Press Clippings

Archive 2019


EU Biomass Assessment


Coal mine methane leaks

UK coal-free COP


UK carbon pricing


The End of the Lignite Cash Cow 


The Great Coal Collapse



Just Transition or Just Talk? – Examining EU Member State plans for coal in 2030




Brexit and the ETS



Halfway There: Existing policies put Europe on track for emissions cuts of at least 50% by 2030



Annual EU Power Sector Review 

Archive 2018



Business Green – 

Platts – 

July 2018

Bloomberg – 

Climate Home – 

Bloomberg –

BusinessGreen – 



May 2018: Launch of our Barriers to Industrial Decarbonisation report

Platts – 

Ends Report – 

Carbon Pulse – 


May 2018: Launch of our Coal To Clean report

The Guardian – 

Business Green – 

Utility Week – 

EnergyLive News – 

Clean Energy News – 

Impact4All – 

The Engineer – 

ReNew Economy – 

MyGreenPod – 

The Independent – 

The Guardian – 


April 2018: Launch of our analysis: EU ETS emissions rise for first time in 7 years

CleanEnergyWire – 

Euractiv – – 

Coal Wire – 

Greentech Media – 



March 2018

BusinessGreen – 

Bloomberg – 


February 2018 – 

DesmogUK – 


30th January 2018: Launch of our report: The European Power Sector in 2017

New Scientist –

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Eco-Business –

Climate Action Programme –

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EnergyLive News –

Windpower Monthly –

CarbonPulse –

CarbonBrief –

Liberation –

The Telegraph –

Quartz – ––Britain-ahead-of-EU-pack-in-low-carbon-transition–/

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Energia Rinnovabli –


MeteoWeb –

Sonnenseite –

ReNews –

Clean Energy Wire –

Archive 2017

12th May 2017 UtilityWeek – Energy firms call for carbon price commitment 19th April 2017 Bloomberg – Europe’s coal power is disappearing faster than anyone thought 9th March 2017 EDIE.NET – ‘Difficult to see’ UK remaining in EU ETS 6th March 2017 The Energy Collective – Reform of the EUETS Has at Last Made Significant Progress 2nd March 2017 Bloomberg – EU Carbon Permits Jump After Ministers Agree on Market Overhaul Climate Central – European Climate Action Faces Crucial Moment Standard-Examiner – European Climate Action Faces Crucial Moment 1st March 2017 Bunkerworld – CO2 allowances jump 13% as EU ministers back ambitious reforms – Státy EU se shodly na reformě uhlíkového trhu. Jsou ambicióznější než europoslanci ActuEnviroment – L’Europe peine à corriger les dysfonctionnements de son marché carbone 27th Feb 2017 Energías Renovables – COMMENT: El mercado europeo del carbono, ¿un barco que se hunde? 24th Feb 2017 Carbon Pulse – COMMENT: European carbon market – cutting emissions or just counting allowances? – COMMENT: EU ETS: snižování emisí, nebo jen počítání povolenek? 23rd Feb 2017 EUbusiness – ETS reform vote will boost cement sector subsidy to EUR 3.5 billion by 2030 16th Feb 2017 Bond Beter Leefmilieu – ETS heeft groot onderhoud nodig. Hier is het recept 15th Feb 2017 Euractiv – European Parliament adopts draft reform of carbon market Climate Home – Market shrugs as EU lawmakers pass carbon trading reforms 13th Feb 2017 EurActiv France – Le marché du carbone à la recherche du juste prix – Μεταρρύθμιση της αγοράς άνθρακα στην ΕΕ σε αναζήτηση μια νέας τιμής 12th Feb 2017 Euractiv – The price is right? Crunch time for EU carbon market reform 9th Feb 2017 CarbonBrief – Mapped: EU coal plants ‘should all close by 2030’ 7th Feb 2017 Politico – Europe fights to save broken climate fix Global cement – New EU border tariffs will boost low-carbon cement 26th Jan 2017 BusinessGreen – Shift from coal to gas prompts 4.5 per cent drop in EU power emissions EnergyLive News – Coal to gas switch led to 4.5% fall in EU emissions ENDS Europe – EU power emissions down as coal declines Montel – ETS emissions fal
l 2.7%
Renewable Energy Magazine – European power became greener in 2016 Power Engineering International – UK played key part in EU emission reductions in 2016 CleanTechnica – European Shift From Coal To Gas Drops Power Emissions 4.5% 25th Jan 2017 CarbonBrief – ‘Huge’ coal-to-gas switch drives down EU power emissions CarbonPulse – EU ETS emissions fell in 2016 on more utility fuel-switching 24th Jan 2017 Business Insider – Electricity generation in Europe is becoming more climate friendly 23rd Jan 2017 The Energy Collective – Can Emissions Trading Produce Adequate Carbon Prices? 22nd Jan 2017 Germany needs to start coal phase-out by 2019 to honour Paris targets

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