Sandbag recently contributed to a #FutureOfEurope debate as part of the 6th annual Eurosfat conference in Bucharest
In the near term the UK grid will require some additional fossil peaking plant, which will work alongside batteries and DSR to ensure the lights stay on.
Businesses are clear that changes to the ETS benchmarks are needed - to facilitate low-carbon production methods, and eliminate perverse incentives to pollute.
New report finds UK is on track to phase-out coal by 2025 and can keep the lights on - without building any new large gas plants
Today, the European Commission published the preliminary 2017 emissions under the EU’s Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). Sandbag has analysed the data, and we explain in six graphics what you need to know.
Our new report shows EU cooperation is needed to unlock cost-effective reductions
On the 14th March Sandbag gave evidence at the House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee
Sandbag spoke in favour of a regional carbon price at the French government event last week
Today, the EU Council has finally endorsed the ETS reform, the final stage before it becomes law - but already, further reform is being discussed.
This week, MEPs can vote to put a 550g emissions limit on capacity payments, and avoid supercharging coal
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.