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The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404134_text Global Legal Monitor: Brazil: National Council of Justice Launches Campaign for the Rational Use of Resources http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403993_text Energy; Environmental protection; Judiciary; Natural resources - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 23 May 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403993_text Global Legal Monitor: Brazil: Pre-Paid Electricity Regulated http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403985_text Energy; Energy revenues and royalties - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 21 May 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403985_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union: New Measures Adopted on Shale Gas Initiative http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403843_text Energy; Environmental protection; Oil and gas - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403843_text Global Legal Monitor: Gambia: National Assembly Approves Renewable Energy Legislation by Unanimous Vote http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403796_text Energy; Energy efficiency and conservation; Taxation - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 18 Dec 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403796_text Global Legal Monitor: Indonesia: Regulation Mandates Proportion of Biodiesel in Diesel Fuel http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403720_text Energy; Natural resources - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403720_text Global Legal Monitor: Sri Lanka: Plan to Amend Electricity Act http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403534_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 01 Apr 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403534_text Global Legal Monitor: India; Sri Lanka: Talks on an Agreement to Strengthen Nuclear Cooperation http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403369_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 16 Oct 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403369_text Global Legal Monitor: Japan: Law to Establish Nuclear Regulatory Commission http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403280_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 13 Aug 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403280_text Global Legal Monitor: Indonesia: New Pricing Regulations for Biomass Power Plants http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403243_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 16 Jul 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403243_text Global Legal Monitor: Italy: Nuclear Power http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402821_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 03 Oct 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402821_text Global Legal Monitor: France: Energy from Renewable Sources and Bio-Fuels http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402830_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 03 Oct 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402830_text Global Legal Monitor: Ghana: Local Content Likely to Be Required in Energy Sector http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402646_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 26 Apr 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402646_text Global Legal Monitor: Italy: Renewable Energy Law Adopted http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402587_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 25 Mar 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402587_text Global Legal Monitor: International Atomic Energy Agency: Role in Japan's Nuclear Crisis and in Revising International Standards on Nuclear Safety http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402578_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 22 Mar 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402578_text Global Legal Monitor: China: Suspension of Nuclear Reactor Building Plans Pending Safety Standards' Revision http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402582_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 22 Mar 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402582_text Global Legal Monitor: Taiwan: Safety Precautions Instituted in Light of Fukushima Crisis http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402577_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 18 Mar 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402577_text Global Legal Monitor: Bangladesh; Russian Federation: Agreement to Build Nuclear Power Plant http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402569_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 15 Mar 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402569_text Global Legal Monitor: Poland: Nuclear Power Plant Law to Be Revised http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402548_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 01 Mar 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402548_text Global Legal Monitor: Germany: Parliament Extends Life of Nuclear Power Plants http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402400_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 29 Nov 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402400_text Global Legal Monitor: United Nations: Two More Countries Put in Force IAEA Additional Protocols to Nuclear Safeguard Agreements http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402263_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 22 Sep 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402263_text Global Legal Monitor: Norway; United States: Comparative Study of Drilling Regulations Issued http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402238_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 15 Sep 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402238_text Global Legal Monitor: Germany: Solar Energy Encouragements Reduced http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402227_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Anderung des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 1170, amending Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Oct. 25, 2008, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 2074, updated version available at... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 10 Sep 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402227_text Global Legal Monitor: Taiwan: Government Plan to Focus on Solar Energy Development http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402166_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Anderung des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 1170, amending Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Oct. 25, 2008, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 2074, updated version available at Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced on July 21, 2010, that it will support development of the photovoltaic industry ahead of all other forms of alternative energy. The measures it has already formulated... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 16 Aug 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402166_text Global Legal Monitor: Ghana: Petroleum Revenue Management Bill Discussed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402155_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Anderung des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 1170, amending Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Oct. 25, 2008, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 2074, updated version available at Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced on July 21, 2010, that it will support development of the photovoltaic industry ahead of all other forms of alternative energy. The measures it has already formulated It was reported on August 9, 2010, that a two-day workshop on the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill, which is currently under consideration by the 230member unicameral Ghanaian Parliament, was conducted for Members of Parliament and civil... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 11 Aug 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402155_text Global Legal Monitor: Brazil: New State Petroleum Company Created http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402142_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Anderung des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 1170, amending Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Oct. 25, 2008, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 2074, updated version available at Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced on July 21, 2010, that it will support development of the photovoltaic industry ahead of all other forms of alternative energy. The measures it has already formulated It was reported on August 9, 2010, that a two-day workshop on the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill, which is currently under consideration by the 230member unicameral Ghanaian Parliament, was conducted for Members of Parliament and civil On August 2, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva sanctioned a bill that created a new state petroleum company, Pr;-Sal Petroleo S.A. The new government company will be subordinate to the Ministry of Mines... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 05 Aug 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402142_text Global Legal Monitor: India: Compensation System for Nuclear Accidents http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402049_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Anderung des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 1170, amending Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Oct. 25, 2008, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 2074, updated version available at Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced on July 21, 2010, that it will support development of the photovoltaic industry ahead of all other forms of alternative energy. The measures it has already formulated It was reported on August 9, 2010, that a two-day workshop on the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill, which is currently under consideration by the 230member unicameral Ghanaian Parliament, was conducted for Members of Parliament and civil On August 2, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva sanctioned a bill that created a new state petroleum company, Pr;-Sal Petroleo S.A. The new government company will be subordinate to the Ministry of Mines The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010, introduced in India's Parliament on May 7, 2010, aims to establish a compensation system for nuclear accidents. India is required to enact legislation on such compensation to fully... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 17 Jun 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402049_text Global Legal Monitor: China: State Council Circulates Opinions in Promoting Energy Management Contracts http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401943_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Anderung des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 1170, amending Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Oct. 25, 2008, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 2074, updated version available at Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced on July 21, 2010, that it will support development of the photovoltaic industry ahead of all other forms of alternative energy. The measures it has already formulated It was reported on August 9, 2010, that a two-day workshop on the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill, which is currently under consideration by the 230member unicameral Ghanaian Parliament, was conducted for Members of Parliament and civil On August 2, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva sanctioned a bill that created a new state petroleum company, Pr;-Sal Petroleo S.A. The new government company will be subordinate to the Ministry of Mines The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010, introduced in India's Parliament on May 7, 2010, aims to establish a compensation system for nuclear accidents. India is required to enact legislation on such compensation to fully On April 2, 2010, the General Office of China's State Council circulated the Opinions on Accelerating the Implementation of Energy Management Contracts to Promote the Development of the Energy Service Industry (hereinafter Opinions) (Guo Ban Fa... