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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Slovakian government and Enel clash over power plant maintenance

28/08/2014 The Slovakian government is at odds with the Slovakian unit of Enel SpA. The cabinet is deliberating a document asserting that ...

Policy risk to slow renewables development, IEA warns

28/08/2014 Growth in renewable power deployment is projected to slow worldwide over the next five years unless nations’ policy uncertainty...
Jochen Homann

German regulator advocates continuing use of coal power

28/08/2014 The president of Germany’s Federal Network Agency (BnetzA) says the country must maintain its dependency on coal-fired power in...
Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Jero Wacik

Indonesia passes law to open up geothermal power potential

27/08/2014 The Indonesian government has voted in favour of removing a significant obstacle to developing the country’s geothermal power p...
Mike Winkel of E.ON

E.ON calls for assistance in renewables investment drive

27/08/2014 Germany’s largest utility says it can no longer afford to push large renewable projects on its own and is looking for partnersh...

Tepco to sell power outside home turf

27/08/2014 In what has been termed a shake-up in Japan’s power market, Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) has announced plans to sell electri...

Poles support nuclear in move away from coal

27/08/2014

Over half of Poland’s citizens support the nation’s new nuclear power programme, a government survey has found.

A closing window of opportunity

26/08/2014

As the UK reforms its electricity market, it must also recognize and close its storage gap.

ADR is key to solving Europe's energy challenges

26/08/2014 ADR offers utilities a low-carbon method of stabilizing the grid and accommodating peaks in demand quickly, effectively and che...

Walking the torque

26/08/2014 Howard Barnes of MAN Diesel & Turbo tells Kelvin Ross why he believes the power sector is on the verge of a gas engine boom.

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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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