Opinion on Sustainability in Europe

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UK onshore wind faces uncertain future

Onshore wind farms are falling out of favor with the British public, and the Conservative Party has pledged to stop subsidies if it wins the next general election.

Published By Datamonitor
25 Apr 2014
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UK's RHI is a win-win policy

The UK's Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is one of the most important emissions reductions policies ever to be implemented. It will have a positive impact on the UK economy, and other countries are likely to follow suit.

Published By Datamonitor
17 Apr 2014
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Cuadrilla: Why Datamonitor thinks shale gas merits support

Shale gas has already reduced annual emissions in the US by more than the combined efforts of all renewables, simply by substituting high emissions coal power generation with low emissions gas power generation. The potential exists in the UK to reduce emissions in the same way while lowering gas prices, alleviating fuel poverty, and improving national energy security.

Published By Datamonitor
21 Aug 2013
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Europe's solar panel market shaken up by tariffs imposed on Chinese imports

After years of falling prices driven by massive oversupply, solar panel prices are set to rise as Europe imposes trade restrictions on Chinese imports.

Published By Datamonitor
14 May 2013
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Europe to smash offshore wind targets if consent is given

Europe was behind its target for installed capacity of offshore wind turbines at the end of 2012 by more than 14%, but the volume of projects in the pipeline is sufficient to meet Europe's 2020 target more than three times over.

Published By Datamonitor
01 May 2013
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The Green Deal - banker's delight

The Green Deal was launched without fanfare on January 28, 2013, accompanied by howls of industry criticism. So far take up has been modest, and is likely to remain so given that the scheme is fatally flawed.

Published By Datamonitor
22 Apr 2013
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The EU ETS will require emissions to rise

As the cornerstone of EU emissions policy, the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) will require emissions to rise to increase the price of carbon in order for the scheme to have the desired effect.

Published By Datamonitor
22 Apr 2013
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UK renewables up 20% in 2012 but emissions rise

New figures released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) show that renewable energy generation in the UK increased by 20% in 2012. Manufacturing emissions were reduced, mainly due to the slow economic climate in Europe, but despite this overall UK emissions still rose by around 4.7% due to increased generation from coal power stations.

Published By Datamonitor
05 Apr 2013
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UK Gas Generation Strategy fails to reassure investors, part two

On February 13, 2013 the UK House of Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee heard witnesses discuss whether the government's Gas Generation Strategy has provided any certainty to investors. Datamonitor has already cited the lack of clarity perceived by industry and wider stakeholders, and now provides further comment on the issues addressed in the session, including CCS, CHP, and biogas.

Published By Datamonitor
01 Mar 2013
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Climate policies are failing without sufficient carbon pricing

Despite various climate change policies and the promotion of renewable energy generation, the UK's inefficient carbon market has allowed power generation sector emissions to rise by more than 7% in 2012. In the absence of an adequate carbon price, the failure of climate policy is clear to see.

Published By Datamonitor
16 Jan 2013

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