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

Peter Macios

Corrosion inhibitor tech making an environmental and operational difference

03/09/2015 GE Power and Water recently helped a Russia-based client make big savings in water usage as well as reduce water consumption en...
E.ON building

German plan to close nuclear loophole a blow to utilities

03/09/2015 Germany’s government is attempting to change the law with regard to nuclear liability in order to fund its phasing out of the s...
Tidal power installation

New sensor tech could reduce tidal power costs

02/09/2015

A major cost involved in developing tidal power projects could be reduced thanks to a new type of sensor. 

Rijnmond Energie combined cycle gas turbine power plant

Mothballed Dutch gas-fired power plant up for sale

02/09/2015 The 810 MW Rijnmond Energie combined cycle gas turbine power plant located in Rotterdam has been authorised for sale after enfo...
Moorburg coa-fired power plant

Vattenfall overcomes opposition to open coal plant block

02/09/2015 Swedish utility Vattenfall has finally opened the second block of its new Moorburg coal-fired power station near Hamburg in Ger...

Optimism and warnings over Thailand’s renewable ambitions

01/09/2015

Thailand’s renewable energy ambitions were outlined at the opening session of POWER-GEN Asia in Bangkok today.

Starace

Enel’s clean energy drive recognized in prestigious Fortune magazine award

27/08/2015 Enel's committment to renewable power has saw it named in the top five of Fortune magazine’s Change the World list, a new ranki...
Michael Lewis E.ON

E.ON looks west

27/08/2015

E.ON is strategically focusing on the US in a bid to develop its renewable power business.

Fury at UK plans to cut or scrap renewable feed-in tariffs

27/08/2015 The UK government has today unveiled plans to radically reduce the financial support given to renewables under its feed-in tari...

Hydropower to lead renewables surge in Canada

25/08/2015

Hydropower is predicted to provide half of all Canada’s cumulative installed power generation capacity by 2025.

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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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