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.

carbon capture

Carbon capture technology faces a difficult few years

A new report from IDTechEx explores the technical and commercial factors that are key to ensuring the success of the carbon capture industry.
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Asia Pacific governments increasingly looking to floating offshore wind power

A new study released by research firm Wood Mackenzie, states that floating offshore could be the next frontier in wind power development in Asia Pacific.

Exelon separates utility entities into two companies to better serve customers

Exelon Corp to separate into two publicly traded companies to best serve customers and sustain long-term investment and operating excellence.
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Recommendations for BMW Group to meet 2030 carbon emissions reduction target

Automaker BMW Group aims to reduce supply chain greenhouse gas emissions per vehicle by 20% from 2019 levels by 2030.

IRENA and UN’s FAO to accelerate renewables adoption

IRENA and United Nation's FAO to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy technologies in agri-food, fisheries and forestry chains.
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1 million smart meter milestone in Australia and New Zealand

Surging solar and behind the meter services are driving smart meters across electricity markets, Antipodes utility services company Intellihub reports.
renewable energy

US’ renewable energy production reaches all-time high in 2020

Renewable energy generation reached an all-time high in 2020 and provided more than a fifth of the nation's electrical output.

Global smart grid development through 2024

The global smart grid market is expected to reach $70 billion by 2024, according to a study released by Global Market Insights.

Grupo ICE exceeds 475,000 smart meter rollout in Costa Rica

Costa Rica state electricity and telco provider Grupo ICE had 475,979 smart meters in use at December 2020.
Jennifer M. Granholm

Jennifer M. Granholm to lead the US Department of Energy

Jennifer M. Granholm was sworn in as the 16th Secretary of Energy by the US vice president Kamala Harris, following a broad bipartisan confirmation vote of 64-35 in the United States Senate.

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