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 23 Apr 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401943_text Global Legal Monitor: China: Renewable Energy Law Amended http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401752_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Anderung des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 1170, amending Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Oct. 25, 2008, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 2074, updated version available at Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced on July 21, 2010, that it will support development of the photovoltaic industry ahead of all other forms of alternative energy. The measures it has already formulated It was reported on August 9, 2010, that a two-day workshop on the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill, which is currently under consideration by the 230member unicameral Ghanaian Parliament, was conducted for Members of Parliament and civil On August 2, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva sanctioned a bill that created a new state petroleum company, Pr;-Sal Petroleo S.A. The new government company will be subordinate to the Ministry of Mines The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010, introduced in India's Parliament on May 7, 2010, aims to establish a compensation system for nuclear accidents. India is required to enact legislation on such compensation to fully On April 2, 2010, the General Office of China's State Council circulated the Opinions on Accelerating the Implementation of Energy Management Contracts to Promote the Development of the Energy Service Industry (hereinafter Opinions) (Guo Ban Fa On December 26, 2009, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China (PRC) adopted an amendment to the Renewable Energy Law, which was first passed on February 28, 2005, and... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 31 Dec 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401752_text Global Legal Monitor: Taiwan: Renewable Energy Law and Amendment of Energy Management Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401512_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Anderung des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 1170, amending Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Oct. 25, 2008, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 2074, updated version available at Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced on July 21, 2010, that it will support development of the photovoltaic industry ahead of all other forms of alternative energy. The measures it has already formulated It was reported on August 9, 2010, that a two-day workshop on the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill, which is currently under consideration by the 230member unicameral Ghanaian Parliament, was conducted for Members of Parliament and civil On August 2, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva sanctioned a bill that created a new state petroleum company, Pr;-Sal Petroleo S.A. The new government company will be subordinate to the Ministry of Mines The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010, introduced in India's Parliament on May 7, 2010, aims to establish a compensation system for nuclear accidents. India is required to enact legislation on such compensation to fully On April 2, 2010, the General Office of China's State Council circulated the Opinions on Accelerating the Implementation of Energy Management Contracts to Promote the Development of the Energy Service Industry (hereinafter Opinions) (Guo Ban Fa On December 26, 2009, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China (PRC) adopted an amendment to the Renewable Energy Law, which was first passed on February 28, 2005, and On July 8, 2009, Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou promulgated the Statute for Renewable Energy Development. On the same day, the Energy Management Law (issued and in force on August 8, 1980) was amended. Both laws form... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 24 Aug 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401512_text Global Legal Monitor: Taiwan: Amendments to Energy Law Adopted to Heighten Compliance with Energy Efficiency Requirements http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401361_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Anderung des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 1170, amending Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Oct. 25, 2008, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 2074, updated version available at Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced on July 21, 2010, that it will support development of the photovoltaic industry ahead of all other forms of alternative energy. The measures it has already formulated It was reported on August 9, 2010, that a two-day workshop on the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill, which is currently under consideration by the 230member unicameral Ghanaian Parliament, was conducted for Members of Parliament and civil On August 2, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva sanctioned a bill that created a new state petroleum company, Pr;-Sal Petroleo S.A. The new government company will be subordinate to the Ministry of Mines The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010, introduced in India's Parliament on May 7, 2010, aims to establish a compensation system for nuclear accidents. India is required to enact legislation on such compensation to fully On April 2, 2010, the General Office of China's State Council circulated the Opinions on Accelerating the Implementation of Energy Management Contracts to Promote the Development of the Energy Service Industry (hereinafter Opinions) (Guo Ban Fa On December 26, 2009, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China (PRC) adopted an amendment to the Renewable Energy Law, which was first passed on February 28, 2005, and On July 8, 2009, Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou promulgated the Statute for Renewable Energy Development. On the same day, the Energy Management Law (issued and in force on August 8, 1980) was amended. Both laws form The Legislative Yuan passed amendments to Taiwan's Energy Management Act on June 9, 2009. The revision of the Act is the least controversial among the three pieces of energy legislation being promoted by the government; the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 16 Jun 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401361_text Global Legal Monitor: Colombia; Honduras: Agreement on Biofuels Signed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401210_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Anderung des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 1170, amending Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Oct. 25, 2008, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 2074, updated version available at Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced on July 21, 2010, that it will support development of the photovoltaic industry ahead of all other forms of alternative energy. The measures it has already formulated It was reported on August 9, 2010, that a two-day workshop on the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill, which is currently under consideration by the 230member unicameral Ghanaian Parliament, was conducted for Members of Parliament and civil On August 2, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva sanctioned a bill that created a new state petroleum company, Pr;-Sal Petroleo S.A. The new government company will be subordinate to the Ministry of Mines The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010, introduced in India's Parliament on May 7, 2010, aims to establish a compensation system for nuclear accidents. India is required to enact legislation on such compensation to fully On April 2, 2010, the General Office of China's State Council circulated the Opinions on Accelerating the Implementation of Energy Management Contracts to Promote the Development of the Energy Service Industry (hereinafter Opinions) (Guo Ban Fa On December 26, 2009, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China (PRC) adopted an amendment to the Renewable Energy Law, which was first passed on February 28, 2005, and On July 8, 2009, Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou promulgated the Statute for Renewable Energy Development. On the same day, the Energy Management Law (issued and in force on August 8, 1980) was amended. Both laws form The Legislative Yuan passed amendments to Taiwan's Energy Management Act on June 9, 2009. The revision of the Act is the least controversial among the three pieces of energy legislation being promoted by the government; the On March 16, 2009, Presidents Manuel Zelaya of Honduras and Alvaro Uribe of Colombia signed a complementary agreement to the Basic Technical Cooperation Agreement of 1980, on technical cooperation in biofuels. They also inaugurated the construction... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 13 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401210_text Global Legal Monitor: Sri Lanka: Electricity Bill Passed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401095_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Anderung des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 1170, amending Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Oct. 25, 2008, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 2074, updated version available at Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced on July 21, 2010, that it will support development of the photovoltaic industry ahead of all other forms of alternative energy. The measures it has already formulated It was reported on August 9, 2010, that a two-day workshop on the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill, which is currently under consideration by the 230member unicameral Ghanaian Parliament, was conducted for Members of Parliament and civil On August 2, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva sanctioned a bill that created a new state petroleum company, Pr;-Sal Petroleo S.A. The new government company will be subordinate to the Ministry of Mines The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010, introduced in India's Parliament on May 7, 2010, aims to establish a compensation system for nuclear accidents. India is required to enact legislation on such compensation to fully On April 2, 2010, the General Office of China's State Council circulated the Opinions on Accelerating the Implementation of Energy Management Contracts to Promote the Development of the Energy Service Industry (hereinafter Opinions) (Guo Ban Fa On December 26, 2009, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China (PRC) adopted an amendment to the Renewable Energy Law, which was first passed on February 28, 2005, and On July 8, 2009, Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou promulgated the Statute for Renewable Energy Development. On the same day, the Energy Management Law (issued and in force on August 8, 1980) was amended. Both laws form The Legislative Yuan passed amendments to Taiwan's Energy Management Act on June 9, 2009. The revision of the Act is the least controversial among the three pieces of energy legislation being promoted by the government; the On March 16, 2009, Presidents Manuel Zelaya of Honduras and Alvaro Uribe of Colombia signed a complementary agreement to the Basic Technical Cooperation Agreement of 1980, on technical cooperation in biofuels. They also inaugurated the construction A new bill on electrical power was passed by the Sri Lankan Parliament on March 3, 2009. The vote was 109 to 40, amid controversy over its provisions. Unions representing workers at the Ceylon Electricity Board... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 10 Mar 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401095_text Global Legal Monitor: China: Government Subsidy for Energy-Saving and Alternative-Energy Vehicles http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401044_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Anderung des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 1170, amending Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Oct. 25, 2008, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 2074, updated version available at Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced on July 21, 2010, that it will support development of the photovoltaic industry ahead of all other forms of alternative energy. The measures it has already formulated It was reported on August 9, 2010, that a two-day workshop on the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill, which is currently under consideration by the 230member unicameral Ghanaian Parliament, was conducted for Members of Parliament and civil On August 2, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva sanctioned a bill that created a new state petroleum company, Pr;-Sal Petroleo S.A. The new government company will be subordinate to the Ministry of Mines The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010, introduced in India's Parliament on May 7, 2010, aims to establish a compensation system for nuclear accidents. India is required to enact legislation on such compensation to fully On April 2, 2010, the General Office of China's State Council circulated the Opinions on Accelerating the Implementation of Energy Management Contracts to Promote the Development of the Energy Service Industry (hereinafter Opinions) (Guo Ban Fa On December 26, 2009, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China (PRC) adopted an amendment to the Renewable Energy Law, which was first passed on February 28, 2005, and On July 8, 2009, Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou promulgated the Statute for Renewable Energy Development. On the same day, the Energy Management Law (issued and in force on August 8, 1980) was amended. Both laws form The Legislative Yuan passed amendments to Taiwan's Energy Management Act on June 9, 2009. The revision of the Act is the least controversial among the three pieces of energy legislation being promoted by the government; the On March 16, 2009, Presidents Manuel Zelaya of Honduras and Alvaro Uribe of Colombia signed a complementary agreement to the Basic Technical Cooperation Agreement of 1980, on technical cooperation in biofuels. They also inaugurated the construction A new bill on electrical power was passed by the Sri Lankan Parliament on March 3, 2009. The vote was 109 to 40, amid controversy over its provisions. Unions representing workers at the Ceylon Electricity Board On January 23, 2009, China's Ministries of Finance and of Science and Technology jointly issued the Provisional Measures on the Management of Government Subsidies for Energy-Saving and Alternative-Energy Vehicles. These Measures are applicable in 13 large... