Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Energy & Environment News

Government Europa brings you the latest Energy & Environment News from across the field of European Government Policy.

UK to extend ‘payment by results’ scheme for farmers

UK to extend ‘payment by results’ scheme for farmers

The UK will extend its pilot ‘payment by results’ scheme to pay farmers based on the environmental outcomes they achieve over the next two...
New home energy storage system to connect batteries to solar panels

New home energy storage system to connect batteries to solar panels

A new system which allows homeowners to connect batteries to solar panels directly, through a hybrid inverter, will be installed in 40 homes in...
Critically endangered Scottish wildcats’ habitat to turn into wind farm

Critically endangered Scottish wildcats’ habitat to become wind farm

Conservation groups have criticised the Scottish government over a plan to turn a publicly-owned forest, which is a habitat for critically endangered Scottish wildcats,...
European solidarity on Energy: Better integration of the Iberian Peninsula in the EU energy market

Better integration of the Iberian Peninsula in the EU energy market

The Prime Minister of Portugal António Costa, the President of France Emmanuel Macron, and the President of the government of Spain Pedro Sanchez will...
Sustainable building products: the factors to consider

Sustainable building products: the factors to consider

James Brueton of Envirobuild speaks to Government Europa about sustainable building products and how legislation and cost will be the main driving force for...
GPEX and UNECE partner to deliver cross-sectoral energy transition

GPEX and UNECE partner to deliver cross-sectoral energy transition

The Global Power and Energy Exhibition (GPEX) will partner with the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) to pursue a cross-sectoral energy transition. GPEX...
Engie and Nexity to develop sustainable eco-district in Paris

Engie and Nexity to develop sustainable eco-district in Paris

French real estate developer Nexity and energy utility company Engie will partner on a project to create a sustainable eco-district in Paris, France. The two...
UK re-opens Darwin Plus scheme to support environmental projects

UK re-opens Darwin Plus scheme to support environmental projects

The UK government has re-opened applications for its Darwin Plus scheme, which supports environmental and conservation projects in UK overseas territories. The Darwin Plus scheme...
Cañete outlines long-term strategy to combat climate change

Cañete outlines long-term strategy to combat climate change

European Commissioner for Climate Action Miguel Arias Cañete has outlined the EU’s plans for a long-term strategy to combat climate change. The commissioner began his...
Slovakia to reduce nuclear levies for electro-intensive users

Slovakia to reduce nuclear levies for electro-intensive users

The European Commission has approved a Slovakian plan to reduce nuclear levies for certain electro-intensive users under the bloc’s state aid rules. The commission ruled...

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