The drought affecting Portugal since the beginning of the year has crippled hydroelectric production and led to a 63% rise in average wholesale electricity prices ..
News 17 Aug 2017
Campaigners have called on Brussels to support the electrification of EU coastal fishing boats after a study showed batteries could halve the environmental footprint of ..
News 16 Aug 2017
Researchers have urged policymakers to start working on policies incentivising the development of technologies that will enable CO2 removal to meet climate targets ..
News 14 Aug 2017
Brexit could pave the way for agricultural jobs in the UK biomass crop planting sector, a report suggested on Tuesday ..
News 10 Aug 2017
Decarbonising the electricity supply will require deploying 230 gigawatts of offshore wind capacity in the North Seas by 2045, consultants at Ecofys estimated on Thursday ..
News 10 Aug 2017
Germany’s energy-related CO2 emissions have continued to rise this year, with the biggest contribution coming from transport, German think tanks said this week ..
News 9 Aug 2017
The regional government of Asturias in north-west Spain has been ordered to tighten pollution limits in a permit granted to the coal-fired power station Soto ..
News 4 Aug 2017
The Spanish government has announced it will not renew the operating licence for the Garoña nuclear plant in Burgos, abandoning a five-year effort to return ..
News 2 Aug 2017
All pollution permits held by large combustion plants will be reviewed in the next four years to ensure compliance with stricter EU standards by mid-2021, ..
News 1 Aug 2017
Polish renewable energy companies have warned of a likely wave of bankruptcies in the sector resulting from a recent revamp of the national renewable energy ..
News 31 Jul 2017
The impact of heavy fossil fuel use is adding the equivalent of $42.7bn to Germany’s annual healthcare costs, more than any other EU country, a ..
News 28 Jul 2017
Projects built without assessing their environmental impacts can be regularised by undertaking a new evaluation including past impacts, the EU court has ruled ..
News 27 Jul 2017
Energy-intensive industries will be exempt from paying the indirect costs of the Renewables Obligation (RO) scheme, the UK government has confirmed ..
News 25 Jul 2017
Firms providing 'demand response' services in a market increasingly based on variable power production should be made to compensate generators for lost sales, a new ..
News 20 Jul 2017
European energy regulators have called the European Commission’s proposal for a 15% electricity interconnection target by 2030 “unjustified” and “detrimental to consumers" ..
News 19 Jul 2017