Negotiators from the European Parliament and EU Council have made “solid progress” towards a compromise on reforms to the EU emissions trading system, an Estonian ..
News 14 Sep 2017
- Energy,COP21: climate crunch
MEPs on the European Parliament’s environment (ENVI) committee gave their backing on Thursday to a 2030 energy efficiency improvement target of 40% ..
News 7 Sep 2017
The European parliament’s industry and energy committee was divided on Monday over proposed reforms to the Energy Efficiency Directive ..
News 5 Sep 2017
The EU moved closer to linking its emissions trading scheme with the Swiss system on Wednesday as the European Commission adopted proposals to conclude a ..
News 16 Aug 2017
Talks with national government delegates on planned reforms to the EU’s emissions trading system moved forward on Tuesday evening and could be wrapped up by ..
News 28 Jun 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
MEPs across party lines appear to have united against a proposal by lead MEP Adam Gierek to shift the focus of the Energy Efficiency Directive ..
News 23 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
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
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
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