Wind and steel sectors ramp up pressure over critical raw materials access

The European Commission must design its forthcoming proposal for a Critical Raw Materials Act to grant sectors essential to Europe’s energy transition access to rare earth metals, nickel, manganese,... Read more

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Coal here to stay without rapid renewables roll-out, RWE executive warns

A top executive at one of Europe’s major utilities has warned that the phase-out of coal power hangs in the balance, and depends entirely on whether the EU can develop renewable capacity and grid balancing infrastructure quickly enough.


Commission consults on electricity market reform

The European Commission is considering new rules to encourage the uptake of power purchase agreements, require contracts for difference for renewable electricity and develop alternatives to gas-fired peaker plants.


Member states pledge to smash EU’s 2030 offshore wind target

Twenty-three mainly coastal EU nations have signed up to voluntary targets to roll out more than 100 GW of offshore renewable capacity by 2030, far beyond the 60 GW goal set by the European Commission.


EU backs multi-terminal offshore wind transmission research

European wind partners have launched a €69m research project to accelerate the use of transmissions systems that enable offshore wind turbines to be used as interconnectors as well as generators.


Huge potential impact of insulating Europe’s housing stock quantified

Analysts at the Buildings Performance Institute Europe estimate that improving insulation in Europe’s housing stock could reduce energy demand in the building sector as a whole by 44%, dramatically reducing demand for gas, heating oil and coal.


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