District heating in the Western Balkans – we need clean, modern heating that works for everyone, for the long term
April 20, 2021
Heating in the region is still largely based on fossil fuels or wood, the district heating networks are in dire condition, and in poorly insulated buildings winter is not as cosy as it could be. Authorities across the Western Balkans need to pay much more attention to planning and implementing clean and modern heating solutions.
April 8, 2021
This report assesses the development of the Romanian renewable energy sector, identifies the main public policies needed to support this sector and offers recommendations to ensure the sustainable growth of the sector until 2030. The European Green Dea
March 29, 2021
This Tuesday, 30 March, lawmakers in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) will vote on an amendment to the Law on Renewable Energy. Composed of just one paragraph, the devil is truly in the detail.
January 27, 2021
Progress towards compliance with EU state aid rules and preventing environmentally harmful subsidies.
January 12, 2021
As the European Commission reviews its Guidelines on State Aid for Environmental Protection and Energy, it must finally stop subsidies for activities contradicting EU climate and environment policies.
November 16, 2020
The Europe Beyond Coal coalition is urging coal region leaders to commit multibillion euro recovery sums to a clean energy transition – and to tell their governments that the EU should not divert the funds towards a fossil gas-led future.
October 26, 2020
Izabela Zygmunt, aktywistka CEE Bankwatch Network: W polskich domach w trzy lata zainstalowano fotowoltaikę o mocy dwóch gigawatów. To nieprawda, że energetyczna przyszłość Polski spoczywa w rękach państwowych kolosów.
Leaked document: Czechia plans to spend EU just transition money on gas and subsidising corporations
October 22, 2020
The Czech government is planning to use money from the Just Transition Fund (JTF) to finance the transition of coal units to gas and subsidise large energy companies owned by the state or Czech billionaires, according to a 40-page document authored by the Czech Ministry of Regional Development and the Ministry of Environment, which was just leaked to Czech media.
June 16, 2020
Like many other financial institutions, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has responded to the call to join the global effort to tackle the climate crisis. And yet, over the past decade, while growing its support for renewable energy, the bank has continued to hand out public money to the fossil fuels industry.
March 7, 2020
Европа ведет двойную игру на мировом газовом рынке – с одной стороны, создает видимость, что закупает газа всё больше и больше, а с другой – активно наращивает производство электроэнергии из возобновляемых источников энергии (ВИЭ). Source : Европейц