India to provide subsidies for all types of EVs

The country’s government plans to invest the equivalent of £600m over a five-year period

Green groups call for no gas subsidies at Drax

A total of 64 environmental organisations have said the government should not encourage the burning of gas at the plant

UK experts back subsidies for mini nuclear power plants

A government-commissioned review suggests small modular reactors could be delivered by 2030

Remote island wind projects able to compete in renewable auction

Wind farms with a capacity of 5MW and more will be able to take part in the upcoming Contracts for Difference auction

One in three Brits ‘willing to pay more to go 100% electric’

Around 49% out of the 2,004 people surveyed also said they would pay a higher upfront cost for an electric vehicle

Chinese solar stocks slump as subsidies slashed

New projects have also been paused until further notice

Budget 2017: No subsidies for green energy until 2025

Renewable energy project developers have been dealt a huge blow as the government said there will be no new subsidies until 2025. The budget for support schemes, such as Contracts for Difference (CfDs), has so far been set through the Levy Control Framework (LCF) and since the Spring Budget announcement to end the LCF, the […]

EU approves Spanish support scheme for renewables

The European Commission has approved Spain’s support scheme for renewable electricity. It found the programme, which supports electricity generation from green energy sources, high efficiency cogeneration of heat, power and waste to be in line with state aid rules. Under the scheme, projects will receive a premium on top of the market price of electricity, […]

European nations ‘spending €112bn a year on fossil fuel subsidies’

Governments in 11 European countries are handing out subsidies worth more than €112 billion (£98.4bn) every year for fossil fuel production. That’s according to a new report from the Overseas Development Institute and Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe, which analysed subsidies given to oil, gas and coal projects between 2014 and 2016. The countries include […]

Climate vulnerable nations urge G20 to end fossil fuel subsidies

The world’s most climate vulnerable countries are urging the G20 nations to phase out fossil fuel subsidies by 2020. The Vulnerable 20 (V20) nations, which include Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Philippines, are calling for “market distorting” fossil fuel production subsidies to be removed immediately and no later than the end of the decade. According to […]