Ukraine gets €53m energy efficiency boost

The IFC, a member of the World Bank, will manage the funding from the EU and Germany

EU ‘makes no improvements’ on emissions from new cars

For 17 member states, the average CO2 emissions were higher than in 2016

Work starts on ‘world’s largest’ hydrogen pilot facility

The EU-funded flagship project will have a capacity of 6MW and be fully operational by spring 2019

EU extends anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel ropes and cables

The EU has imposed a total of 53 measures on steel and iron products, including 27 on imports from China

MEPs greenlight stricter car testing reforms post-dieselgate scandal

The European Commission can impose fines of up to €30,000 (£26,260) per vehicle if manufacturers break the rules

MEPs back near zero energy buildings by 2050

Member states will be required to develop national long term strategies to support cost-saving renovation of public and private buildings

‘Voluntary approach to energy efficiency in buildings not working’

Global businesses say legislation is needed to drive change in the sector

‘UK has made substantial progress in Euratom negotiations’

The UK and EU have agreed on an implementation period running until the end of 2020

New EU rules agreed to monitor heavy duty vehicle emissions

It is is the first ever EU legislation focusing on the CO2 emissions from lorries, buses and coaches

EU approves German offshore wind surcharge reductions

The costs of connecting offshore wind installations to the main electricity grid will be financed by a surcharge, which power customers would pay from 2019