Daily Archives: September 1, 2016


Iran wants to develop its solar market with foreign help, but trade restrictions are still a problem

Solar companies rushing into Iran’s budding renewable energy market may face challenges due to lingering trade restrictions. For example, the international anti-money-laundering agency, Financial Action Task Force, opted to keep Iran on a blacklist of high-risk territories, even though counter-measures against Iran were lifted a year ago. While the US […]


Smart energy needs smarter regulation by Ronnie Belmans

Many persons in the industry feel the regulation is braking the deployment of new technologies in such a way that the energy transition is slowed down seriously. The sense one gets when talking to colleagues in the sector is that energy policy and regulation is simply far too slow to […]