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Europe close to deal on ETS

19 out of 28 EU nations have voted for a compromise on reforms to the carbon emissions market. The tweak to the Emissions Trading System is aimed at cutting greenhouse gas emissions under the Paris accord while maintaining economic competitiveness of energy-intensive industries.

Innogy chief Terium enjoying challenge ‘out of the comfort zone’

RWE-owned Innogy has joined forces with leading global equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd in a bid to discover new start-ups that can provide innovative products and services in the energy market. Power Engineering International caught up with Innogy CEO Peter Terium as he headed for the launch in Tel Aviv, Israel on Tuesday.

Combating the threat of mercury

Mercury has been elevated to the status of a pollutant of global concern owing to some of its unique toxic properties which pose environmental and health risks.

Interview: Kristian Ruby, Eurelectric

In January, Kristian Ruby succeeded Hans ten Berge as secretary-general of European electric industry trade body Eurelectric.

Europe passes draft carbon market reform

Europe's parliament has adopted draft reforms to the bloc’s carbon market. 

European heating sector urges Parliament to support EU ETS reform

Organisations involved in the European Union’s heating sector have jointly called on the European Parliament to implement the findings of the EU Emissions Trading System report.

Is clarity in the eye of the beholder?

In my time covering the electric power industries at Power Engineering International one of the ever-present clichés, the catch cry no matter what your sector, is the call for ‘clarity’ so as to facilitate investment.

Utility group apply pressure on EU ahead of ETS vote

A group of 14 of Europe’ leading utilities is calling for a stronger Emissions Trading System ahead of a vote in the bloc’s parliament on Tuesday.

WindEurope concerned about investment despite positives

WindEurope has noted the impressive gains in wind energy installations in particular European member states, but has an overriding concern about the variations in investment across the EU.

Policymakers urged not to ‘pull the rug’ on existing power assets

New secretary-general of Eurelectric, Kristian Ruby, speaks to Power Engineering International about the new and ongoing challenges facing the European electric power sector such as the impact of Brexit.

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