Eggborough, a UK 2GW coal power plant, announced today it would close this year, following failure to receive a Capacity Market payment.
Launching today in Brussels - The EU Power Sector Review 2017.
Analysis by Sandbag. The ETS carbon price hit €9 today - But our model shows the persistent surplus will act as a brake on major increases
On Wednesday, the European Parliament should vote for a 2050 net-zero target in line with the Paris Agreement
All MEPs now have a chance to cut biomass-coal cogen subsidies
For all intents and purposes, the proposed legislation will lead to a complete UK coal phase-out from October 2025.
Today, the Council and the European Parliament have reached a provisional agreement to reform the Effort Sharing Regulation
The moment when 196 countries signed on to this Agreement and the ratification threshold was met in 2016, the Requiem for inappropriately low carbon prices started playing in the background.
Zhang Yong hailed the dawn of China's carbon market today
Two new briefings show how small changes to the Effort Sharing Regulation - currently being debated by the European Institutions - could slow EU greenhouse gas emissions cuts. Hundreds of millions of tonnes of CO2 emissions are at stake.
Publication of the electricity units bidding into the UK capacity market shows large support for new gas and old coal
New ETS reforms guarantee that emissions reductions from coal phase-out, energy efficiency and renewables policy will not 'pop up' elsewhere in the EU