Scientific studies confirm an “overwhelming consensus” that biofuel policies increase food prices, a literature review commissioned by environmental groups argued on Friday ..
News 15 Sep 2017
EU lawmakers clashed on Monday evening over proposed rules for measuring CO2 emissions and sequestration in land use and forestry against 2030 reduction goals ahead ..
News 12 Sep 2017
Abolishing priority dispatch for renewable power generators would be “premature” while wholesale power markets still show distortions, according to the environment committee's lead MEP ..
News 8 Sep 2017
The European Parliament’s lead negotiator over reforms to the 2009 Renewable Energy Directive has urged the EU executive to produce up-to-date figures on the cost ..
News 5 Sep 2017
It is possible to satisfy energy demand for all purposes with 100% renewable sources in 139 countries by 2050, according to an academic body ..
News 25 Aug 2017
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
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
MEPs backed on Tuesday the European Commission’s approach to measuring emissions from land use and forestry, while urging countries to boost CO2 absorption by the ..
News 11 Jul 2017
- Climate,Energy,Waste & Resources
The Estonian EU Council presidency has indicated it sees little prospect of political agreement with the European Parliament on any of the climate and energy ..
News 7 Jul 2017
EU energy ministers agreed on Monday to support a 30% energy efficiency target for 2030 while weakening an annual savings obligation key to delivering it ..
News 27 Jun 2017
National governments have not moved to increase the target of 27% renewables in the EU’s energy mix proposed by the heads of state and government ..
News 26 Jun 2017
EU environment ministers failed to resolve their differences over key aspects of the EU’s post-2020 climate legislation on Monday despite proposals by the outgoing EU ..
News 19 Jun 2017
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
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