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

Tamil Nadu sets solar power prices in attempt to revive sector

19/09/2014 In an attempt to encourage investment in its flagging solar sector, the Indian state of Tamil Nadu has set prices for solar pho...

Scottish tidal energy firm signs $82m PPA

19/09/2014 Scottish tidal energy firm MeyGen has signed a 10-year, £50m ($82m) power purchase agreement with independent energy company Sm...

Energy sector relief as Scots vote ‘No’ to independence

19/09/2014 Victory for the ‘No’ vote in yesterday’s referendum on Scottish independence has removed major questions marks over the future ...

Scottish ‘yes’ vote could derail renewables investment says report

18/09/2014 As Scotland goes to the polls to decide whether to remain in the UK or become an independent nation, a report published this we...

EDF boss warns staff over Scotland independence

17/09/2014 Vincent de Rivaz, the boss of EDF Energy in the UK, has urged his staff in Scotland to think of the company’s interests when th...

Global demand response capacity to reach 196 GW by 2023

17/09/2014 The total worldwide capacity of demand response programmes is expected to grow from 30.8 GW in 2014 to more than 196.6 GW by 20...

China tops renewables investment poll but UK slips down

16/09/2014

China is now the top destination for renewables investment in the world according to an influential poll published today.

Is public acceptance a business risk for the nuclear industry?

12/09/2014 Having spent a day at the World Nuclear Association’s (WNA) annual Symposium in London, this reporter came away with the view t...

Pakistan's third private hydro project underway

12/09/2014

Pakistan’s third privately-developed hydropower project is underway with the award of a contract for owner’s engineer.

“Sustainability is about more than CO2 – it’s about economic growth”

11/09/2014

The boss of a Malaysian power firm today said that “sustainability is about more than CO2 – it’s about economic growth”.

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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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