Global renewable electricity generation capacity increased by 9% thanks to a record 161 gigawatts of new installations in 2016, even as overall investments fell, a ..
News 7 Jun 2017
The European Parliament’s lead MEP on the post-2020 sustainability rules for biofuels is set to propose limiting EU bioenergy support to energy produced from waste ..
News 6 Jun 2017
Talks on how forests should be factored into the calculation of a country’s overall greenhouse gas emissions have foundered, officials told ENDS on Wednesday ..
News 24 May 2017
MEPs drafting the European Parliament’s position on energy governance have proposed to set binding national targets for renewables and energy efficiency up to 2030 to ..
News 18 May 2017
EU member states are currently discussing a Czech proposal that would allow them to miss annual renewable energy goals on the way to meeting the ..
News 11 May 2017
Green MEP Bas Eickhout has been urged by fellow lawmakers to consider the impacts of his “ideological” proposal to target a 25% share of electric ..
News 4 May 2017
The EU must speed up the improvement of car CO2 efficiency to hit its 2021 target following the smallest drop in emissions in a decade, ..
News 21 Apr 2017
EU power industry has called for electricity to be classified differently according to its origin, which could exempt renewables from EU energy efficiency targets ..
News 20 Apr 2017
A record 138.5 gigawatts of renewable electricity generation capacity was installed worldwide in 2016 despite a fall in investment, according to an annual report released ..
News 6 Apr 2017
The European Parliament's lead MEP on the RED II renewable energy directive has called for a 35% renewables share by 2030 and binding national sub-targets ..
News 28 Mar 2017
Member states will be allowed to cancel some of the energy savings they need to deliver each year by switching to biomass, a leaked European ..
News 17 Mar 2017
The EU sourced 16.7% of its final energy consumption from renewables in 2015, with 11 member states already exceeding their 2020 targets, data from the ..
News 15 Mar 2017
A recent Chatham House report arguing against wood as a green energy source offered “flawed” advice to policymakers, the International Energy Agency said on Monday ..
News 13 Mar 2017
The European Parliament's lead negotiator in reforming the EU’s Renewable Energy Directive has said he will not countenance a 2030 renewables target below 30% ..
News 9 Mar 2017
Several countries dispute the EU view that renewable energy tenders should not favour specific forms of generation, a French diplomat has said ..
News 8 Mar 2017