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 distributed power sector to suffer investment fall

02/09/2014

Investment in the UK’s distributed power market will significantly fall in the next five years according to new research.

Nuclear and wind energies

An interesting experiment on LinkedIn

01/09/2014 From time to time it’s interesting to post news of a success story from one industry into a group which caters for a rival indu...
Nant de Drance storage power plant

Market conditions set to hurt $2.1bn Swiss storage plant

01/09/2014 The 900 MW Nant de Drance storage power plant in Switzerland is set to commence operations in 2018, but its owners fear present...

Gas-fired power dominated UK energy sector in Q2

01/09/2014 A combination of coal-fired power plant outages and falling gas prices saw a surge in gas-fired power in the UK in the second q...
United Kingdom

UK fossil fuel power plummeted in Q1

29/08/2014 The UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change has released statistics showing a big decrease in the amount of power being ge...
Gabcikovo hydro

Slovakian government and Enel clash over power plant maintenance

28/08/2014 The Slovakian government is at odds with the Slovakian unit of Enel SpA. The cabinet is deliberating a document asserting that ...

Policy risk to slow renewables development, IEA warns

28/08/2014 Growth in renewable power deployment is projected to slow worldwide over the next five years unless nations’ policy uncertainty...
Jochen Homann

German regulator advocates continuing use of coal power

28/08/2014 The president of Germany’s Federal Network Agency (BnetzA) says the country must maintain its dependency on coal-fired power in...
Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Jero Wacik

Indonesia passes law to open up geothermal power potential

27/08/2014 The Indonesian government has voted in favour of removing a significant obstacle to developing the country’s geothermal power p...
Mike Winkel of E.ON

E.ON calls for assistance in renewables investment drive

27/08/2014 Germany’s largest utility says it can no longer afford to push large renewable projects on its own and is looking for partnersh...

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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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