Man ordered to sell village home to coal company

German Eckardt Heukamp has been forced to give his land to RWE for the excavation of coal in Lützerath

Ofgem to appear in court today

Administrators are reportedly challenging the regulator’s status as a creditor in the collapse of three suppliers

Severn Trent Water fined £1.5m for illegal sewage discharges

Nearly 360,000 litres of sewage were discharged into one brook

ExxonMobil wins New York climate change fraud court battle

State Judge Barry R. Ostrager said the attorney general failed to prove the company misled investors about the true cost of climate change

Poland taken to EU Court for not removing coal and gas tax exemptions

The Commission says Polish legislation favours highly polluting activities and does now require energy intensive businesses to improve their efficiency

Belgium taken to EU Court over energy market failings

The European Commission said the country did not correctly transpose certain rules on the powers of the national regulator

Italy taken to EU Court over air pollution and wastewater failings

The nitrogen dioxide limit set out under EU legislation had to be met in 2010

EU Commission investigates UK’s Capacity Market scheme

It follows the EU Court’s landmark ruling which led to the suspension of the scheme last November

EU bank taken to court over €60m biomass loan

Environmental lawyers at ClientEarth alleges the European Investment Bank failed to apply ‘crucial environmental scrutiny’ to its funding decisions

Dyson wins EU battle over energy efficiency labelling

It argued the tests carried out on empty machines did not reflect real-life conditions of use and claimed they favoured rivals’ models