Energy Prices

Can EU green manufacturers ever compete with low-cost imports?

Economic security – an idea that encompasses a broad set of interconnected elements including supply chain resilience, research integrity, and…

Why reports of renewables price cannibalisation may be greatly exaggerated

Price cannibalisation is an emerging threat to the transition to zero-carbon electricity grids, as solar and wind penetrate ever further…

Energy crisis has 75% of European SMEs keen on renewables switch

More than half of Europe's small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) believe their countries’ dependency on fossil fuels is the root…

A “turning point” for energy efficiency – IEA interview

The world needs to double its progress on energy efficiency between now and 2030 to get on track to net-zero…

Europe’s energy crisis is not over

Last week, the European Commission took a well-deserved victory lap around Brussels on the occasion of the one-year anniversary of…

Half of EU has no mandatory energy-saving measures for next winter – EEB

Despite the ongoing energy crisis, only half of EU member states have mandatory energy-saving measures in place for next winter,…

Weekly data: European gas price lowest since the start of the energy crisis

The European gas price is the lowest it has been since the beginning of the energy crisis. On 8 May,…

How a “carbon takeback obligation” can ensure net zero

In all the noise surrounding the oil majors’ 2022 earnings announcements, one stat published by Greenpeace cut through everything: if…

To lower energy bills, we need a public energy system, not more fossil fuels and climate delay

This week, despite Chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s three-month extension of the energy price freeze, the UK's state-funded discount on energy bills…

Let’s make clean heating a reality for low-income households

The cost of heating leaves many European households feeling burnt. Three-quarters of our heat is still supplied by expensive fossil…