The EU’s energy consumption was 2.5% below 1990 levels in 2015, while reliance on fossil fuel imports jumped by a fifth in the same period, ..
News 20 Feb 2017
The European Commission may get to work this year on developing energy efficiency standards for electric kettles sold in the EU, but the process is ..
News 16 Feb 2017
The European Commission’s assessment that the EU is on track to meet all its 2020 climate targets prompted calls for greater ambition on Wednesday ..
News 1 Feb 2017
The European Commission is nearing a full delivery of the policy proposals it promised under its ‘energy union’ strategy, with updated vehicle standards still to come, ..
News 30 Jan 2017
An EU-wide carbon price floor for power plants could avoid up to 943 million tonnes of CO2 by 2025, German researchers said on Monday ..
News 10 Jan 2017
National emissions reduction targets in sectors outside the EU emissions trading scheme should be strengthened and extended out to 2050, the European Parliament’s lead MEP ..
News 9 Jan 2017
- Climate,Energy,Brexit and the EU
MEPs' backing of an ambitious reform of the EU’s carbon trading scheme and the Brexit referendum shaped the carbon price chart in 2016, according to ..
News 6 Jan 2017
A network development plan for EU gas system operators, released on Tuesday, is incompatible with the EU’s 30% energy efficiency target and could result in ..
News 21 Dec 2016
The European Parliament and the EU Council are prepared to agree on revising energy labels when 30% of products in a group fall in the ..
News 6 Dec 2016
- Climate,Energy,Markets & Corporate
The Commission’s proposal for a higher 30% energy efficiency target for 2030 will knock down the price of allowances under the EU emissions trading scheme, ..
News 1 Dec 2016
Member states are on track to meet EU renewables and energy efficiency targets for 2020 but they will need to step up efforts to comply ..
News 1 Dec 2016
- Climate,Energy,General Policy
The European Commission has proposed a binding 30% energy efficiency target for 2030 and published its delayed Ecodesign Working Plan ..
News 30 Nov 2016
Ahead of the publication of the European Commission’s Winter Package tomorrow (Wednesday), NGOs and MEPs are warning that they expect it to “fall well short” ..
News 29 Nov 2016
The European Commission has asked the EU Court of Justice to fine Spain over €46 million for delaying measures to comply with a previous judgement ..
News 17 Nov 2016