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.

Scientific research

Extreme E announces scientific partnership with Enel Foundation

Extreme E, the pioneering electric off-road racing series, has announced that the Enel Foundation is to become its Founding Scientific Partner.
energy poverty

Will EC’s Renovation Wave turn the tide on energy poverty?

The EU strategy could be instrumental is tackling Europe’s long-standing problem of energy poverty and its many associated issues.
pandemic green transition

What if the pandemic accelerated the green transition?

“I think what we’re seeing now is a real commitment to use the energy transition as a means to come out of the pandemic in a more positive way.”

What If Series: Virtual Keynote – What if the global pandemic...

The Keynote Panel will debate to what extent Europe can and will deliver on its promises, which underpin the energy transition.
renewable power

Corporates to account for 20% of new utility-scale renewables projects in...

Corporate procurement will account for 20% of utility-scale renewable power additions by 2030—far ahead rest of the world.
wind capacity

The UK to install 1.3GW of new wind capacity this winter...

Forecasts using Cornwall Insight's Renewables pipeline tracker report shows that a total of 1.3GW of new wind capacity could come online in the UK this winter.

Energy efficiency – the often ‘forgotten’ option in the energy transition

Energy efficiency measures need more investment and innovation to accelerate their implementation, DNV GL argues in its latest ‘Transition Faster’ report.
climate change

Drought, flood and fire: planning for a changing climate

Water utilities reassessing assumptions about system resilience due to the effects of extreme weather associated with climate change.
Ukraine Poland coal

Poland and Ukraine move away from coal with World Bank aid

Coal-reliant regions in Ukraine are expected to transition away from fossil fuel and adopt new low-carbon energy resources using lessons learned by and measures adopted by Poland.
africa energy forum

Digital Energy Festival update – AEF begins today!

The first leg of the Digital Energy Festival begins today with the Africa Energy Forum (AEF). Join us for over 100 sessions and unlimited networking with Africa’s energy community.

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