After protracted negotiations, the EU's member states have agreed to strengthen the EU ETS.
The European energy hierarchy changed in 2016.
In a joint letter to Members of Parliament, the four largest Nordic utilities - Dong, Fortum, Statkraft and Vattenfall – stress the need to strengthen the EU ETS beyond the European Commission’s legislative proposal that was put forward in 2015.
The south of Europe is the best bet for sun lovers in the coming months.
Based on previous successful outcomes for instance from skiing sponsorship deals, Vattenfall is n
European strategy for heating and cooling could open up opportunities for Vattenfall.
As Vattenfall closes its books for 2015, it can look back on a year which ended with a loss of al
The Netherlands has taken over the presidency of the European Union until 1 July 2016.
News from Vattenfall wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Wind power can meet a quarter of Europe’s electricity demand by 2030 if member states deliv
Wind power can meet a quarter of Europe’s electricity demand by 2030 if Member States deliver on climate and energy pledges, according to the latest forecasts by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA).
“From a consumer’s point of view, the solar on the rooftop is going to be the baseload. Centralised power stations will be increasingly used to provide peak demand."
A gas agreement between Russia and Ukraine for the coming winter is still unsettled.
With less than 100 days left to the climate summit in Paris, concerns are raised of the slow pace
In the first six months of 2015, the European offshore wind industry installed more new capacity than in any other year on record as several projects reached completion and deployment of larger turbines increased.
Waste is increasingly making the journey across borders to be recycled or used as fuel for heat a
The European energy union is a declaration of solidarity and it will be an important tool for the
Europe’s energy revolution marches on.
Renewable energy will grow from providing around a quarter of Europe’s energy to supplying half.
Europe’s overall energy future looks bright.
The Netherlands must increase its efforts to reduce greenhouse gases after a ruling by the Hague
Germany and its “electric neighbours” agree to avoid price caps in wholesale power markets and to reduce restrictions of cross border trade in times of scarcity.
With 11.500 new registered EVs, European had its third best month ever and a 40% improvement over the same month last year.
The chief executive of Engie, one of the world’s biggest power companies, says fossil fuel electricity generation is on the way out in Europe.
Biomass is the only renewable, affordable energy source available on-demand. European countries need to make sure it is sourced sustainably.
On 1 January 2019 the EU ETS Market Stability Reserve will be introduced.
European energy ministers recently discussed the opportunities
The falling coal consumption and production in China is putting pressure on European electricity
Last year, Vattenfall emitted 82.3 million tonnes of carbon dioxide, 6.1 million tonnes less than it did in 2013.
Ten to 17 GW of conventional generation capacity in Europe coul
Policymakers should set a carbon price that would generate demand for CCS, a key technology to fight climate change.
An injection of cash and a fresh look at regulation is needed if electricy grid operators are to build and operate new, high-tech networks that can channel green energy sources into homes across the region.
For the first time in history a solar eclipse is expected
Record-low electricity prices are forcing electricity generator
Three members of the European Union have already achieved their renewable energy goals for 2020,
What do the proposals mean and what's the response?
The European commission has presented its plan to harmonise the energy systems of member states.
The EU has taken a major step forward in the creation of an int
The European wind sector installed more new capacity than gas and coal combined in 2014, according to research.
Trend points to energy efficiency but Europe remains heavily dependent on fuel imports.
The European Commission has launched an initiative to create a European Energy Union to “reform how Europe produces, transports and consumes energy.”
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Vattenfall is rolling out a comprehensive network of fast charging stations in the Stockholm area
Berlin’s electricity grid was divided into East and West