The EU could slash nitrogen oxide and sulphur dioxide levels in the air by an additional 10-15%, preventing 50,000 pollution-related deaths by 2040, the International Energy ..
News 27 Jun 2016
Talks on an updated product energy label are likely to stall for months after the Industry, Research and Energy Committee voted to deny the rapporteur ..
News 14 Jun 2016
The European Commission has referred Poland to the EU Court for failing to have sufficient legal requirements in place for certain biofuels and for discriminatory ..
News 31 May 2016
The EU court has rejected a German case that could have allowed energy-intensive firms to claw back €30m in state aid they were forced to ..
News 12 May 2016
A nine-year dispute over the legality of a hydropower plant in Austria has ended with the ruling that the facility does not breach EU environmental ..
News 9 May 2016
Air quality in port areas and along the coastlines of the North and Baltic Seas has shown “noticeable improvement” following tighter restrictions on sulphur in ..
News 20 Apr 2016
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MEPs have tabled conflicting positions on whether the EU needs new legislation to ensure exploration companies’ liability for offshore oil and gas accidents ..
News 24 Mar 2016
Spain’s supreme court has ruled that retroactive cuts in renewable subsidies introduced in 2013 may have been unconstitutional, opening the door to a possible EU ..
News 11 Jan 2016
The European Commission is taking Malta to the EU court for continuing finch trapping on its territory ..
News 24 Sep 2015
Energy savings equivalent to the annual consumption of the Baltic states could be achieved each year through reformed energy labelling, the European Commission said as ..
News 15 Jul 2015
Brussels wants to change the system for labelling the energy efficiency of consumer products such as vacuum cleaners, TVs and tumble dryers back to an ..
News 30 Jun 2015
Austria will file a legal complaint in the EU court next week against the European Commission’s decision to authorise UK subsidies for a new nuclear ..
News 24 Jun 2015
The UN’s international trade law commission, UNCITRAL, will arbitrate in a lawsuit against Spain by international solar power investors over retroactive cuts to solar subsidies ..
News 23 Jun 2015
The European Commission is asking the EU court to fine Greece for failing to update its national energy efficiency law in line with EU legislation ..
News 18 Jun 2015
The EU court ruled on Thursday that the UK has violated EU rules by offering a reduced VAT rate for energy-saving materials that improve buildings’ ..
News 4 Jun 2015