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
Dutch cities have helped to secure Europe’s global leadership in electric vehicles, but the country is struggling to decarbonise the power these use, according to ..
News 7 Mar 2017
The European Parliament will back higher 2030 renewables and energy efficiency targets, Green MEP Claude Turmes predicted on Wednesday. ..
News 2 Mar 2017
Stakeholders have generally welcomed a common position on rule changes to the EU emissions trading scheme (ETS) reached by environment ministers on Tuesday ..
News 1 Mar 2017
Governments are unlikely to agree a common position on the EU’s ‘clean energy’ proposals this year, energy ministers said on Monday at a summit that ..
News 27 Feb 2017
EU countries’ access to forestry credits should be accelerated to help them offset emissions in sectors such as agriculture and transport, the European Parliament’s lead ..
News 27 Feb 2017