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

UK bank to fund further Africa power projects

30/07/2014 British bank Standard Chartered is to pledge an additional $3bn to an initiative that aims to build power projects to improve e...

Concerns raised over Myanmar coal plant

30/07/2014

Local residents have raised concerns about a planned power plant in Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady region.

Segolene Royal

Royal announces $13.4bn fighting fund to grow renewables in France

30/07/2014 The French environment minister, Segolene Royal, has announced that around $13.4bn is to garnered from tax credits and low-inte...
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Fresh controversy for Japanese nuclear as ex-KEPCO president reveals secret payments

29/07/2014 Chimori Naito, the former vice president of Kansai Electric Power Co. (KEPCO), a leading provider of nuclear power, has admitte...

Brazilian state to buy unwanted solar power

29/07/2014 The Brazilian state of Pernambuco has announced that it will buy the electricity from solar projects resulting from its first s...
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World Bank pledges $73m support for Congo hydroelectric plant

28/07/2014 The Democratic Republic of Congo’s plans to build a $12bn hydroelectric facility have received a boost after the World Bank agr...

UK opens bidding for fracking

28/07/2014 The UK is to open bidding for fracking licenses today in a move that aims to significantly expand the scope of shale gas extrac...
Hartmann

Germany grows reliance on balancing market

25/07/2014 Germany is turning more than ever to utilities to help stabilize the country’s electricity grid as it endeavours to manage the ...
Laidlaw

Centrica chief prescribes a halt to offshore wind power for UK

24/07/2014 The chief executive of Centrica says the UK government ought to desist from building offshore wind farms and save £96bn in the ...
CMA UK

Watchdog launches probe into UK electricity market

24/07/2014

An investigation of the UK energy market has been launched by UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

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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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