August 1, 2013
The recent victory of the ruling government under the leadership of Shinzo Abe in Japan's Upper House of Parliament (Diet) will boost the economic reform agenda being pursued by the government since it came into power in December 2012.
July 1, 2013
Rising energy costs resulting from Germany's drive to transition to renewables has recently been a matter of concern for the power industry. There has even been international criticism on the subject, with the International Energy Agency (IEA) warning that rising power prices are likely to erode public support for green energy.
February 1, 2013
The creation of an energy infrastructure, particularly electricity grids and pipelines, is key to achieving Europe's 2020 energy goals. One of the goals is to increase the share of renewable energy to 20 per cent of the final energy consumption by 2020, for which a powerful and well-integrated power network is needed to transfer remotely located wind and solar energy to load centres.
January 1, 2013
In a bid to strengthen the National Electricity Rules (NER) that govern operations of the national electricity market, the Australian Electricity Market Commission (AEMC) announced amendments to the same by introducing new rules to regulate electricity network prices in November 2012.
May 1, 2012
During the past few years, the country's power transmission sector has changed significantly. There is growing competition in the sector, and grids and markets are becoming more complex due to increasing interregional transfers, open access and trading.