The European Parliament’s industry and energy committee agreed on Tuesday that 35% of energy consumed in the EU should come from renewable sources by 2030 ..
News 28 Nov 2017
ITRE members face a choice between two starkly differing visions of how EU law should be used to drive down energy consumption and increase the share ..
News 27 Nov 2017
- Climate,Energy,General Policy,Brexit and the EU
The UK government has said there will be no new subsidies for low-carbon energy generation until the cost of existing support falls in 2025 ..
News 23 Nov 2017
Germany‘s law allowing tenants to benefit from solar photovoltaic panels installed on the rooftop was cleared on Monday by the European Commission under EU state ..
News 22 Nov 2017
Increasing the level of renewable energy in the EU beyond proposed targets could reduce CO2 emissions from electricity generation by 55% by 2030 while cutting ..
News 21 Nov 2017
The EU council appears to be sticking with the European Commission’s proposal for a 27% renewable energy target for 2030 without any binding national targets ..
News 15 Nov 2017
Mass deployment of cheap wind and solar electricity sources in the UK and Germany by 2040 will boost demand for flexible backup including Nordic hydropower ..
News 14 Nov 2017
Estonia and Luxembourg have signed an agreement on the “statistical transfer of renewable energy amounts” that will help the latter meet its binding 2020 renewable ..
News 14 Nov 2017
Trade associations representing renewable energy sectors have called on EU lawmakers to allow small-scale projects priority access to the grid without having to balance supply ..
News 10 Nov 2017
Billionaire businessman Michael Bloomberg has announced a $50m initiative to move the world away from coal use as delegates discuss how to implement the Paris ..
News 9 Nov 2017
- Energy,Markets & Corporate
Wind power generators have inked power purchase agreements over the past two weeks that cover the output from a gigawatt of installed capacity, with total ..
News 8 Nov 2017
An EU renewable energy target of 35% by 2030 would mean 56% more jobs in the solar sector than the current 27% goal, says research ..
News 6 Nov 2017
A legal dispute over a support scheme for renewables is threatening more than a hundred small hydro projects in Italy that had been declared eligible ..
News 1 Nov 2017
EU ambassadors have agreed to maintain the national 2020 renewable energy targets as the starting point for assessing progress towards the 2030 goals ..
News 31 Oct 2017
Renewable energy in Germany made a substantial contribution to achieving climate protection targets through permanent avoidance of greenhouse gas and air pollutant emissions, a report ..
News 30 Oct 2017