Emissions & Environment

All news, projects, technology, equipment and research concerning emissions and environment-related issues in the power generation sector. Carbon capture projects, renewable energy, energy transition and energy efficiency, as well as the use of clean coal and other fossil fuels.

How will Brexit hit UK coal, nuclear and renewables?

Further analysis of the impact of the UK’s vote to leave the European Union has been provided by consultancy Frost & Sullivan.

IEA calls for energy investment to cut air pollution

“We need to revise our approach to energy development so that communities are not forced to sacrifice clean air in return for economic growth."

Romania coal power plants violating EU law says report

Romania’s coal-fired power plant fleet is in violation of European emissions laws, according to a report released this week by Greenpeace Romania.

UK spent $44m on CCS before scrapping scheme, report finds

The UK has paid out nearly $44m in support for carbon capture and storage projects since 2011 while producing no results, a report has found.

POWER-GEN Europe Confidence Index survey now live

A comprehensive survey of the European power industry has been launched and is looking for vital input from those who work in the sector.

COP21 Paris deal to be signed by 168 countries

Representatives from 168 countries are at the United Nations Headquarters in New York today to sign the COP21 Paris Agreement.

Don’t lose COP21 momentum says EIB climate chief

The vice-president of the European Investment Bank has told a New York clean energy conference that environmental finance is now a global boardroom issue and “we must all start to write our bottom line with green ink”.

Wind and solar drive drop in EU greenhouse gas emissions

Greenhouse gas emissions regulated under EU’s carbon market stabilized last year, according to analysts at Thomson Reuters.

‘No CO2 tax is a missed COP21 opportunity’

A CO2 tax for companies should be the foundation of a transition to renewable energy according to the president of a Dutch engineering company.

IRENA chief stresses role of gas in renewables transition

The executive director of the International Renewable Energy Agency has stressed the importance of gas in a shift to cleaner electricity.

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