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

Interconnections and smart grid vital for flexible Europe power system says report

27/01/2015 The role of interconnectors and smart grid technology in delivering a flexible power system in Europe has been highlighted in a...
Renewables investment grows to $310bn in 2014

Global renewables investment grows to $310bn in 2014

27/01/2015

Global investment in renewables rose by 16 per cent to $310bn in 2014, according to findings released this month.

Wind power turbines

Renewables rose and coal power fell in 2014 - UK report

27/01/2015

The 2014 GB fuel mix was powered by a rise in output from renewable sources as coal-fired generation continued to fall.

CCS

Report advocates binding targets for CCS

27/01/2015 A new EU guideline report delivered by the European Technology Platform for Zero Emissions Power says countries should be given...

Biogas plant in Sweden celebrates world first

27/01/2015 The world’s first large-scale demonstration plant producing biogas via biofuels and forest residues is now supplying gas to the...

Call for energy engineering strategy to be UK election focus

27/01/2015 With 100 days to go until the General Election in the UK, a new study has found that boosting training in engineering should be...
Sunny Rome

Italy ends incentives to solar power producers

27/01/2015

The Italian government has opted to end incentives to the solar power industry.

DNV GL

Q&A briefing – DNV GL energy efficiency surveys

26/01/2015 DNV GL was last week requested by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to undertake analysis of the country’s capacity for energy effici...
Pylon

Global utility companies are too trusting of suppliers

26/01/2015 Global utilities companies need to do more to tackle risks associated with their suppliers, as many have admitted to awarding c...
Obama and Modi in New Delhi

Obama- Modi deal clears way for US nuclear plant investment in India

26/01/2015 A breakthrough brokered during a state visit by President Barack Obama looks set to open the path for US investment in the nucl...

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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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