Green light for EU energy efficiency directive

The European Parliament has approved efficiency measures aimed at cutting energy consumption by 20% across the EU. At a plenary session in Strasbourg in France yesterday, energy-saving measures, including renovating public buildings, schemes for utilities and energy audits for all large firms were announced, which could save the EU around €50 billion (£40.1 billion) every […]

Hendry: Why UK opposes EU plans for oil regulations

The UK Government does not want the EU to take full control of oil and gas operations, the Energy Minister said today. His comments come as the European Commission (EC) proposed the new EU regulations, which have been widely opposed by UK oil and gas industry. The Government believes the UK has already got a […]