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

Marie Donnelly

Commission director emphasises energy efficiency role in Horizon

18/12/2014 Opportunities for district heating and cooling in the Energy Efficiency section of the Horizon 2020 Energy Challenge were prese...

Micro-CHP 'underperforming' in Europe, says report

18/12/2014 Despite the technology’s potential for energy savings, micro-CHP is 'underperforming’ in European markets, a new report has fou...
Werner Faymann

Austrian PM in renewed protest against British nuclear

18/12/2014 The inclusion of significant nuclear power projects by the UK in an ambitious European Union investment plan has drawn the ire ...
Nuclear plant

Germany seeks $21bn to fund nuclear ‘bad bank’

17/12/2014 The German government is to set up a fund into which nuclear power generators would pay $21.2bn to ensure the long-term costs o...

US Commerce department slaps tariffs on Chinese solar

17/12/2014 The US Commerce department has found that Chinese producers were selling below the cost of manufacture and benefiting from stat...

Still a risky proposition

16/12/2014

As the first steps are taken toward large-scale energy storage, complex technology and market considerations emerge.

Life in the fast lane

16/12/2014 Many of the traditional notions of fast-track power are being turned on their heads by the demands of power-hungry nations and ...

Lubrication challenges for the biogas industry

16/12/2014

The role of lubricants in optimizing gas engines is vital as the biogas industry grows in importance.

Peru limits renewable energy in future plans

16/12/2014

Renewable energy will not play a key role in the government of Peru's National Energy Plan for the 2014-2025 period.

Chile seeks China's helping hand to boost its energy sector

16/12/2014 Chile's government has expressed its serious intention to strengthen ties with China in an effort to drive energy projects.&nbs...

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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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