Energy: Regulatory Agencies
The Ministry of Energy and Industry for the Republic of Albania is tasked with developing and implementing policies aimed at ensuring the country's energy supply through the utilization of energy and mineral resources with a focus on maintaining sustainable economic development and public usefulness. The ministry also promotes industrial development standards that are more environmentally friendly. The site provides legal documents for six industries, government program introductions, and publications. Only available in Albanian.
Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 25, 2016
The Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy develops the policies and regulations overseeing the business services and energy industries. This site provides information such as statistics and data on the Austrian economy, as well as numerous discussions of topics related to science, research, and economics.
Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 23, 2016
The Republic of Bulgaria Ministry of Economy is responsible for the implementation and regulation of government policies as it impacts the business services industries. Specifically, this site contains updates on current news, lists of policies, and relevant statistics.
Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: April 8, 2016
The Ministry of Tourism, Industry, and Energy is responsible for the development and regulation of those industries within Cape Verde. This site contains links to applicable documents and current news. Available in Portuguese only.
Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: April 18, 2016
The Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate aims to prevent climate change and addresses energy issues, meteorology, and buildings. It also conducts national geological surveys in Denmark and Greenland. The site contains information on the ministry's policies, legislation, an overview of the issues it is tasked to cover, and its EU and international policies. In addition, the site provides facts about energy supply, savings, and security, as well as recent news and press releases.
Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: April 25, 2016
The Ministry of Mines, Industry, and Energy is the official national regulatory agency for the minerals and energy industries in Equatorial Guinea. The site contains general information on the ministry and the industries involved.
Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: April 20, 2016
The Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy is responsible for policy and regulatory development that impacts the business services, energy, technology, and hospitality and travel industries. This site contains information on the various trade agencies Germany is involved with, as well as statistical data and policies.
Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: April 26, 2016
The International Energy Agency (IEA) focuses on assuring reliable, affordable, and clean energy around the world through proper policy development and regulation. This site features energy statistics worldwide through publications and papers, newsletters, events, and workshops. IEA also publishes the World Energy Outlook, an annual flagship publication that is available in a variety of languages. Most publications and papers require paid subscriptions or pay-per-article; however, universities and developing country clients receive a discount.
Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 15, 2015
The Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) is responsible for the regulation and oversight of the atomic energy industry in Japan. This site contains a list of news, information, publications, and JAEA research.
Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: April 25, 2016
The Ministry of Economic Affairs is in charge of policy development to create a sustainable, competitive business environment in the Netherlands. Specific focus is placed on agriculture and energy, as well as focusing on a balance between ecology and economy. This site contains relevant information for the agriculture, biotechnology, and energy industries.
Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: May 18, 2016
The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy is responsible for policy development and regulation as it applies to the Norwegian energy industry. This site contains contact information, rules and laws, press releases, and reports.
Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: June 17, 2016
The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has four main responsibilities: issuing licenses for the generation, transmission, and distribution of electric power; establishing and enforcing standards to ensure quality and safety of electrical power operation; approving investments and power acquisition programs of utility companies; and determining tariffs for the generation, transmission, and distribution of electric power. The site contains agency information, legislative and licensing documents, information on standards and privatization, publications, and recent industry news.
Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: June 6, 2016
The Ministry of the Environment and Energy in Sweden is responsible for promoting sustainable development in the country by implementing environmental legislation and policies. The ministry's website contains an overview of the areas of responsibility of the ministry itself, as well as news articles about recent events and various environmental publications which can be downloaded for free in PDF.
Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: June 13, 2016
The Turkish Atomic Energy Authority (TAEK) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of atomic energy use within Turkey. This site contains a listing of all international agreements Turkey is involved with as well as resources and publications produced by the TAEK.
Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: July 1, 2016
The United States Department of Energy regulates and oversees the energy industry to ensure that both energy and environmental needs are met. The site contains sections about public services provided by the department, science and innovation, and saving energy. On the homepage, users can find a blog and library of news which both provide recent information on advances in energy and the environment.
Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 15, 2016
The Ministry of Energy and Water Development is the main agency in Zambia that is in charge of regulating the energy and water industries. The site includes information on the departments, as well as general news and resources.
Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 13, 2016