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Energy 15-01-2019

‘Merkel deceived us on climate’, says Germany’s Energiewende godfather

Berlin lacks the political will to bring the energy transition forward, said Hans Josef Fell, the initiator of Germany's world-renowned 2000 renewable energy feed-in tariff legislation, in an interview with EURACTIV.com.
Energy 22-11-2016

Czech support for renewable energy in uncertain situation

In the Czech Republic, renewable energy producers may lose their feed-in tariffs for 2017. EURACTIV.cz reports.
Energy 17-03-2015

An unexpected victory for renewables in Poland

The new renewable energy act paves the way to an energy transition in Poland, says environmental expert Andrzej Ancygier.
Energy 10-04-2014

Commission pushes renewable energy into the free market

Renewable energy subsidies that helped spur Europe’s €48-billion-a-year clean energy industry are to be phased out across the continent, under new market-friendly state aid rules announced by the European Commission Wednesday (9 April).

Cameron pledges review of green energy tariffs

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged to roll back the £112 annual costs of green tariffs on energy bills, as he came under fire over Sir John Major's call for a windfall tax on the excess profits of Britain's big six energy companies.
Energy 11-10-2013

Energy CEOs call for end to renewable subsidies

The CEOs of 10 utilities companies, which together own half of Europe's electricity generating capacity, are calling for an end to subsidies for wind and solar energy, which they say add too much power to a market already struggling with overcapacity.
Trade & Society 23-05-2013

Hollande calls for EU ‘harmonisation’ on renewable energy

European Union countries should consider dropping their national support schemes for renewable energies in favour of a harmonised EU approach that would send a clearer signal to investors, French President François Hollande said at the conclusion of an EU summit yesterday (22 May).
Energy 24-02-2012

Germany announces up to 30% cuts in solar subsidies

The German government has agreed to accelerate the next round of cuts in state-mandated photovoltaic incentives by three months to April 1 after a record-breaking expansion of solar power in 2011.
Energy 26-05-2011

Special Report: EU on track for solar grid parity by 2017

Solar photovoltaic (PV) power is set to achieve the environmentalists' holy grail of grid parity – the same cost price as fossil fuels – across the European Union by 2017, according to a UN expert.