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News and analysis concerning energy sector regulatory changes, bills, laws, utility compliance issues and shifts in government structure and policy. Project finance, energy sector surveys and reports on energy market trends, business risks and opportunities, together with information on cross border transmission and distribution is included.

PowerGen Renewable Energy

New deal to expand energy access in Africa

PowerGen Renewable Energy has acquired a subsidiary of E.ON to improve energy access in Africa through accelerating the development of microgrids.
DoE advanced transport

DoE announces $59 million in funding for advanced vehicle research

US Department of Energy Under-Secretary of Energy Mark W. Menezes has announced $59 million for 43 projects for new and innovative advanced vehicle technologies research.
Europe Wind

New Jersey approves state wind energy council (WIND)

New Jersey governor Phil Murphy has signed Executive Order No. 79 to establish a Council for the Wind Innovation and New Development (WIND) Institute, charged with developing and implementing a plan for New Jersey’s burgeoning offshore wind industry.
STEM

US women do not feel encouraged to pursue STEM careers...

The results of a study conducted to understand the skilled workforce gap within the STEM industries and how the gap can be addressed are out.
sdgS

Get with the goals: corporate reporting on the SDGs

The SDGs represent the first time that the private sector was included as a partner with a key role in reaching the goals.
energy package

Webinar: EU Energy package for the future utility

Join our webinar as we explore the energy transition and how these directives are enabling a new energy dynamic in Europe
argentina

Argentina inaugurates its largest solar plant

A 100.1MWp solar plant in Cafayate, Salta province in Argentina has been launched.
Ofgem suppliers

Ofgem takes firm steps in ensuring compliance

UK energy regulator Ofgem has appointed Big Six company EDF Energy to take over the customer-base of Solarplicity, which ceased trading during the week of 11 August. The regulator also recently revoked supplier URE Energy’s electricity licence for failing to meet renewables obligations.
smart home controlleres

US portfolio of smart home controllers to reach 14 million

The number of smart home controllers to be sold in the US to reach 14 million by 2024.
Climate change minister

UK appoints new minister for climate change

He has been appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, and has served as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Northern Ireland since October 2017.

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