Policy & Regulation

News and analysis concerning policy & regulation in the energy sector, including regulatory changes, bills, laws, utility compliance issues and shifts in government structure and policy. This includes project finance, energy sector surveys and reports on energy market trends, business risks and opportunities, together with information on cross border transmission and distribution.

utilities

How cities and utilities are prioritising technology to address challenges

US cities and utilities continue to adapt to pressing issues, such as aging infrastructure, natural disasters and the growing desire to incorporate renewables.
energy system gender equality

A just energy transition must not deepen poverty and inequality

A new working paper by Dr Tracy Ledger, A Just Distribution, argues that: 'A better understanding of the linkages between distribution and socioeconomic development is critical to our ability to design and implement a genuinely just energy system.
energy sector

BNEF’s top ten predictions for the energy sector in 2021

Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) has released its top ten predictions for the energy sector in 2021.
climate change

How the energy sector is helping private and public sectors achieve...

Climate change is a business-critical issue facing every organisation. For corporate players, addressing this need requires radical reinvention of business models, open collaboration, and sustainability-driven technology choices.
energy professionals

Global Energy Talent Index reveals industry perspective around COVID-19

A new study released by Airswift says that power professionals remain optimistic for the sector’s prospects in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic
decarbonisation

The world commits a record $501.3 billion to decarbonisation in 2020

the world committed a record $501.3 billion to decarbonisation in 2020, beating the previous year by 9% despite the economic disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

P2P energy trading blockchain solution developed by Mitsubishi Electric

Mitsubishi Electric and Tokyo Institute of Technology have developed a new blockchain technology for peer-to-peer (P2P) energy trading.
green hydrogen

BEIS funding to help UK distilleries explore green hydrogen applications

The European Marine Energy Centre is collaborating with distilleries to investigate green hydrogen heating as a clean fuel solution for decarbonisation.
Minnesota Power plan

Minnesota Power announces clean energy transition plan

US utility Minnessota Power has announced its EnergyForward strategy, the company’s clean energy transition vision.
total

Total pulls out of American Petroleum Institute over climate goals

French multinational energy company Total has withdrawn its membership within the American Petroleum Institute (API).

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