Green deals

How green bonds could turbocharge the energy transition in 2023

By providing investors with the opportunity to accelerate the energy transition while generating healthy returns, green, sustainable or “labelled” bonds…

Weekly data: US clean power capacity additions lag in 2022

In the first three quarters of 2022, new clean power installations were down by 18% in the US compared with…

Opinion: CEE countries must not spend EU money to finance natural gas in district heating

As the EU desperately tries to find ways to keep hundreds of millions of Europeans warm this winter without the…

COP27: Should the energy crisis make the world re-evaluate the feasibility of a coal phase-out?

https://youtu.be/jSEeBBEbW0c Jakub ​Chełstowski (right), the governor of Poland's coal-heavy Silesia region, in conversation with reporter Dave Keating at COP27 in…

Opinion: EU’s new 57% target is more about communication than increased ambition

This week, European Commission Vice-President Frans Timmermans, the EU’s climate chief, announced to delegates at the COP27 climate summit in…

COP27: Ukraine energy company DTEK maintains net-zero goal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ItIcBzdsKuY Energy Monitor reporter Nour Ghantous (left) in conversation with Maxim Timchenko, CEO of DTEK, at COP27 in Sharm El…

Why the financial odds are stacked against developing countries

In the run-up to COP27, leaders of developing countries called for an overhaul of the global financial system. Barbados Prime…

Tapping homeowner equity in pursuit of energy efficiency

The EU has a renovation problem. If its net-zero emissions goals are to be met, it needs to dramatically increase…

Opinion: Eyes to the horizon during a crisis

EU member states have allocated more than €570bn since September 2021 to schemes designed to cushion the financial impact of…

Europe on the brink of ‘disastrous’ deindustrialisation – MYTILINEOS

The loss of Russian fossil fuels from Europe’s energy mix following the Ukraine War has increased energy prices tenfold in…