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

Gunter Oettinger

Key talking points come to fore ahead of EU energy summit

22/10/2014 The spectre of Russian gas, quota transfers and the fears of energy intensive industry are the major issues ahead of the EU 203...

China wind sector to post record growth

22/10/2014

China’s wind sector is set to post record growth this year despite persistent challenges, new analysis has found.

Yoichi Miyazawa

New minister says ‘safe’ nuclear reactors will be re-started in Japan

21/10/2014 Japan’s new Trade minister, Yoichi Miyazawa, says he will continue with the policy of re-starting nuclear reactors that are dee...
Vestas V100

Vestas plans new inroads in Chinese wind market

21/10/2014 Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas is strategizing to increase its market penetration in China, where it currently lags be...
EnAppSys Capacity Margin

Return of high winds set to boost UK capacity margin

20/10/2014 The fire that saw half of the Didcot B power plant taken off the grid this week will not threaten the UK’s energy security as h...
Swansea tidal power project

Tidal lagoon could generate 8 per cent of UK’s electricity

20/10/2014 One of Britain’s largest insurers has announced its intention to invest over £1bn ($1.6bn) in the construction of a tidal lagoo...
IEA

IEA predicts significant African gas-fired power growth

20/10/2014 The International Energy Agency (IEA) said in its first Africa Energy Outlook this week that it expects the continent's electri...

Chile to encourage joint energy investments by companies and communities

17/10/2014 Chile's energy ministry is to send a draft law to Congress designed to encourage association between the nation's utilities and...

Last stretch of transmission line finished in Costa Rica

17/10/2014 The Costa Rican Institute of Electricity (ICE) has finished the pending works for the transmission line of the Central American...

Chile seeks new hydro projects after HidroAysen cancellation

16/10/2014 The news story of the year in Chile's energy plans was undoubtedly the cancellation of the HidroAysen megaproject, which aimed ...

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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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