EU ‘surpassed its 2020 renewable energy target’

The share of energy consumed from renewable sources reached 22%, official data shows

Eastman to invest $1bn in plastics recycling facility in France

The material-to-material molecular recycling plant would process up to 160,000 metric tonnes annually of hard-to-recycle plastic waste that is currently being incinerated

EU bank commits €1bn for energy efficient social housing in France

The new scheme is expected to help finance the renovation of around 70,000 social housing units across France, helping reduce the primary energy use of buildings by at least 40%

European solar PV capacity jumped 34% in 2021

2021 is touted as the best year in solar history according to a new study

Is Europe moving towards joint gas buying to fight against soaring energy prices?

The proposals reportedly aim to create gas reserves that EU state members could rely on in periods of crisis

Ofgem invites new interconnector investment under ‘cap and floor’ regime

The move further supports the government’s commitment to more than double existing interconnector capacity by 2030

Electricity prices are a barrier to decarbonisation, UK steel industry says

UK steel manufacturers currently pay 61% more for electricity than their competitors in Germany and 51% more than in France, new report finds

Aramco inks deal with French businesses to boost hydrogen in Saudi Arabia

It will explore the possibility of a hydrogen-powered vehicle business for the Middle Eastern market and other low carbon technologies

National Grid: IFA interconnector back in full service from December 2022

The power link will return back to service in two phases

EDF to stop power cuts on customers who are in arrears on bills

The company will introduce a power reduction rather than a power cut for households in energy debt