys Capacity Margin

Return of high winds set to boost UK capacity margin

20/10/2014 The fire that saw half of the Didcot B power plant taken off the grid this week will not threaten the UK’s energy security as h...

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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

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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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