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Green growth vital to beating EU smog says report

Research launched today reveals that EU citizens are set to pocket $209bn by adopting innovative smog-reduction technologies over the next seven years.

Calls for greater recognition for cogeneration

EU leaders failed to agree on a new energy efficiency target, despite negotiations going on to the early hours on Wednesday night last. The importance of the sector and cogeneration’s place within it was a key point of discussion at COGEN Europe’s 25th anniversary Power of Heat annual conference in Brussels last week.

EU increases renewable energy target to 32 per cent

Negotiators between the various institutions in Brussels have informally agreed on a binding 32 per cent EU renewable energy target for 2030.

Wednesday vital for clean energy package compromise

The European Council and the European Parliament will convene on Wednesday in a bid to propose a new and ambitious renewable energy target as part of the bloc’s 2030 Clean Energy Package.

Is a prosumer-led energy system unstoppable?

There are big implications for decentralized energy in terms of a potential prosumer-led electric power system. We are seeing more and more tech innovation aimed at making the energy user autonomous, but, at the moment, it seems the preserve of an early adopter elite.

IEA report exposes inadequate decentralized energy response

The need for policymaking to keep apace with reality received a fresh jolt this week when the International Energy Agency released a report outlining how badly decentralized energy technologies are doing in helping the world meet its Paris Climate Agreement targets.

EU construction trade body joins decentralized energy campaign

The Small is Beautiful campaign, which works to support small-scale renewable and cogeneration installations in the European Union, has a new member this week.

Vattenfall boss calls on German government to focus more on CHP...

Magnus Hall, the chief executive of Vattenfall, has called on the German government to provide a clear date for coal power phase-out and put more emphasis on combined heat and power.

Cross-party group says Brexit could lead to energy shortages and high...

A House of Lords parliamentary committee has requested a full study be made on the likely impact of Brexit on both energy supply and prices for the UK.

Positive reaction to EU Parliament vote on clean energy

MEPs have adopted tighter targets for energy efficiency and renewable energy by 2030, following a vote on Wednesday.

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