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 27 Feb 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401044_text Global Legal Monitor: Nigeria: Petroleum Industry Bill Considered http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540956_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Anderung des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 1170, amending Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Oct. 25, 2008, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 2074, updated version available at Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced on July 21, 2010, that it will support development of the photovoltaic industry ahead of all other forms of alternative energy. The measures it has already formulated It was reported on August 9, 2010, that a two-day workshop on the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill, which is currently under consideration by the 230member unicameral Ghanaian Parliament, was conducted for Members of Parliament and civil On August 2, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva sanctioned a bill that created a new state petroleum company, Pr;-Sal Petroleo S.A. The new government company will be subordinate to the Ministry of Mines The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010, introduced in India's Parliament on May 7, 2010, aims to establish a compensation system for nuclear accidents. India is required to enact legislation on such compensation to fully On April 2, 2010, the General Office of China's State Council circulated the Opinions on Accelerating the Implementation of Energy Management Contracts to Promote the Development of the Energy Service Industry (hereinafter Opinions) (Guo Ban Fa On December 26, 2009, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China (PRC) adopted an amendment to the Renewable Energy Law, which was first passed on February 28, 2005, and On July 8, 2009, Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou promulgated the Statute for Renewable Energy Development. On the same day, the Energy Management Law (issued and in force on August 8, 1980) was amended. Both laws form The Legislative Yuan passed amendments to Taiwan's Energy Management Act on June 9, 2009. The revision of the Act is the least controversial among the three pieces of energy legislation being promoted by the government; the On March 16, 2009, Presidents Manuel Zelaya of Honduras and Alvaro Uribe of Colombia signed a complementary agreement to the Basic Technical Cooperation Agreement of 1980, on technical cooperation in biofuels. They also inaugurated the construction A new bill on electrical power was passed by the Sri Lankan Parliament on March 3, 2009. The vote was 109 to 40, amid controversy over its provisions. Unions representing workers at the Ceylon Electricity Board On January 23, 2009, China's Ministries of Finance and of Science and Technology jointly issued the Provisional Measures on the Management of Government Subsidies for Energy-Saving and Alternative-Energy Vehicles. These Measures are applicable in 13 large The Nigerian National Assembly is considering a bill, An Act to Establish the Legal and Regulatory Framework, Institutions and Regulatory Authorities for the Nigerian Petroleum Industry, which seeks to restructure the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 27 Jan 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540956_text Global Legal Monitor: China: Recycling Economy Promotion Law to Take Effect http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540800_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Anderung des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 1170, amending Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Oct. 25, 2008, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 2074, updated version available at Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced on July 21, 2010, that it will support development of the photovoltaic industry ahead of all other forms of alternative energy. The measures it has already formulated It was reported on August 9, 2010, that a two-day workshop on the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill, which is currently under consideration by the 230member unicameral Ghanaian Parliament, was conducted for Members of Parliament and civil On August 2, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva sanctioned a bill that created a new state petroleum company, Pr;-Sal Petroleo S.A. The new government company will be subordinate to the Ministry of Mines The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010, introduced in India's Parliament on May 7, 2010, aims to establish a compensation system for nuclear accidents. India is required to enact legislation on such compensation to fully On April 2, 2010, the General Office of China's State Council circulated the Opinions on Accelerating the Implementation of Energy Management Contracts to Promote the Development of the Energy Service Industry (hereinafter Opinions) (Guo Ban Fa On December 26, 2009, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China (PRC) adopted an amendment to the Renewable Energy Law, which was first passed on February 28, 2005, and On July 8, 2009, Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou promulgated the Statute for Renewable Energy Development. On the same day, the Energy Management Law (issued and in force on August 8, 1980) was amended. Both laws form The Legislative Yuan passed amendments to Taiwan's Energy Management Act on June 9, 2009. The revision of the Act is the least controversial among the three pieces of energy legislation being promoted by the government; the On March 16, 2009, Presidents Manuel Zelaya of Honduras and Alvaro Uribe of Colombia signed a complementary agreement to the Basic Technical Cooperation Agreement of 1980, on technical cooperation in biofuels. They also inaugurated the construction A new bill on electrical power was passed by the Sri Lankan Parliament on March 3, 2009. The vote was 109 to 40, amid controversy over its provisions. Unions representing workers at the Ceylon Electricity Board On January 23, 2009, China's Ministries of Finance and of Science and Technology jointly issued the Provisional Measures on the Management of Government Subsidies for Energy-Saving and Alternative-Energy Vehicles. These Measures are applicable in 13 large The Nigerian National Assembly is considering a bill, An Act to Establish the Legal and Regulatory Framework, Institutions and Regulatory Authorities for the Nigerian Petroleum Industry, which seeks to restructure the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) The Recycling Economy Promotion Law (also translated as the "Circular Economy Promotion Law") was recently passed by the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) and will take effect on January 1, 2009. The... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 25 Nov 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540800_text Global Legal Monitor: Mexico: Historic Reform of Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) and Approval of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Bills http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540763_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Anderung des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 1170, amending Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Oct. 25, 2008, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 2074, updated version available at Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced on July 21, 2010, that it will support development of the photovoltaic industry ahead of all other forms of alternative energy. The measures it has already formulated It was reported on August 9, 2010, that a two-day workshop on the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill, which is currently under consideration by the 230member unicameral Ghanaian Parliament, was conducted for Members of Parliament and civil On August 2, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva sanctioned a bill that created a new state petroleum company, Pr;-Sal Petroleo S.A. The new government company will be subordinate to the Ministry of Mines The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010, introduced in India's Parliament on May 7, 2010, aims to establish a compensation system for nuclear accidents. India is required to enact legislation on such compensation to fully On April 2, 2010, the General Office of China's State Council circulated the Opinions on Accelerating the Implementation of Energy Management Contracts to Promote the Development of the Energy Service Industry (hereinafter Opinions) (Guo Ban Fa On December 26, 2009, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China (PRC) adopted an amendment to the Renewable Energy Law, which was first passed on February 28, 2005, and On July 8, 2009, Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou promulgated the Statute for Renewable Energy Development. On the same day, the Energy Management Law (issued and in force on August 8, 1980) was amended. Both laws form The Legislative Yuan passed amendments to Taiwan's Energy Management Act on June 9, 2009. The revision of the Act is the least controversial among the three pieces of energy legislation being promoted by the government; the On March 16, 2009, Presidents Manuel Zelaya of Honduras and Alvaro Uribe of Colombia signed a complementary agreement to the Basic Technical Cooperation Agreement of 1980, on technical cooperation in biofuels. They also inaugurated the construction A new bill on electrical power was passed by the Sri Lankan Parliament on March 3, 2009. The vote was 109 to 40, amid controversy over its provisions. Unions representing workers at the Ceylon Electricity Board On January 23, 2009, China's Ministries of Finance and of Science and Technology jointly issued the Provisional Measures on the Management of Government Subsidies for Energy-Saving and Alternative-Energy Vehicles. These Measures are applicable in 13 large The Nigerian National Assembly is considering a bill, An Act to Establish the Legal and Regulatory Framework, Institutions and Regulatory Authorities for the Nigerian Petroleum Industry, which seeks to restructure the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) The Recycling Economy Promotion Law (also translated as the "Circular Economy Promotion Law") was recently passed by the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) and will take effect on January 1, 2009. The Three important bills on the reform of Reform of Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX), on renewable energy, and on sustainable energy were recently approved by the Mexican Congress. They will become law after their official publication... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 06 Nov 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540763_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union: Weekly Publication of Status of Oil Reserves http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540504_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Anderung des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 1170, amending Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Oct. 25, 2008, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 2074, updated version available at Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced on July 21, 2010, that it will support development of the photovoltaic industry ahead of all other forms of alternative energy. The measures it has already formulated It was reported on August 9, 2010, that a two-day workshop on the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill, which is currently under consideration by the 230member unicameral Ghanaian Parliament, was conducted for Members of Parliament and civil On August 2, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva sanctioned a bill that created a new state petroleum company, Pr;-Sal Petroleo S.A. The new government company will be subordinate to the Ministry of Mines The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010, introduced in India's Parliament on May 7, 2010, aims to establish a compensation system for nuclear accidents. India is required to enact legislation on such compensation to fully On April 2, 2010, the General Office of China's State Council circulated the Opinions on Accelerating the Implementation of Energy Management Contracts to Promote the Development of the Energy Service Industry (hereinafter Opinions) (Guo Ban Fa On December 26, 2009, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China (PRC) adopted an amendment to the Renewable Energy Law, which was first passed on February 28, 2005, and On July 8, 2009, Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou promulgated the Statute for Renewable Energy Development. On the same day, the Energy Management Law (issued and in force on August 8, 1980) was amended. Both laws form The Legislative Yuan passed amendments to Taiwan's Energy Management Act on June 9, 2009. The revision of the Act is the least controversial among the three pieces of energy legislation being promoted by the government; the On March 16, 2009, Presidents Manuel Zelaya of Honduras and Alvaro Uribe of Colombia signed a complementary agreement to the Basic Technical Cooperation Agreement of 1980, on technical cooperation in biofuels. They also inaugurated the construction A new bill on electrical power was passed by the Sri Lankan Parliament on March 3, 2009. The vote was 109 to 40, amid controversy over its provisions. Unions representing workers at the Ceylon Electricity Board On January 23, 2009, China's Ministries of Finance and of Science and Technology jointly issued the Provisional Measures on the Management of Government Subsidies for Energy-Saving and Alternative-Energy Vehicles. These Measures are applicable in 13 large The Nigerian National Assembly is considering a bill, An Act to Establish the Legal and Regulatory Framework, Institutions and Regulatory Authorities for the Nigerian Petroleum Industry, which seeks to restructure the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) The Recycling Economy Promotion Law (also translated as the "Circular Economy Promotion Law") was recently passed by the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) and will take effect on January 1, 2009. The Three important bills on the reform of Reform of Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX), on renewable energy, and on sustainable energy were recently approved by the Mexican Congress. They will become law after their official publication Amidst skyrocketing fuel prices across the European Union, with allegations that speculators are the cause of the high fuel costs and general uncertainty about the oil market, the EU has called for more transparency on oil... