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  • 24 October 2017
    Environment

    Environment Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have proposed that the share of renewable energy in the European Union’s gross final consumption of energy should be at least 35% by 2030.

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Statistics published yesterday by DECC show Scotland has almost met its 50 per cent renewable electricity target a year ahead of schedule. The provisional Renewable Electricity Generation 2014 National Statistics show 49.6 per cent of gross electricity consumption came from renewable sources in Scotland last year – an increase from 44.4 per cent in 2013. The […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Confirmation today that the Australian Federal Government will remove the legislated reviews of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) should clear the way for a deal to be done and return much-needed investment confidence to the Australian renewable energy sector, the Clean Energy Council said. Namely, the Federal Government and Labor have agreed to cut the […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have voted in favour of increasing the European Union’s target for renewables to ‘at least’ 30% by 2030. The EU’s renewable energy target which states that 20% of total energy consumption should come from renewables by 2020 has already been hit by many EU member states, but others lag […]

  • 22 December 2011
    Authorities & Government

    It has been hotly debated for months, and last week – finally – the European Commission published its 2050 energy roadmap outlining several different scenarios for Europe’s energy future over the coming decades. For wind energy and other renewables the week was tense. Until now, the European renewables industry has been driven forward by renewable […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment

    Australian government has reached an agreement with Labor party to reduce Australia’s renewable energy target (RET) to 33.000 GW/h. In addition to agreeing to a reduced RET, Australian government also agreed to remove the review provision under which the government proposed to review RET scheme every two years, according to The Sydney Morning Herald. RET […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Authorities & Government

    The Minister for Industry Ian Macfarlane and Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt have announced today that the Australian Government is releasing the Terms of Reference for a review into the Renewable Energy Target (RET) scheme. The review will be undertaken by an expert panel, headed by Mr Dick Warburton AO LVO and will include […]

  • 24 June 2016

    Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) voted in favour of increasing the European Union’s target for renewables to ‘at least’ 30% by 2030. Europe currently has a target of at least 27%, which was agreed by European leaders in October 2014. The parliamentary vote, which has no direct legislative impact, sends a clear message to […]

  • 29 March 2012
    Authorities & Government

      Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has welcomed new figures that demonstrate Scotland will beat the 2011 renewables target. Statistics published today show that the amount of renewable electricity generated in 2011 rose 45 per cent on 2010 to 13,750 Gigawatt hours. Assuming gross consumption in 2011 is similar to 2010, that means around 35 per […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Authorities & Government

    The Minister for Industry Ian Macfarlane and Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt have announced today that the Australian Government is releasing the Terms of Reference for a review into the Renewable Energy Target (RET) scheme. The review will be undertaken by an expert panel, headed by Mr Dick Warburton AO LVO and will include […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Authorities & Government

    The European Commission today opened the debate on EU energy and climate policy after 2020 – offering the energy industry the prospect of the long-term clarity and stability needed for large, long-term investments. The European Commission’s Green Paper on a “2030 framework for climate and energy policies” published today in Brussels presents 2030 targets as […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    The European Commission, the European Parliament and the European Council have made a political agreement on a binding renewable energy target for the EU for 2030 of 32%.

  • 14 June 2018
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    The European Commission, the European Parliament and the European Council have made a political agreement on a binding renewable energy target for the EU for 2030 of 32%.

  • 27 March 2013
    Authorities & Government

    The European Commission today opened the debate on EU energy and climate policy after 2020 – offering the energy industry the prospect of the long-term clarity and stability needed for large, long-term investments. The European Commission’s Green Paper on a “2030 framework for climate and energy policies” published today in Brussels presents 2030 targets as […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Clean Energy Council (CEC) has called the political leadership of Australia to resolve the crisis in the Australian renewable energy sector caused by the renewable energy target scheme. Renewable energy target (RET) is set to 20 percent by 2020, which amounts to 41.000 GW/h of electricity generated from renewable sources. But due to the fall […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Authorities & Government

    The UK is opposing the EU’s setting of green energy targets for 2030 according to a report from the European Commission, writes The Guardian. The Czech Republic shares the same opinion with the UK regarding these renewable energy targets, while favoring the greenhouse gas emissions targets instead. They think that countries need to be able […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    Over nine in ten Europeans (91%) say it is important that their government sets targets to increase the amount of renewable energy used by 2030, according to a special Eurobarometer opinion poll on climate change. The survey also showed a small increase in those who say it is “very important,” which now stands at 52% and […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Authorities & Government

    Claims that independent Scotland would not be able to achieve its target on energy being produced fully from renewable sources were rejected by the Scottish Government, the Blue & Green Tomorrow news site reports. A report, made by researchers from Birmingham, Cardiff, Robert Gordon and Queens in Belfast, shows doubts that Scotland alone would  be […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment

    WWF Scotland and Scottish Renewables have called the Scottish Ministers to set a new target to ensure half of all energy used in Scotland comes from renewable sources by 2030.

  • 13 September 2010
    Authorities & Government

    The Government of Britain received a warning that raising the target of renewable energy in the country seems impractical.Energy Minister… By Jatinder Kumar (topnews) [mappress] Source: topnews, September 13, 2010;

  • 5 March 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Technology

    Michael Ottaviano, Managing Director of Carnegie Wave Energy, has urged Australian politicians to set up a clear policy when it comes to renewable energy target (RET).  Australia has a target set at 20% of renewables in its energy mix by 2020. However, it looks like now that 20% would amount to much more in terms of […]

  • 12 February 2013

    Scotland is unlikely to achieve its target of having all electricity produced from renewable sources, if the country becomes independent, a team of academics, specialized in energy, has warned in a report. The group, membered by researchers from Birmingham, Cardiff, Robert Gordon and Queens in Belfast, claims that Scotland alone will not be able to […]