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

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’...
Alstom building

Alstom to make significant contribution to Chinese nuclear

16/04/2014

Alstom is confident that it will be heavily influential in the development of Chinese nuclear power capacity.

Peter Terium

RWE chief outlines strategy of survival

16/04/2014 The CEO of RWE, Mr Peter Terium provided a blunt analysis of the difficulties his company is facing in 2014 at its AGM at the G...

MENA needs $316bn in five years to meet power demand

16/04/2014 Energy investment of $316bn will be needed in the Middle East and North Africa in the next five years to meet the region’s grow...
Peter Terium

RWE to stick with strategy despite ‘forces pushing against coal’

15/04/2014 A spokesperson for RWE says the company will continue to use lignite coal, despite the growing consensus against coal-fired pow...
Rajendra Pachauri

UN advocates tripling of renewables and nuclear energy

14/04/2014 A report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned that the world needs to drasticall...

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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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