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jul 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540504_text Global Legal Monitor: Taiwan: Sustainable Energy Plan http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540505_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Anderung des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 1170, amending Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Oct. 25, 2008, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 2074, updated version available at Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced on July 21, 2010, that it will support development of the photovoltaic industry ahead of all other forms of alternative energy. The measures it has already formulated It was reported on August 9, 2010, that a two-day workshop on the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill, which is currently under consideration by the 230member unicameral Ghanaian Parliament, was conducted for Members of Parliament and civil On August 2, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva sanctioned a bill that created a new state petroleum company, Pr;-Sal Petroleo S.A. The new government company will be subordinate to the Ministry of Mines The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010, introduced in India's Parliament on May 7, 2010, aims to establish a compensation system for nuclear accidents. India is required to enact legislation on such compensation to fully On April 2, 2010, the General Office of China's State Council circulated the Opinions on Accelerating the Implementation of Energy Management Contracts to Promote the Development of the Energy Service Industry (hereinafter Opinions) (Guo Ban Fa On December 26, 2009, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China (PRC) adopted an amendment to the Renewable Energy Law, which was first passed on February 28, 2005, and On July 8, 2009, Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou promulgated the Statute for Renewable Energy Development. On the same day, the Energy Management Law (issued and in force on August 8, 1980) was amended. Both laws form The Legislative Yuan passed amendments to Taiwan's Energy Management Act on June 9, 2009. The revision of the Act is the least controversial among the three pieces of energy legislation being promoted by the government; the On March 16, 2009, Presidents Manuel Zelaya of Honduras and Alvaro Uribe of Colombia signed a complementary agreement to the Basic Technical Cooperation Agreement of 1980, on technical cooperation in biofuels. They also inaugurated the construction A new bill on electrical power was passed by the Sri Lankan Parliament on March 3, 2009. The vote was 109 to 40, amid controversy over its provisions. Unions representing workers at the Ceylon Electricity Board On January 23, 2009, China's Ministries of Finance and of Science and Technology jointly issued the Provisional Measures on the Management of Government Subsidies for Energy-Saving and Alternative-Energy Vehicles. These Measures are applicable in 13 large The Nigerian National Assembly is considering a bill, An Act to Establish the Legal and Regulatory Framework, Institutions and Regulatory Authorities for the Nigerian Petroleum Industry, which seeks to restructure the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) The Recycling Economy Promotion Law (also translated as the "Circular Economy Promotion Law") was recently passed by the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) and will take effect on January 1, 2009. The Three important bills on the reform of Reform of Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX), on renewable energy, and on sustainable energy were recently approved by the Mexican Congress. They will become law after their official publication Amidst skyrocketing fuel prices across the European Union, with allegations that speculators are the cause of the high fuel costs and general uncertainty about the oil market, the EU has called for more transparency on oil On June 5, 2008, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) passed guidelines on policies to promote the sustainable use of energy. Under the new guidelines, the proportion of low-carbon energy used to generate power is to be increased... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jul 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540505_text Global Legal Monitor: Malaysia: Foreigners Banned from Getting Cheap Gas http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540566_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Anderung des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 1170, amending Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Oct. 25, 2008, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 2074, updated version available at Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced on July 21, 2010, that it will support development of the photovoltaic industry ahead of all other forms of alternative energy. The measures it has already formulated It was reported on August 9, 2010, that a two-day workshop on the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill, which is currently under consideration by the 230member unicameral Ghanaian Parliament, was conducted for Members of Parliament and civil On August 2, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva sanctioned a bill that created a new state petroleum company, Pr;-Sal Petroleo S.A. The new government company will be subordinate to the Ministry of Mines The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010, introduced in India's Parliament on May 7, 2010, aims to establish a compensation system for nuclear accidents. India is required to enact legislation on such compensation to fully On April 2, 2010, the General Office of China's State Council circulated the Opinions on Accelerating the Implementation of Energy Management Contracts to Promote the Development of the Energy Service Industry (hereinafter Opinions) (Guo Ban Fa On December 26, 2009, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China (PRC) adopted an amendment to the Renewable Energy Law, which was first passed on February 28, 2005, and On July 8, 2009, Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou promulgated the Statute for Renewable Energy Development. On the same day, the Energy Management Law (issued and in force on August 8, 1980) was amended. Both laws form The Legislative Yuan passed amendments to Taiwan's Energy Management Act on June 9, 2009. The revision of the Act is the least controversial among the three pieces of energy legislation being promoted by the government; the On March 16, 2009, Presidents Manuel Zelaya of Honduras and Alvaro Uribe of Colombia signed a complementary agreement to the Basic Technical Cooperation Agreement of 1980, on technical cooperation in biofuels. They also inaugurated the construction A new bill on electrical power was passed by the Sri Lankan Parliament on March 3, 2009. The vote was 109 to 40, amid controversy over its provisions. Unions representing workers at the Ceylon Electricity Board On January 23, 2009, China's Ministries of Finance and of Science and Technology jointly issued the Provisional Measures on the Management of Government Subsidies for Energy-Saving and Alternative-Energy Vehicles. These Measures are applicable in 13 large The Nigerian National Assembly is considering a bill, An Act to Establish the Legal and Regulatory Framework, Institutions and Regulatory Authorities for the Nigerian Petroleum Industry, which seeks to restructure the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) The Recycling Economy Promotion Law (also translated as the "Circular Economy Promotion Law") was recently passed by the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) and will take effect on January 1, 2009. The Three important bills on the reform of Reform of Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX), on renewable energy, and on sustainable energy were recently approved by the Mexican Congress. They will become law after their official publication Amidst skyrocketing fuel prices across the European Union, with allegations that speculators are the cause of the high fuel costs and general uncertainty about the oil market, the EU has called for more transparency on oil On June 5, 2008, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) passed guidelines on policies to promote the sustainable use of energy. Under the new guidelines, the proportion of low-carbon energy used to generate power is to be increased Malaysian Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Shahrir Abdul Samad announced on May 26, 2008, that operators of foreign-registered vehicles will be forbidden to buy any gasoline in border areas of Malaysia. Subsidies have kept prices... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 02 Jun 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540566_text Global Legal Monitor: Germany: Biofuel Requirements http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540427_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Anderung des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 1170, amending Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Oct. 25, 2008, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 2074, updated version available at Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced on July 21, 2010, that it will support development of the photovoltaic industry ahead of all other forms of alternative energy. The measures it has already formulated It was reported on August 9, 2010, that a two-day workshop on the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill, which is currently under consideration by the 230member unicameral Ghanaian Parliament, was conducted for Members of Parliament and civil On August 2, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva sanctioned a bill that created a new state petroleum company, Pr;-Sal Petroleo S.A. The new government company will be subordinate to the Ministry of Mines The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010, introduced in India's Parliament on May 7, 2010, aims to establish a compensation system for nuclear accidents. India is required to enact legislation on such compensation to fully On April 2, 2010, the General Office of China's State Council circulated the Opinions on Accelerating the Implementation of Energy Management Contracts to Promote the Development of the Energy Service Industry (hereinafter Opinions) (Guo Ban Fa On December 26, 2009, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China (PRC) adopted an amendment to the Renewable Energy Law, which was first passed on February 28, 2005, and On July 8, 2009, Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou promulgated the Statute for Renewable Energy Development. On the same day, the Energy Management Law (issued and in force on August 8, 1980) was amended. Both laws form The Legislative Yuan passed amendments to Taiwan's Energy Management Act on June 9, 2009. The revision of the Act is the least controversial among the three pieces of energy legislation being promoted by the government; the On March 16, 2009, Presidents Manuel Zelaya of Honduras and Alvaro Uribe of Colombia signed a complementary agreement to the Basic Technical Cooperation Agreement of 1980, on technical cooperation in biofuels. They also inaugurated the construction A new bill on electrical power was passed by the Sri Lankan Parliament on March 3, 2009. The vote was 109 to 40, amid controversy over its