EU invests €116m in climate and environmental projects

They include the development of sustainable public transport and infrastructure for cycling and electric vehicles

Picture of the European Union flag on solar panels and a wind turbine
EU and Spanish bank join forces to combat climate change

They have also signed an agreement to finance the Goya wind energy project

EU agrees stricter rules for Russia-Germany gas pipeline

Under the amended rules, pipelines to and from third countries cannot be directly owned by gas suppliers

Eleven EU member states have hit 2020 renewable energy goals

The share of energy from renewable sources in the EU reached 17.5% in 2017

New UK system to limit F-gases in no deal Brexit scenario

F-gases can be found in air conditioning and refrigeration and are powerful greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming

Estonian firm lent €12m to commercialise fuel cell tech

It plans to manufacture around two million cells per year, accounting for an electrical capacity of 50MW

Profit warning from SSE after EU suspends energy subsidy scheme

The Big Six energy supplier has also lost 160,000 customers

EU’s 2020 energy efficiency target gap ‘continues to widen’

Latest figures reveal energy consumption in the EU continued to increase for the third consecutive year

Could carmakers find ways around new emissions testing systems?

The European Court of Auditors warn they could find flexibilities in the laboratory tests to lower their emissions

EU backs Finnish power grid upgrade with €100m loan

The project will allow higher capacity of new renewable generation projects to be added to the grid