About: low-carbon energy

Climate change 28-03-2018

Breaking the glass ceiling of EU climate policy

The request from EU leaders to see an update of the European Commission's 2050 low-carbon roadmap mandates a higher level of ambition from Europe on meeting climate goals also in 2030, writes Brook Riley.
Electricity 10-01-2018

To finance the energy transition, EU leaders must restore their ambition

The investment case for low-carbon energy is strong: increased economic growth and jobs, reduced transition risks, and the most cost-effective pathway to realising the goals of the Paris Agreement. Why, then, are EU energy ministers so reluctant to provide the legislative framework required to shift the trillions? writes Stephanie Pfeifer.
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Climate change 08-07-2014

Commission earmarks €2 billion for clean energy projects

The European Commission announced on Tuesday a €2 billion boost for low-carbon energy projects in Europe. The Commission is awarding a total of 1 billion EUR to 19 innovative low-carbon energy projects selected under the second call of the NER300 funding programme.
Trade & Society 04-07-2013

EU missing a chance to jump-start investment in a low-carbon economy

Time is running out for Europe to make a low-carbon economy attractive, argues Stephanie Pfeifer.
Energy 19-06-2012

Our vision for Europe: Reliable, affordable and low-carbon energy

Clean, reliable and affordable energy is essential to the fabric of society itself, driving successful industries and businesses, says Igor Czerny of EDF.
Climate change 18-06-2012

Poland blocks EU’s zero-carbon plan

With European delegates preparing to push a low-carbon agenda at the Rio Earth Summit this week, coal-reliant Poland has prevented EU governments from speaking with a single voice in the bloc's debate on a low-carbon energy future.