Malta, current holder of the rotating EU presidency, aims to wrap up work on key parts of the European Commission’s clean energy package at a ..
News 15 Jun 2017
Malta has proposed to bring back the 1.5% annual savings obligation under the EU’s reformed energy efficiency law with increased flexibility, in an attempt to ..
News 13 Jun 2017
The MEP leading talks on the reform of the Energy Efficiency Directive tabled last week a draft negotiating position, accused by campaigners of favouring coal ..
News 12 Jun 2017
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
MEPs agreed to limit the number of forestry credits that member states can use to offset emissions in sectors such as transport and agriculture as ..
News 30 May 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
Despite expectations of an agreement on the EU’s 2030 energy efficiency target, countries stuck to their established positions at an informal meeting of energy ministers ..
News 19 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