provisions. Unions representing workers at the Ceylon Electricity Board On January 23, 2009, China's Ministries of Finance and of Science and Technology jointly issued the Provisional Measures on the Management of Government Subsidies for Energy-Saving and Alternative-Energy Vehicles. These Measures are applicable in 13 large The Nigerian National Assembly is considering a bill, An Act to Establish the Legal and Regulatory Framework, Institutions and Regulatory Authorities for the Nigerian Petroleum Industry, which seeks to restructure the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) The Recycling Economy Promotion Law (also translated as the "Circular Economy Promotion Law") was recently passed by the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) and will take effect on January 1, 2009. The Three important bills on the reform of Reform of Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX), on renewable energy, and on sustainable energy were recently approved by the Mexican Congress. They will become law after their official publication Amidst skyrocketing fuel prices across the European Union, with allegations that speculators are the cause of the high fuel costs and general uncertainty about the oil market, the EU has called for more transparency on oil On June 5, 2008, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) passed guidelines on policies to promote the sustainable use of energy. Under the new guidelines, the proportion of low-carbon energy used to generate power is to be increased Malaysian Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Shahrir Abdul Samad announced on May 26, 2008, that operators of foreign-registered vehicles will be forbidden to buy any gasoline in border areas of Malaysia. Subsidies have kept prices On April 4, 2008, Sigmar Gabriel, the Federal Environmental Minister of Germany, withdrew a controversial draft regulation that contained strict sustainability criteria for biofuels and that would have increased the required percentage of biofuel in gasoline... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 May 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540427_text Global Legal Monitor: Germany: Energy-Using Products http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540428_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Anderung des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 1170, amending Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Oct. 25, 2008, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 2074, updated version available at Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced on July 21, 2010, that it will support development of the photovoltaic industry ahead of all other forms of alternative energy. The measures it has already formulated It was reported on August 9, 2010, that a two-day workshop on the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill, which is currently under consideration by the 230member unicameral Ghanaian Parliament, was conducted for Members of Parliament and civil On August 2, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva sanctioned a bill that created a new state petroleum company, Pr;-Sal Petroleo S.A. The new government company will be subordinate to the Ministry of Mines The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010, introduced in India's Parliament on May 7, 2010, aims to establish a compensation system for nuclear accidents. India is required to enact legislation on such compensation to fully On April 2, 2010, the General Office of China's State Council circulated the Opinions on Accelerating the Implementation of Energy Management Contracts to Promote the Development of the Energy Service Industry (hereinafter Opinions) (Guo Ban Fa On December 26, 2009, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China (PRC) adopted an amendment to the Renewable Energy Law, which was first passed on February 28, 2005, and On July 8, 2009, Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou promulgated the Statute for Renewable Energy Development. On the same day, the Energy Management Law (issued and in force on August 8, 1980) was amended. Both laws form The Legislative Yuan passed amendments to Taiwan's Energy Management Act on June 9, 2009. The revision of the Act is the least controversial among the three pieces of energy legislation being promoted by the government; the On March 16, 2009, Presidents Manuel Zelaya of Honduras and Alvaro Uribe of Colombia signed a complementary agreement to the Basic Technical Cooperation Agreement of 1980, on technical cooperation in biofuels. They also inaugurated the construction A new bill on electrical power was passed by the Sri Lankan Parliament on March 3, 2009. The vote was 109 to 40, amid controversy over its provisions. Unions representing workers at the Ceylon Electricity Board On January 23, 2009, China's Ministries of Finance and of Science and Technology jointly issued the Provisional Measures on the Management of Government Subsidies for Energy-Saving and Alternative-Energy Vehicles. These Measures are applicable in 13 large The Nigerian National Assembly is considering a bill, An Act to Establish the Legal and Regulatory Framework, Institutions and Regulatory Authorities for the Nigerian Petroleum Industry, which seeks to restructure the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) The Recycling Economy Promotion Law (also translated as the "Circular Economy Promotion Law") was recently passed by the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) and will take effect on January 1, 2009. The Three important bills on the reform of Reform of Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX), on renewable energy, and on sustainable energy were recently approved by the Mexican Congress. They will become law after their official publication Amidst skyrocketing fuel prices across the European Union, with allegations that speculators are the cause of the high fuel costs and general uncertainty about the oil market, the EU has called for more transparency on oil On June 5, 2008, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) passed guidelines on policies to promote the sustainable use of energy. Under the new guidelines, the proportion of low-carbon energy used to generate power is to be increased Malaysian Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Shahrir Abdul Samad announced on May 26, 2008, that operators of foreign-registered vehicles will be forbidden to buy any gasoline in border areas of Malaysia. Subsidies have kept prices On April 4, 2008, Sigmar Gabriel, the Federal Environmental Minister of Germany, withdrew a controversial draft regulation that contained strict sustainability criteria for biofuels and that would have increased the required percentage of biofuel in gasoline On February 27, 2008, the German Parliament enacted the Act Concerning Energy-Using Products (BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 258), which transposes into German law the European Union's Eco-Design Directive (Directive 2005/32/EC of the European Parliament and the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 May 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540428_text Global Legal Monitor: China: New Energy Management Structure http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540360_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Anderung des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 1170, amending Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Oct. 25, 2008, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 2074, updated version available at Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced on July 21, 2010, that it will support development of the photovoltaic industry ahead of all other forms of alternative energy. The measures it has already formulated It was reported on August 9, 2010, that a two-day workshop on the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill, which is currently under consideration by the 230member unicameral Ghanaian Parliament, was conducted for Members of Parliament and civil On August 2, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva sanctioned a bill that created a new state petroleum company, Pr;-Sal Petroleo S.A. The new government company will be subordinate to the Ministry of Mines The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010, introduced in India's Parliament on May 7, 2010, aims to establish a compensation system for nuclear accidents. India is required to enact legislation on such compensation to fully On April 2, 2010, the General Office of China's State Council circulated the Opinions on Accelerating the Implementation of Energy Management Contracts to Promote the Development of the Energy Service Industry (hereinafter Opinions) (Guo Ban Fa On December 26, 2009, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China (PRC) adopted an amendment to the Renewable Energy Law, which was first passed on February 28, 2005, and On July 8, 2009, Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou promulgated the Statute for Renewable Energy Development. On the same day, the Energy Management Law (issued and in force on August 8, 1980) was amended. Both laws form The Legislative Yuan passed amendments to Taiwan's Energy Management Act on June 9, 2009. The revision of the Act is the least controversial among the three pieces of energy legislation being promoted by the government; the On March 16, 2009, Presidents Manuel Zelaya of Honduras and Alvaro Uribe of Colombia signed a complementary agreement to the Basic Technical Cooperation Agreement of 1980, on technical cooperation in biofuels. They also inaugurated the construction A new bill on electrical power was passed by the Sri Lankan Parliament on March 3, 2009. The vote was 109 to 40, amid controversy over its provisions. Unions representing workers at the Ceylon Electricity Board On January 23, 2009, China's Ministries of Finance and of Science and Technology jointly issued the Provisional Measures on the Management of Government Subsidies for Energy-Saving and Alternative-Energy Vehicles. These Measures are applicable in 13 large The Nigerian National Assembly is considering a bill, An Act to Establish the Legal and Regulatory Framework, Institutions and Regulatory Authorities for the Nigerian Petroleum Industry, which seeks to restructure the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) The Recycling Economy Promotion Law (also translated as the "Circular Economy Promotion Law") was recently passed by the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) and will take effect on January 1, 2009. The Three important bills on the reform of Reform of Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX), on renewable energy, and on sustainable energy were recently approved by the Mexican Congress. They will become law after their official publication Amidst skyrocketing fuel prices across the European Union, with allegations that speculators are the cause of the high fuel costs and general uncertainty about the oil market, the EU has called for more transparency on oil On June 5, 2008, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) passed guidelines on policies to promote the sustainable use of energy. Under the new guidelines, the proportion of low-carbon energy used to generate power is to be increased Malaysian Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Shahrir Abdul Samad announced on May 26, 2008, that operators of foreign-registered vehicles will be forbidden to buy any gasoline in border areas of Malaysia. Subsidies have kept prices On April 4, 2008, Sigmar Gabriel, the Federal Environmental Minister of Germany, withdrew a controversial draft regulation that contained strict sustainability criteria for biofuels and that would have increased the required percentage of biofuel in gasoline On February 27, 2008, the German Parliament enacted the Act Concerning Energy-Using Products (BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 258), which transposes into German law the European Union's Eco-Design Directive (Directive 2005/32/EC of the European Parliament and the On March 11, 2008, Hua Jianmin, Secretary-General of the State Council (Cabinet), announced that China will establish a National Energy Commission. The high-level consultation and coordination body is to integrate "energy management supervision and policies, functions... