Germany needs to double output from wind and solar farms to achieve national climate targets to 2020 and 2030, NGO Deutsche Umwelthilfe has said ..
News 11 Oct 2017
EU competition officials approved on Friday four state support schemes for renewable energy worth a combined €8.5 billion to deliver 7.5 gigawatts over 20 years ..
News 29 Sep 2017
The Danish government’s planned new support system for renewable energy has been criticised as a political deal which will not ensure the most energy is ..
News 28 Sep 2017
European Commission proposals to tighten rules on guarantees of origin (GOs) do little to prevent “greenwashing” by electricity suppliers, an MEP has said ..
News 27 Sep 2017
Wind could provide up to 30% of Europe's power demands by 2030, according to the industry body WindEurope ..
News 26 Sep 2017
- Energy,COP21: climate crunch
European electricity utilities have urged EU lawmakers to drop a proposal preventing governments from supporting coal plants, arguing it would not reduce emissions ..
News 25 Sep 2017
EU member states are discussing how much of their contribution towards the EU’s 2030 renewables target should be delivered by 2025 as they seek common ..
News 22 Sep 2017
EU member states are seeking further leeway to increase harvesting in their forests under a draft law that aims to balance carbon emissions and removals ..
News 21 Sep 2017
The EU must raise its 2030 emissions reduction target to 55% if it is to stand a realistic chance of making its contribution towards limiting ..
News 20 Sep 2017
Large majorities of citizens support the EU’s policies to tackle climate change, an EU opinion poll has found ..
News 18 Sep 2017
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
The consumption of ozone-depleting chemicals in Europe fell by 13% in 2016 compared to the previous year, the European Environment Agency said on Thursday ..
News 14 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