A report from the National Audit Office shows the extent of bad decision-making that enabled the Hinkley Point C nuclear deal.
Newly promised charging infrastructure could be transformational for air quality and the energy market.
Lawyers have challenged €1.3bn in power subsidies it says were not formally approved.
Europe’s newest gas pipeline does not comply with EU law, environment charities have warned.
EU countries have finally voted to secure tough new industrial pollution rules that could save thousands of lives each year.
Coal-free days like today should prompt the government to make the grid ready for a different, cleaner energy mix.
A new report shows that while coal is destined to exit the global energy mix, governments need to go far further in speeding the transition.
The House of Lords Economic Affairs Select Committee last week released a report on the “Price of Power”. The report has been criticised on numerous grounds, but the common theme is that it exaggerates the price (in the broadest sense of the word) of renewable electricity.
The government’s new Emissions Reduction Plan is overdue, and getting more overdue by the month. Today’s news suggests we could be waiting until June.
Biomass report confirms years of doubt over the ‘carbon-neutral’ status of burning wood for power.
Coal capital Essen has scooped this year’s official ‘Europe’s greenest’ title. Our environmental lawyers are incredulous.
Doubts remain over whether public money is best spent on wood-burning for UK power.
EU state aid inquiry finds energy market intervention should be last resort, but fails to focus on climate
The report finds that EU countries need to better assess the need for capacity mechanisms, as they have failed to do so in the past.
Households, local governments and small businesses can participate in the energy system, reducing the cost of energy for all and help Europe move towards a low-emission energy system.
This mammoth package of laws lets industry wield unprecedented influence over the EU’s energy future.
Romania to provide equivalent of €99 million in state aid to close down two ageing coalmines.
Efficiency should be at the heart of the EU’s new energy laws because it saves energy, it saves money and it helps protect the environment.
Eight new energy laws for the EU will be proposed by the European Commission on Wednesday. Known as the Winter Package, these laws must conform to the main principles of good governance.
ClientEarth explains what the Energy Union and the Market Design Initiative is. Why do we need it and what are its benefits?
We now have an expiry date on domestic coal – but is it soon enough? We need clearer action and bolder ambition from the UK Government.
The UK Government has lobbied the EU to weaken pollution limits for Europe’s power plants, a move at odds with public pronouncements.
Spain’s coalmine closure plan has been approved by the European Commission and must go full steam ahead.