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Apr 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540360_text Global Legal Monitor: Germany: Coal Mining Subsidies http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540361_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Anderung des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 1170, amending Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Oct. 25, 2008, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 2074, updated version available at Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced on July 21, 2010, that it will support development of the photovoltaic industry ahead of all other forms of alternative energy. The measures it has already formulated It was reported on August 9, 2010, that a two-day workshop on the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill, which is currently under consideration by the 230member unicameral Ghanaian Parliament, was conducted for Members of Parliament and civil On August 2, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva sanctioned a bill that created a new state petroleum company, Pr;-Sal Petroleo S.A. The new government company will be subordinate to the Ministry of Mines The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010, introduced in India's Parliament on May 7, 2010, aims to establish a compensation system for nuclear accidents. India is required to enact legislation on such compensation to fully On April 2, 2010, the General Office of China's State Council circulated the Opinions on Accelerating the Implementation of Energy Management Contracts to Promote the Development of the Energy Service Industry (hereinafter Opinions) (Guo Ban Fa On December 26, 2009, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China (PRC) adopted an amendment to the Renewable Energy Law, which was first passed on February 28, 2005, and On July 8, 2009, Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou promulgated the Statute for Renewable Energy Development. On the same day, the Energy Management Law (issued and in force on August 8, 1980) was amended. Both laws form The Legislative Yuan passed amendments to Taiwan's Energy Management Act on June 9, 2009. The revision of the Act is the least controversial among the three pieces of energy legislation being promoted by the government; the On March 16, 2009, Presidents Manuel Zelaya of Honduras and Alvaro Uribe of Colombia signed a complementary agreement to the Basic Technical Cooperation Agreement of 1980, on technical cooperation in biofuels. They also inaugurated the construction A new bill on electrical power was passed by the Sri Lankan Parliament on March 3, 2009. The vote was 109 to 40, amid controversy over its provisions. Unions representing workers at the Ceylon Electricity Board On January 23, 2009, China's Ministries of Finance and of Science and Technology jointly issued the Provisional Measures on the Management of Government Subsidies for Energy-Saving and Alternative-Energy Vehicles. These Measures are applicable in 13 large The Nigerian National Assembly is considering a bill, An Act to Establish the Legal and Regulatory Framework, Institutions and Regulatory Authorities for the Nigerian Petroleum Industry, which seeks to restructure the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) The Recycling Economy Promotion Law (also translated as the "Circular Economy Promotion Law") was recently passed by the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) and will take effect on January 1, 2009. The Three important bills on the reform of Reform of Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX), on renewable energy, and on sustainable energy were recently approved by the Mexican Congress. They will become law after their official publication Amidst skyrocketing fuel prices across the European Union, with allegations that speculators are the cause of the high fuel costs and general uncertainty about the oil market, the EU has called for more transparency on oil On June 5, 2008, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) passed guidelines on policies to promote the sustainable use of energy. Under the new guidelines, the proportion of low-carbon energy used to generate power is to be increased Malaysian Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Shahrir Abdul Samad announced on May 26, 2008, that operators of foreign-registered vehicles will be forbidden to buy any gasoline in border areas of Malaysia. Subsidies have kept prices On April 4, 2008, Sigmar Gabriel, the Federal Environmental Minister of Germany, withdrew a controversial draft regulation that contained strict sustainability criteria for biofuels and that would have increased the required percentage of biofuel in gasoline On February 27, 2008, the German Parliament enacted the Act Concerning Energy-Using Products (BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 258), which transposes into German law the European Union's Eco-Design Directive (Directive 2005/32/EC of the European Parliament and the On March 11, 2008, Hua Jianmin, Secretary-General of the State Council (Cabinet), announced that China will establish a National Energy Commission. The high-level consultation and coordination body is to integrate "energy management supervision and policies, functions On December 12, 2007, the President of Germany promulgated the Act to Finance the Termination of Subsidized Coal Mining by 2018 (BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 3086). The Act is the result of an agreement between the German... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Apr 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540361_text Global Legal Monitor: Mexico: Energy Reform Bill Submitted http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540362_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Anderung des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 1170, amending Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Oct. 25, 2008, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 2074, updated version available at Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced on July 21, 2010, that it will support development of the photovoltaic industry ahead of all other forms of alternative energy. The measures it has already formulated It was reported on August 9, 2010, that a two-day workshop on the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill, which is currently under consideration by the 230member unicameral Ghanaian Parliament, was conducted for Members of Parliament and civil On August 2, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva sanctioned a bill that created a new state petroleum company, Pr;-Sal Petroleo S.A. The new government company will be subordinate to the Ministry of Mines The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010, introduced in India's Parliament on May 7, 2010, aims to establish a compensation system for nuclear accidents. India is required to enact legislation on such compensation to fully On April 2, 2010, the General Office of China's State Council circulated the Opinions on Accelerating the Implementation of Energy Management Contracts to Promote the Development of the Energy Service Industry (hereinafter Opinions) (Guo Ban Fa On December 26, 2009, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China (PRC) adopted an amendment to the Renewable Energy Law, which was first passed on February 28, 2005, and On July 8, 2009, Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou promulgated the Statute for Renewable Energy Development. On the same day, the Energy Management Law (issued and in force on August 8, 1980) was amended. Both laws form The Legislative Yuan passed amendments to Taiwan's Energy Management Act on June 9, 2009. The revision of the Act is the least controversial among the three pieces of energy legislation being promoted by the government; the On March 16, 2009, Presidents Manuel Zelaya of Honduras and Alvaro Uribe of Colombia signed a complementary agreement to the Basic Technical Cooperation Agreement of 1980, on technical cooperation in biofuels. They also inaugurated the construction A new bill on electrical power was passed by the Sri Lankan Parliament on March 3, 2009. The vote was 109 to 40, amid controversy over its provisions. Unions representing workers at the Ceylon Electricity Board On January 23, 2009, China's Ministries of Finance and of Science and Technology jointly issued the Provisional Measures on the Management of Government Subsidies for Energy-Saving and Alternative-Energy Vehicles. These Measures are applicable in 13 large The Nigerian National Assembly is considering a bill, An Act to Establish the Legal and Regulatory Framework, Institutions and Regulatory Authorities for the Nigerian Petroleum Industry, which seeks to restructure the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) The Recycling Economy Promotion Law (also translated as the "Circular Economy Promotion Law") was recently passed by the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) and will take effect on January 1, 2009. The Three important bills on the reform of Reform of Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX), on renewable energy, and on sustainable energy were recently approved by the Mexican Congress. They will become law after their official publication Amidst skyrocketing fuel prices across the European Union, with allegations that speculators are the cause of the high fuel costs and general uncertainty about the oil market, the EU has called for more transparency on oil On June 5, 2008, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) passed guidelines on policies to promote the sustainable use of energy. Under the new guidelines, the proportion of low-carbon energy used to generate power is to be increased Malaysian Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Shahrir Abdul Samad announced on May 26, 2008, that operators of foreign-registered vehicles will be forbidden to buy any gasoline in border areas of Malaysia. Subsidies have kept prices On April 4, 2008, Sigmar Gabriel, the Federal Environmental Minister of Germany, withdrew a controversial draft regulation that contained strict sustainability criteria for biofuels and that would have increased the required percentage of biofuel in gasoline On February 27, 2008, the German Parliament enacted the Act Concerning Energy-Using Products (BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 258), which transposes into German law the European Union's Eco-Design Directive (Directive 2005/32/EC of the European Parliament and the On March 11, 2008, Hua Jianmin, Secretary-General of the State Council (Cabinet), announced that China will establish a National Energy Commission. The high-level consultation and coordination body is to integrate "energy management supervision and policies, functions On December 12, 2007, the President of Germany promulgated the Act to Finance the Termination of Subsidized Coal Mining by 2018 (BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 3086). The Act is the result of an agreement between the German President Felipe Calderon submitted an energy reform bill to the Mexican Congress on April 9, 2008. In a broadcast address to the nation, he pointed out that the object of the reform is to make the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Apr 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540362_text Global Legal Monitor: Switzerland: Sustainability Criteria for Biofuels http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540287_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Anderung des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 1170, amending Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Oct. 25, 2008, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 2074, updated version available at Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced on July 21, 2010, that it will support development of the photovoltaic industry ahead of all other forms of alternative energy. The measures it has already formulated It was reported on August 9, 2010, that a two-day workshop on the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill, which is currently under consideration by the 230member unicameral Ghanaian Parliament, was conducted for Members of Parliament and civil On August 2, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva sanctioned a bill that created a new state petroleum company, Pr;-Sal Petroleo S.A. The new government company will be subordinate to the Ministry of Mines The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010, introduced in India's Parliament on May 7, 2010, aims to establish a compensation system for nuclear accidents. India is required to enact legislation on such compensation to fully On April 2, 2010, the General Office of China's State Council circulated the Opinions on Accelerating the Implementation of Energy Management Contracts to Promote the Development of the Energy Service Industry (hereinafter Opinions) (Guo Ban Fa On December 26, 2009, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China (PRC) adopted an amendment to the Renewable Energy Law, which was first passed on February 28, 2005, and On July 8, 2009, Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou promulgated the Statute for Renewable Energy Development. On the same day, the Energy Management Law (issued and in force on August 8, 1980) was amended. Both laws form The Legislative Yuan passed amendments to Taiwan's Energy Management Act on June 9, 2009. The revision of the Act is the least controversial among the three pieces of energy legislation being promoted by the government; the On March 16, 2009, Presidents Manuel Zelaya of Honduras and Alvaro Uribe of Colombia signed a complementary agreement to the Basic Technical Cooperation Agreement of 1980, on technical cooperation in biofuels. They also inaugurated the construction A new bill on electrical power was passed by the Sri Lankan Parliament on March 3, 2009. The vote was 109 to 40, amid controversy over its provisions. Unions representing workers at the Ceylon Electricity Board On January 23, 2009, China's Ministries of Finance and of Science and Technology jointly issued the Provisional Measures on the Management of Government Subsidies for Energy-Saving and Alternative-Energy Vehicles. These Measures are applicable in 13 large The Nigerian National Assembly is considering a bill, An Act to Establish the Legal and Regulatory Framework, Institutions and Regulatory Authorities for the Nigerian Petroleum Industry, which seeks to restructure the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) The