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

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EDF announces £1.3bn worth of contracts for Hinkley Point

31/07/2015 EDF has announced a number of contracts for the development of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power project in southwest England.
Abbott

Fresh blow for wind power in Australia

31/07/2015 Another blow has been dealt to the wind power industry in Australia with the news that a Senate committee has advocated new lim...

German onshore wind growth slows

30/07/2015 Germany has installed about one-third less onshore wind power capacity so far this year than during the same period in 2014, ne...
RWE

RWE acquires Slovakian firm

30/07/2015

Germany’s second largest utility, RWE, has been cleared to take over Slovakian firm VSE.

Italian hot weather map

Italy’s hot summer good news for gas-fired power operators

29/07/2015 Italy’s warmest weather in 12 years has provided an unexpected and timely boost for the country’s beleaguered gas-fired power o...
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China’s power consumption and thermal power investment on the rise

29/07/2015 China's power consumption rose 1.3 per cent in the first half of 2015 when compared to the same period for last year while figu...
EU Commission

EU faces coal aid acid test

28/07/2015 The European Union is working hard to reach a consensus between industry and environmental policy in its attempts to phase out ...
BRUSH new manufacturing facility

BRUSH completes $47m manufacturing facility in Shanghai

27/07/2015 As part of a continuing business investment and development strategy, BRUSH, the largest independent manufacturer of turbogener...

MAN opens fourth Caribbean island power plant

27/07/2015

MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced the inauguration of its fourth island power plant for French utility EDF.

Hammerfest Strom tidal array

Tidal power set for growth says report

27/07/2015

Tidal power is set for growth in both the near and medium terms, according to new analysis.  

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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

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...

Blue Earth Resources, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Mansfield Spider Drilling Lease

Blue Earth Resources, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Mansfield Spider Drilling Lease

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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