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

Europe via satellite

Only three countries set to reach EU energy savings directive

23/04/2014 Just three EU countries are on track to hit mandatory energy savings targets, according to a new report on implementation of th...

UK unveils eight renewable projects under new market regime

23/04/2014 The UK government today unveiled eight renewable energy projects which it is backing under its new Electricity Market Reform st...
Geothermal power

Geothermal power installations reach 17-year high

23/04/2014 The drive by developing nations towards using cleaner sources of energy has seen geothermal power generation installations grow...
Henri Proglio

EDF in joint venture for new generation coal-fired plant

22/04/2014 EDF has joined forces with China Datang Corporation to operate an ultra-supercritical coal-fired power plant at Fuzhou in south...
Li Keqiang

China reinforces clean energy message

22/04/2014 Already the world’s biggest investor in renewable power generation, China has emphasised that focus with a renewed statement of...

Fuel savings versus capital costs

17/04/2014

Finding the optimal balance between capital cost and profit from operations is vital for improvements to cycle efficiency.

Building a head of steam

17/04/2014

We ask some of the steam turbine sector's major OEMs about growth markets and the impact of renewables.

Industry Highlights

17/04/2014

As we enter the second quarter and into springtime a couple of good news coal stories caught my eye - a rarity these days.

CCS

English CCS scheme granted €300m from Brussels

17/04/2014 The European Union has granted €300m ($415m) towards the development of a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in North Yor...
NPP

Germany may have to pay back $3bn to nuclear utilities

16/04/2014 Another court ruling has found against the German government for decisions made, which had a detrimental effect on the country’...

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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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