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Green policies undermine biogas sector

The European biogas sector expanded by over 10% last year but policies limiting the use of energy crops are beginning to bite, new research shows
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UK capacity scheme to subsidise gas, nuclear, coal

Power demand reduction has fared poorly in the first round of the UK’s scheme for “keeping the lights on”, with gas, nuclear, coal and biomass plants taking the lion’s share of the subsidies
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Italy ‘needs more RES subsidy reform’

Italian consumers are paying 30% more for energy than the EU average, with renewables subsidies one of the main culprits, according to government-backed research
Analysis Energy, combined heat and power plant (credit: Natural History Museum)

Policies, prices dampen CHP prospects

The development of combined heat and power production is suffering in a number of EU countries due to waning government support and low electricity prices
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