The European Commission has successfully completed all the elements of its energy union package to further integrate Europe’s energy markets, vice-president Maroš Šefčovič has announced ..
News 9 Apr 2019
Draft national climate and energy plans (NECPs) outlining how EU countries intend to meet 2030 policy targets fall well short when it comes to meeting ..
News 2 Apr 2019
A decision by the European Commission which had deemed a surcharge on electricity bills to fund support for renewable generation to be in breach of ..
News 29 Mar 2019
- Climate,Energy,Waste & Resources
The EU should not subsidise fossil fuels, and should promote recycling over incineration, a raft of environmental groups have said ahead of a European Parliament ..
News 25 Mar 2019
The EU Commission's move on Wednesday to label palm oil-based biofuels as unsustainable was welcomed by environmentalists as a milestone in the fight against deforestation ..
News 13 Mar 2019
Fresh research has found wide variation between EU countries regarding the awareness and readiness of EU citizens to improve the energy efficiency of homes ..
News 12 Mar 2019
Consumers could see lower energy bills thanks to new rules on efficiency labels for a range of electrical products published by the European Commission on ..
News 11 Mar 2019
- Climate,Energy,Paris Agreement
The EU should adopt a "shadow price" for carbon, address emissions from aviation and shipping and encourage renewable gas in order to accelerate the clean ..
News 8 Mar 2019
France should veto the conversion of coal-fired power stations to biomass and shut down its four existing plants no later than 2021, environmental campaigners have ..
News 1 Mar 2019
EU countries have reached three-quarters of their 2020 target for the use of renewable energy in transport, but there are major differences between member states ..
News 22 Feb 2019
The greenhouse gas emission savings of biofuels are negated if more than 14% of feedstock expansion is at the expense of forest, the European Commission ..
News 15 Feb 2019
Incineration plants, landfills and other facilities for disposing of unsorted waste should no longer be supported by the EU's largest public fund, MEPs agreed on ..
News 14 Feb 2019
Environmentalists have welcomed a move by the European Commission to limit the use of palm oil to produce “renewable” biofuels, but warned of loopholes ..
News 11 Feb 2019
The EU’s energy consumption rose by 1% in 2017, increasing the chances that the bloc will miss its 2020 energy efficiency targets, new data has ..
News 7 Feb 2019
- Climate,Energy,Waste & Resources,EU's Circular Economy
Environmental campaigners and businesses working in the circular economy field have written to French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe calling for more ambition in an upcoming ..
News 5 Feb 2019