Recycling Economy Promotion Law (also translated as the "Circular Economy Promotion Law") was recently passed by the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) and will take effect on January 1, 2009. The Three important bills on the reform of Reform of Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX), on renewable energy, and on sustainable energy were recently approved by the Mexican Congress. They will become law after their official publication Amidst skyrocketing fuel prices across the European Union, with allegations that speculators are the cause of the high fuel costs and general uncertainty about the oil market, the EU has called for more transparency on oil On June 5, 2008, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) passed guidelines on policies to promote the sustainable use of energy. Under the new guidelines, the proportion of low-carbon energy used to generate power is to be increased Malaysian Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Shahrir Abdul Samad announced on May 26, 2008, that operators of foreign-registered vehicles will be forbidden to buy any gasoline in border areas of Malaysia. Subsidies have kept prices On April 4, 2008, Sigmar Gabriel, the Federal Environmental Minister of Germany, withdrew a controversial draft regulation that contained strict sustainability criteria for biofuels and that would have increased the required percentage of biofuel in gasoline On February 27, 2008, the German Parliament enacted the Act Concerning Energy-Using Products (BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 258), which transposes into German law the European Union's Eco-Design Directive (Directive 2005/32/EC of the European Parliament and the On March 11, 2008, Hua Jianmin, Secretary-General of the State Council (Cabinet), announced that China will establish a National Energy Commission. The high-level consultation and coordination body is to integrate "energy management supervision and policies, functions On December 12, 2007, the President of Germany promulgated the Act to Finance the Termination of Subsidized Coal Mining by 2018 (BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 3086). The Act is the result of an agreement between the German President Felipe Calderon submitted an energy reform bill to the Mexican Congress on April 9, 2008. In a broadcast address to the nation, he pointed out that the object of the reform is to make the On January 30, 2008, Switzerland promulgated the Act Amending the Mineral Oil Tax Act (Minerallsteuergesetz, Anderung, AMTLICHE SAMMLUNG (AS) 579) and the Act Amending the Mineral Oil Tax Regulation (Minerallsteuerverordnung, Anderung, AS 583). (Federal Authorities of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Mar 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540287_text Global Legal Monitor: Barbados: Offshore Oil Exploration http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054021_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Anderung des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 1170, amending Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Oct. 25, 2008, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 2074, updated version available at Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced on July 21, 2010, that it will support development of the photovoltaic industry ahead of all other forms of alternative energy. The measures it has already formulated It was reported on August 9, 2010, that a two-day workshop on the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill, which is currently under consideration by the 230member unicameral Ghanaian Parliament, was conducted for Members of Parliament and civil On August 2, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva sanctioned a bill that created a new state petroleum company, Pr;-Sal Petroleo S.A. The new government company will be subordinate to the Ministry of Mines The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010, introduced in India's Parliament on May 7, 2010, aims to establish a compensation system for nuclear accidents. India is required to enact legislation on such compensation to fully On April 2, 2010, the General Office of China's State Council circulated the Opinions on Accelerating the Implementation of Energy Management Contracts to Promote the Development of the Energy Service Industry (hereinafter Opinions) (Guo Ban Fa On December 26, 2009, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China (PRC) adopted an amendment to the Renewable Energy Law, which was first passed on February 28, 2005, and On July 8, 2009, Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou promulgated the Statute for Renewable Energy Development. On the same day, the Energy Management Law (issued and in force on August 8, 1980) was amended. Both laws form The Legislative Yuan passed amendments to Taiwan's Energy Management Act on June 9, 2009. The revision of the Act is the least controversial among the three pieces of energy legislation being promoted by the government; the On March 16, 2009, Presidents Manuel Zelaya of Honduras and Alvaro Uribe of Colombia signed a complementary agreement to the Basic Technical Cooperation Agreement of 1980, on technical cooperation in biofuels. They also inaugurated the construction A new bill on electrical power was passed by the Sri Lankan Parliament on March 3, 2009. The vote was 109 to 40, amid controversy over its provisions. Unions representing workers at the Ceylon Electricity Board On January 23, 2009, China's Ministries of Finance and of Science and Technology jointly issued the Provisional Measures on the Management of Government Subsidies for Energy-Saving and Alternative-Energy Vehicles. These Measures are applicable in 13 large The Nigerian National Assembly is considering a bill, An Act to Establish the Legal and Regulatory Framework, Institutions and Regulatory Authorities for the Nigerian Petroleum Industry, which seeks to restructure the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) The Recycling Economy Promotion Law (also translated as the "Circular Economy Promotion Law") was recently passed by the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) and will take effect on January 1, 2009. The Three important bills on the reform of Reform of Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX), on renewable energy, and on sustainable energy were recently approved by the Mexican Congress. They will become law after their official publication Amidst skyrocketing fuel prices across the European Union, with allegations that speculators are the cause of the high fuel costs and general uncertainty about the oil market, the EU has called for more transparency on oil On June 5, 2008, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) passed guidelines on policies to promote the sustainable use of energy. Under the new guidelines, the proportion of low-carbon energy used to generate power is to be increased Malaysian Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Shahrir Abdul Samad announced on May 26, 2008, that operators of foreign-registered vehicles will be forbidden to buy any gasoline in border areas of Malaysia. Subsidies have kept prices On April 4, 2008, Sigmar Gabriel, the Federal Environmental Minister of Germany, withdrew a controversial draft regulation that contained strict sustainability criteria for biofuels and that would have increased the required percentage of biofuel in gasoline On February 27, 2008, the German Parliament enacted the Act Concerning Energy-Using Products (BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 258), which transposes into German law the European Union's Eco-Design Directive (Directive 2005/32/EC of the European Parliament and the On March 11, 2008, Hua Jianmin, Secretary-General of the State Council (Cabinet), announced that China will establish a National Energy Commission. The high-level consultation and coordination body is to integrate "energy management supervision and policies, functions On December 12, 2007, the President of Germany promulgated the Act to Finance the Termination of Subsidized Coal Mining by 2018 (BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 3086). The Act is the result of an agreement between the German President Felipe Calderon submitted an energy reform bill to the Mexican Congress on April 9, 2008. In a broadcast address to the nation, he pointed out that the object of the reform is to make the On January 30, 2008, Switzerland promulgated the Act Amending the Mineral Oil Tax Act (Minerallsteuergesetz, Anderung, AMTLICHE SAMMLUNG (AS) 579) and the Act Amending the Mineral Oil Tax Regulation (Minerallsteuerverordnung, Anderung, AS 583). (Federal Authorities of In June 2007, Barbados planned to launch an offshore oil and gas exploration bidding round with the goal of awarding contracts to the successful bidders by the end of that year. (Barbados to Launch Exploration Round... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jan 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054021_text Global Legal Monitor: United States: Comprehensive Energy Policy Statute Enacted http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054022_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Anderung des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 1170, amending Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Oct. 25, 2008, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 2074, updated version available at Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced on July 21, 2010, that it will support development of the photovoltaic industry ahead of all other forms of alternative energy. The measures it has already formulated It was reported on August 9, 2010, that a two-day workshop on the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill, which is currently under consideration by the 230member unicameral Ghanaian Parliament, was conducted for Members of Parliament and civil On August 2, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva sanctioned a bill that created a new state petroleum company, Pr;-Sal Petroleo S.A. The new government company will be subordinate to the Ministry of Mines The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010, introduced in India's Parliament on May 7, 2010, aims to establish a compensation system for nuclear accidents. India is required to enact legislation on such compensation to fully On April 2, 2010, the General Office of China's State Council circulated the Opinions on Accelerating the Implementation of Energy Management Contracts to Promote the Development of the Energy Service Industry (hereinafter Opinions) (Guo Ban Fa On December 26, 2009, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China (PRC) adopted an amendment to the Renewable Energy Law, which was first passed on February 28, 2005, and On July 8, 2009, Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou promulgated the Statute for Renewable Energy Development. On the same day, the Energy Management Law (issued and in force on August 8, 1980) was amended. Both laws form The Legislative Yuan passed amendments to Taiwan's Energy Management Act on June 9, 2009. The revision of the Act is the least controversial among the three pieces of energy legislation being promoted by the government; the On March 16, 2009, Presidents Manuel Zelaya of Honduras and Alvaro Uribe of Colombia signed a complementary agreement to the Basic Technical Cooperation Agreement of 1980, on technical cooperation in biofuels. They also inaugurated the construction A new bill on electrical power was passed by the Sri Lankan Parliament on March 3, 2009. The vote was 109 to 40, amid controversy over its provisions. Unions representing workers at the Ceylon Electricity Board On January 23, 2009, China's Ministries of Finance and of Science and Technology jointly issued the Provisional Measures on the Management of Government Subsidies for Energy-Saving and Alternative-Energy Vehicles. These Measures are applicable in 13 large The Nigerian National Assembly is considering a bill, An Act to Establish the Legal and Regulatory Framework, Institutions and Regulatory Authorities for the Nigerian Petroleum Industry, which seeks to restructure the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) The Recycling Economy Promotion Law (also translated as the "Circular Economy Promotion Law") was recently passed by the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) and will take effect on January 1, 2009. The Three important bills on the reform of Reform of Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX), on renewable energy, and on sustainable energy were recently approved by the Mexican Congress. They will become law after their official publication Amidst skyrocketing fuel prices across the European Union, with allegations that speculators are the cause of the high fuel costs and general uncertainty about the oil market, the EU has called for more transparency on oil On June 5, 2008, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) passed guidelines on policies to promote the sustainable use of energy. Under the new guidelines, the proportion of low-carbon energy used to generate power is to be increased Malaysian Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Shahrir Abdul Samad announced on May 26, 2008, that operators of foreign-registered vehicles will be forbidden to buy any gasoline in border areas of Malaysia. Subsidies have kept prices On April 4, 2008, Sigmar Gabriel, the Federal Environmental Minister of Germany, withdrew a controversial draft regulation that contained strict sustainability criteria for biofuels and that would have increased the required percentage of biofuel in gasoline On February 27, 2008, the German Parliament enacted the Act Concerning Energy-Using Products (BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 258), which transposes into German law the European Union's Eco-Design Directive (Directive 2005/32/EC of the European Parliament and the On March 11, 2008, Hua Jianmin, Secretary-General of the State Council (Cabinet), announced that China will establish a National Energy Commission. The high-level consultation and coordination body is to integrate "energy management supervision and policies, functions On December 12, 2007, the President of Germany promulgated the Act to Finance the Termination of Subsidized Coal Mining by 2018 (BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 3086). The Act is the result of an agreement between the German President Felipe Calderon submitted an energy reform bill to the Mexican Congress on April 9, 2008. In a broadcast address to the nation, he pointed out that the object of the reform is to make the On January 30, 2008, Switzerland promulgated the Act Amending the Mineral Oil Tax Act (Minerallsteuergesetz, Anderung, AMTLICHE SAMMLUNG (AS) 579) and the Act Amending the Mineral Oil Tax Regulation (Minerallsteuerverordnung, Anderung, AS 583). (Federal Authorities of In June 2007, Barbados planned to launch an offshore oil and gas exploration bidding round with the goal of awarding contracts to the successful bidders by the end of that year. (Barbados to Launch Exploration Round On December 19, President Bush signed into law a comprehensive energy policy law intended to increase energy efficiency and the availability and use of renewable energy. The legislation raises Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards for manufacturers'... