Energy intensive industry ‘faces climate, innovation and skills challenges’

The energy intensive industry (EII) in the EU is currently facing climate change, innovation and skills challenges. That’s according to Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska, who was speaking at the High-Level Conference on EII in Brussels. She said the sector plays a key role in meeting EU targets as it accounts for a quarter of CO2 emissions in […]

Where should compensation for climate change policies go?

BIS is calling for evidence from businesses affected by rising energy prices as a result of climate change policies to help the Government target funds from the Energy Intensive Industries (EII) Package. Last year it was announced energy intensive users will get a £250 million package from the Government to counter rising electricity bills. It […]