Energy Regulations Articles

  • Autumn Budget 2018:  What key energy policy changes will affect business?

    Despite the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) shock warning about the urgent need to  limit global warming, green energy policy was somewhat lacking in the Autumn 2018 budget. The only environmental headline grabbers were the introduction of a new 'plastic tax' and a £60m ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Energy Dialogues - Supporting the German Federal Government in its energy dialogues with the Us, Canada, Australia and New Zealand - Case Study

    In light of Germany's ambitious goals to secure the success of the "Energiewende" and the global aims related to the energy policy set forth in the Paris agreement, the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) is pursuing to establish close energy policy cooperations with partner ...

  • Smart energy needs smarter regulation

    As Europe’s smart energy community looks forward to coming together at European Utility Week (EUW) 2016 in Barcelona later this year, Global Smart Grid Federation’s Ronnie Belmans looks at how energy regulation could be refocused to the benefit of the industry and consumers. A recent survey of EUW’s Advisory Board Members revealed that almost 70 per cent of them thought that ...


    By Synergy Events

  • The importance of public acceptance to boost Europe’s natural gas projects

    Gastech News: What are the key issues affecting your business within the gas industry today? Thijs Starink: First and foremost, the Groningen earthquakes, which are causing a lot of turmoil in the Netherlands, and have over the last 3 years eroded public acceptance for the gas exploration and production industry. Then, the lower oil and gas prices ...

  • Policies That Sustains Investment, Innovation, and Cooperation Essential for Continued Supply of Energy - Tillerson

    Why Policy Matters When it comes to Energy Policy At the Sixth OPEC International Seminar, there seems to be a common theme among the supermajors on the importance of putting in place sound policy that Sustains Investment, Innovation, and Cooperation. From Rex W. Tillerson Chairman and CEO, Exxon Mobil Corporation speech He said, "Government has a special role to play because they ...

  • Carbon utilization legislation introduced in the senate

    On May 11, 2015, Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) introduced S. 1282 -- a bill to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to require the Secretary of Energy to consider the objective of improving the conversion, use, and storage of carbon dioxide (CO2) produced from fossil fuels in carrying out research ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • How to comply with the ERC Energy Regulations in Kenya in 6 Easy Steps

    It is now just about three years since the enactment of the Energy Efficiency Regulations 2012. Dawn has arrived for high energy consumers (those spending more than 15,000kWh of energy per month) to comply with the regulations. Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has been sending out letters to high energy consumers, informing them of the need to be compliant. Most consumers do not really know ...


    By Eenovators Ltd

  • 10 Questions with Author and Energy Expert Daniel Yergin

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Daniel Yergin is the first recipient of the James Schlesinger Medal for Energy Security -- an award that goes to an individual whose contributions have advanced our understanding of threats, opportunities and policy changes impacting the energy security interests of the United States. The award honors ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Future projections for domestic consumption of dual purpose kerosene in Nigeria

    This paper looks at three socio–economic variables in energy consumption framework for energy planning in Nigeria. The consumption of dual purpose kerosene (DPK) was regressed against the real gross domestic product (GDP), commodity's price, and the lagged variable considering a period of 32 years (1970–2001). A statistical model was developed for the local consumption using partial adjustment ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Looking back to look forward

    In 2014 we are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Institution of Petroleum Technologists, the oldest of the Energy Institute’s predecessor organisations. We will be publishing throughout the year a series of interviews with eminent figures from the world of energy, reflecting on how the past can inform the future. This month, Walt Patterson FEI takes a radical view of ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • A strategic energy technology policy towards 2050: no-regret strategies for European technology push

    As current policy frameworks are expiring soon, the EU is revisiting its energy technology policy for the post-2020 horizon. The main long-run objective for energy technology policy is to foster the achievement of ambitious EU goals for decarbonisation. We discuss how European energy technology policy towards 2050 can be effective despite: 1) uncertain carbon prices; 2) uncertain technological ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Price volatility of natural gas markets case study

    In December 2010, MJB&A completed a report on natural gas price volatility.  This research report gleaned lessons from other markets to determine (1) whether increased exposure to natural gas prices, due to higher consumption, is likely to have a negative impact on the U.S. economy as compared to other regions of the world, and (2) how natural gas price volatility compares to volatility ...

  • Making the most of the EI’s collective knowledge

    The Energy Institute (EI) is currently embarking on a drive to transform the way it utilises the vast knowledge held by its members for the benefit of membership, the wider energy community and society generally. As a membership organisation the EI has a tremendous resource – the knowledge held by its diverse 16,000-strong membership. This network of collective intelligence, skills and ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • The economics of oil and gas supply in the Former Soviet Union

    Supply costs curves for the Former Soviet Union (FSU) are constructed for conventional petroleum, which is defined as conventional oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGL). The supply figures show how petroleum quantities vary with production costs over time. Five resource quality categories, distinguishable according to production costs, are used in the estimation. The quantities are ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • A macroeconomic analysis of electricity consumption in Tunisia: energy policy implications

    Electricity demand forecasting is becoming an essential instrument for energy management policy in a liberalised electricity market. To address the needs, an electricity consumption forecasting model based on macroeconomic factors for Tunisia during the period of 1971 to 2008 has been investigated. A cointegration and error correction model incorporated with causality analysis present an ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Urban energy policy design

    Over 60 per cent of global energy demand is consumed in cities, where roughly half of the world's population lives. Moreover, the urban population is expected to continue increasing rapidly due to growing urbanisation in emerging economies and developing countries, putting cities at the centre of the sustainable energy challenge. Cities can play an important role in the application of sustainable ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Transport and energy consumption in India: the ARDL bound testing approach

    The study attempts to empirically examine the dynamic casual relationships between transport and energy consumption in the case of India using the time series data for the period 1970-2009. This research tests the interrelationship between the variables using the ARDL bound testing to cointegration procedure. The bounds test results indicate that there exists long run relationship between ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Optimal acquisition strategy for China's strategic petroleum reserve: a cost estimation study through dynamic programming

    China is currently establishing a strategic petroleum reserve (SPR) to ensure its energy security. The stated government goal is to build up an SPR equivalent to the amount of 90 days of net oil imports by 2020. To build up an SPR needs a large amount of funds. How to determine the optimal acquisition strategy to reduce the total cost as much as possible is a challenge for China. Furthermore, in ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Conference report: Prospects of a civil nuclear liability authority in the framework of the European Union

    The long-awaited conference on perspectives considering a civil liability authority within the framework of the European Union took place at the premises of the European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels on 17 and 18 June 2010. The conference was jointly organised by the European Commission (DG Energy) and the Brussels Nuclear Law Association, which is the regional branch of the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Risk-reducing problems of the Latvian gas supply

    This paper reviews the energy policy of Latvia as a part of the national economic policy. It describes the legislative situation in the Latvian energy sector, and discusses the measures for energy conservation policy and the tendencies of the main character parameters in the energy sector.Keywords: energy policy, energy consumption, emissions, Latvia, gas supply, Central and Eastern Europe, CEE ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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