Arizona regulator proposes clean energy mandates

An Arizona regulator has proposed a mandate to produce 80% of energy from clean sources and install 3GW of storage by 2050. Andrew Tobin, a member of the Arizona Corporation Commission said his state and its utilities should also implement reforms to boost energy efficiency, electric vehicles and biomass. The move would see the state […]

MEPs propose mandatory audits for fracking projects

The European Parliament has proposed all new shale gas drilling projects must go through audits to check their environmental impact. That’s under a new amendment to existing EU legislation put forward yesterday which would close a potential loophole. Current rules cover natural gas projects which extract at least 500,000 cubic metres a day. However many […]