Insights

Explore our up-to-date research, commentaries and policy responses on the global electricity transition.

Filters

Showing 145-153 of 163 results

image Research

The European Power Sector in 2017: The Tipping Point

Renewable energy generation has overtaken coal in European electricity, but emissions reductions have stalled.

  • European Union
  • Europe
  • Coal
  • Solar
  • Wind
  • Bioenergy
image Research

The European Power Sector in 2017

For the first time, wind, sun and biomass overtook coal in supplying European electricity.

  • Europe
  • European Union
image Research

EU ETS Emissions 2016

European coal emissions plummet by 11% in 2016, but the low carbon price is threatening further decarbonisation.

  • Europe
  • European Union
  • Coal
image Research

The Energy Transition in the Power Sector in Europe 2016

EU power emissions fell in 2016, mostly due to a switch from coal generation to gas generation.

  • Europe
  • European Union
  • Coal
  • Gas
image Research

Lifting Europe’s Dark Cloud

This report shows how cutting coal and enforcing regulations could save thousands of lives each year.

  • Europe
  • European Union
  • Coal
image Research

Europe’s dark cloud

Coal pollution and its health impacts travel far beyond borders, and a full coal phase-out in the EU would bring enormous benefits for all citizens across the continent.

  • Europe
  • European Union
  • Coal
image Research

2015 ETS Emissions Analysis

Total emissions are 11mt down, or 0.6%, from 1813mt to 1802mt

  • Europe
  • European Union
  • Coal
  • Gas
image Research

Cement – The Final Carbon Fatcat

How Europe’s cement sector benefits and the climate suffers from emissions trading flaws

  • European Union
  • Europe
image Research

EU Power Sector 2015

Today, Sandbag releases a review of the European power sector in 2015.

  • Europe
  • European Union