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French power sector CO2 falls 40% in 201428 Jan 2015 The French power sector emitted 40% less CO2 in 2014 due to a drop in electricity demand and a shift from fossil fuels to renewables
Šefčovič hints at new approach on interconnectors27 Jan 2015 Brussels plans to be “much harsher” on member states that do not properly implement energy legislation, including making the required investments in power interconnectors, the energy union chief said
EU-backed CCS report moots emission standards27 Jan 2015 The European Commission’s consultants have told it to consider introducing emission performance standards to help drive carbon capture and storage technology
Policies, prices dampen CHP prospects24 Nov 2014 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
Challenges to introducing environmental taxes can be overcome14 Nov 2014 Introducing environmental taxation can be challenging but there are many solutions, says James Nix of Green Budget Europe.
Can auctions boost Poland’s renewables sector?6 Jan 2014 Donald Tusk’s government is betting on an auctioning system to reform subsidies for green energy but some question its effectiveness, writes Wojciech Kość
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