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.

Norway could implement CCS by 2022

Norway is aiming to fully develop a carbon capture and storage scheme by 2022, its government said this week.

UK carbon target to remain despite Brexit says energy secretary

The UK will remain committed to action against climate change despite its vote to leave the European Union, energy secretary Amber Rudd said today.

Brexit: What’s next for European utilities?

“The defensive nature of utilities may help them outperform other sectors due to investor flight to safety amid uncertainty” in the wake of last week’s ‘Brexit’ vote.

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”.

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