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jan 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054022_text Global Legal Monitor: Cuba: The Cienfuegos Oil Refinery Will Be Inaugurated in December 2007 http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540154_text Energy - The Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal issued a statement announcing that on September 19, 2014, the country signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in the area of energy and mineral resources. The MOU On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiandccedil;a, CNJ) launched a campaign to encourage the rational use of resources by the judiciary and to disseminate good environmental practices. (Sarah Barros, The Brazilian Agency of Electric Energy (Agencia Nacional de Energia El;trica, ANEEL) published Resolution No. 610 in the country's Official Gazette of May 13, 2014, to regulate procedures for the receipt of electricity before or after In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission's initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, 2012, which, among other objectives, is aimed at putting in place a legal and institutional framework to encourage the use Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will require companies that sell diesel fuel in the country to include at least 10% biodiesel in their fuel mixes. The The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt by the government to amend the country's Electricity Act. (Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009, GAZETTE OF On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka began talks on enhancing their cooperation in the field of civil nuclear technology. The A new law to create an independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission for nuclear plant safety was promulgated on June 27, 2012 (Genshiryoku kisei iinkai secchi ho_] [Nuclear Regulatory Commission Establishment Act], Act No. 47 of 2012). The According to Kardaya Warnika of Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, speaking on July 10, 2012, the country will soon adopt new pricing regulations for biomass power plants. The aim is to encourage investment in the A few months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, on June 12 and 13, 2011, Italians were asked to decide in a referendum whether they wanted to support the government's plan to restart a nuclear program France adopted an ordinance on September 14, 2011, that transposes EU Directives 2009/28 and 2009/30 into national law (Ordonnance no. 2011-1105 du 14 septembre 2011 portant transposition des directives 2009/28/CE et 2009/30/CE du Parlement europ;en Speaking on April 21, 2011, in Accra, Ghana, Deputy Minister of Energy Inusah Fuseini discussed the plan to make the country's local content and local participation policy into a legal norm. Once the Cabinet approves the The Italian government adopted on March 3, 2011, a legislative decree implementing the European Union's Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC. The effective date of the decree, Il decreto legislativo sulla promozione dell'uso dell'energia da fonti rinnovabili, will On March 14, 2011, Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced the launch of a daily technical briefing by the IAEA on nuclear safety in Japan in the aftermath of the China's State Council (Cabinet) announced on March 16, 2011, that the government will suspend approval of new nuclear power stations in the country until the current safety standards have been revised. It further stated that the On March 15, 2011, as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear reactor crisis, Taiwan's Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) installed a radiation detector at Songshan airport to screen passengers arriving from Japan. Installation of the On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in which Russia will build Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The planned plant would generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity per day. On February 22, 2011, the Polish government announced its plan to amend the country's current law on construction of nuclear power plants; the Council of Ministers adopted regulations on investment in the industry separately. If approved Despite strong opposition, on November 26, 2010, the Bundestag (German Parliament) approved a bill amending the Atomic Energy Act to extend by an average of 12 years the lifespan of the country's 17 nuclear power plants. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on September 20, 2010, the opening day of the IAEA's annual General Conference, that more than 100 countries now allow the United Nations body On August 26, 2010, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), self-described as "an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment" that provides risk-management services, issued a report summarizing the differences in the offshore On August 11, 2010, Germany amended the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Erstes Gesetz zur Anderung des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 1170, amending Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Oct. 25, 2008, BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 2074, updated version available at Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced on July 21, 2010, that it will support development of the photovoltaic industry ahead of all other forms of alternative energy. The measures it has already formulated It was reported on August 9, 2010, that a two-day workshop on the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill, which is currently under consideration by the 230member unicameral Ghanaian Parliament, was conducted for Members of Parliament and civil On August 2, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva sanctioned a bill that created a new state petroleum company, Pr;-Sal Petroleo S.A. The new government company will be subordinate to the Ministry of Mines The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010, introduced in India's Parliament on May 7, 2010, aims to establish a compensation system for nuclear accidents. India is required to enact legislation on such compensation to fully On April 2, 2010, the General Office of China's State Council circulated the Opinions on Accelerating the Implementation of Energy Management Contracts to Promote the Development of the Energy Service Industry (hereinafter Opinions) (Guo Ban Fa On December 26, 2009, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China (PRC) adopted an amendment to the Renewable Energy Law, which was first passed on February 28, 2005, and On July 8, 2009, Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou promulgated the Statute for Renewable Energy Development. On the same day, the Energy Management Law (issued and in force on August 8, 1980) was amended. Both laws form The Legislative Yuan passed amendments to Taiwan's Energy Management Act on June 9, 2009. The revision of the Act is the least controversial among the three pieces of energy legislation being promoted by the government; the On March 16, 2009, Presidents Manuel Zelaya of Honduras and Alvaro Uribe of Colombia signed a complementary agreement to the Basic Technical Cooperation Agreement of 1980, on technical cooperation in biofuels. They also inaugurated the construction A new bill on electrical power was passed by the Sri Lankan Parliament on March 3, 2009. The vote was 109 to 40, amid controversy over its provisions. Unions representing workers at the Ceylon Electricity Board On January 23, 2009, China's Ministries of Finance and of Science and Technology jointly issued the Provisional Measures on the Management of Government Subsidies for Energy-Saving and Alternative-Energy Vehicles. These Measures are applicable in 13 large The Nigerian National Assembly is considering a bill, An Act to Establish the Legal and Regulatory Framework, Institutions and Regulatory Authorities for the Nigerian Petroleum Industry, which seeks to restructure the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) The Recycling Economy Promotion Law (also translated as the "Circular Economy Promotion Law") was recently passed by the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) and will take effect on January 1, 2009. The Three important bills on the reform of Reform of Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX), on renewable energy, and on sustainable energy were recently approved by the Mexican Congress. They will become law after their official publication Amidst skyrocketing fuel prices across the European Union, with allegations that speculators are the cause of the high fuel costs and general uncertainty about the oil market, the EU has called for more transparency on oil On June 5, 2008, Taiwan's Executive Yuan (Cabinet) passed guidelines on policies to promote the sustainable use of energy. Under the new guidelines, the proportion of low-carbon energy used to generate power is to be increased Malaysian Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Shahrir Abdul Samad announced on May 26, 2008, that operators of foreign-registered vehicles will be forbidden to buy any gasoline in border areas of Malaysia. Subsidies have kept prices On April 4, 2008, Sigmar Gabriel, the Federal Environmental Minister of Germany, withdrew a controversial draft regulation that contained strict sustainability criteria for biofuels and that would have increased the required percentage of biofuel in gasoline On February 27, 2008, the German Parliament enacted the Act Concerning Energy-Using Products (BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 258), which transposes into German law the European Union's Eco-Design Directive (Directive 2005/32/EC of the European Parliament and the On March 11, 2008, Hua Jianmin, Secretary-General of the State Council (Cabinet), announced that China will establish a National Energy Commission. The high-level consultation and coordination body is to integrate "energy management supervision and policies, functions On December 12, 2007, the President of Germany promulgated the Act to Finance the Termination of Subsidized Coal Mining by 2018 (BUNDESGESETZBLATT I at 3086). The Act is the result of an agreement between the German President Felipe Calderon submitted an energy reform bill to the Mexican Congress on April 9, 2008. In a broadcast address to the nation, he pointed out that the object of the reform is to make the On January 30, 2008, Switzerland promulgated the Act Amending the Mineral Oil Tax Act (Minerallsteuergesetz, Anderung, AMTLICHE SAMMLUNG (AS) 579) and the Act Amending the Mineral Oil Tax Regulation (Minerallsteuerverordnung, Anderung, AS 583). (Federal Authorities of In June 2007, Barbados planned to launch an offshore oil and gas exploration bidding round with the goal of awarding contracts to the successful bidders by the end of that year. (Barbados to Launch Exploration Round On December 19, President Bush signed into law a comprehensive energy policy law intended to increase energy efficiency and the availability and use of renewable energy. The legislation raises Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards for manufacturers' On November 7, 2007, Rafael Ramirez, the Venezuelan Minister of the People's Power for Energy and Petroleum asserted that by December of 2007 the Cienfuegos Oil Refinery of Cuba would be inaugurated. The notice was confirmed... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 Nov 2007 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540154_text