Policy & Regulation

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.

Digitalisation is important for utilities of the future

Podcast #4: Digitalisation’s role in the utility of the future

In this episode, we speak with Mike Ballard, Vice President Industry Strategy at Oracle Utilities about Oracle’s take on digitalisation, the impact of COVID-19 and why financial sustainability is so important for utilities in both developed and developing countries.
power sector

Top 3 trends disrupting Asia’s power sector

Asia's power sector has reassessed its energy transition strategies by accelerating utility digital transformation, according to Black & Veatch.
New Zealand Solar

New Zealand’s solar projects key to 2050 goal says GlobalData

The New Zealand government announced solar installations across six of its institutional campuses earlier in July, utilising the NZ$200 million clean-powered public service fund. The projects are to be introduced across selected universities, government and defense buildings, significantly diminishing their carbon footprint.
green electricity

The value of green electricity certificates fall significantly reveals survey

The value of green electricity certificates has fallen significantly, with average values reportedly more than one-third lower than in the previous quarter.
solicitations

New York announces US’ largest combined clean energy solicitations

New York state governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the largest combined clean energy solicitations ever issued in the US.
Georgia

Georgia adopts two key energy efficiency laws

The government of Georgia has adopted two pieces of legislation as part of efforts to accelerate energy efficiency measures and to tackle climate change.
sustainability

Study finds substantial increase in sustainability reporting regulations around the world

A new report assessing the regulatory landscape for sustainability reporting has found that ESG disclosure is now firmly in the mainstream of disclosure on organizational performance.
EU industry

EU reaches consensus on green recovery deal

EU leaders have agreed on a recovery package and the 2021-2027 budget that will help the EU to rebuild after the COVID-19 pandemic and will support investment in the green and digital transitions.
Apple

Apple announces 2030 carbon-neutral goal

Apple has announced a plan to become carbon neutral across its entire business, manufacturing supply chain, and product life cycle by 2030.
energy transition

Discussing e-quality in the context of the energy transition

Eurelectric conducted a study on the energy transition with Enel Foundation and in collaboration with Guidehouse and Cambridge Econometrics.

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