Germany gas

Nigeria-Germany gas deal raises decarbonisation concerns

A new Nigeria-Germany gas export deal has raised concerns about potential impact on decarbonisation targets.

COP28

Oil, gas licensing decision puts UK in tricky COP28 position

Just weeks before the start of COP28, the UK government approved the Offshore Petroleum Licensing bill, which envisages annual oil and gas licensing rounds.

gas boiler ban

France rules out gas boiler ban, rows back on climate policy

In France, a gas boiler ban was introduced in 2022 for new buildings, but boilers are still used by more than 11 million sites for heating purposes.

Groningen gas

Dutch Groningen gas field shuts down permanently

The Groningen gas field was closed on the back of rising concerns related to earthquakes linked to production activity.

uk net zero

UK net zero delay: has Sunak made a mistake?

Prime Minister Sunak’s decision to delay UK net zero targets could damage the nation's credibility as a global net zero leader, say experts.

Fossil fuel lobbying risks locking in gas, LNG dependence

Fossil fuel lobbying by major oil companies is skewing climate policy in Europe and risks locking in dependence on gas and LNG, a report claims.

Renewables

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Offshore wind

All eyes on Dutch offshore wind as country targets 21 GW

The Netherlands wants to achieve 21 GW offshore of wind capacity by the end of 2031, a target deemed ambitious yet achievable. All eyes are now on the country’s next offshore wind tender which will take place at the end of February.

Germany gas

Nigeria-Germany gas deal raises decarbonisation concerns

A new Nigeria-Germany gas export deal has raised concerns about potential impact on decarbonisation targets.

German LNG

One year on from Nord Stream, German LNG booms

With four new German LNG terminals and eight FSRUs planned, some fear that lawmakers are overcompensating for the loss of Russian pipelined gas.

German wind

Oil majors’ uncapped bids in German wind auction spark concern

BP and TotalEnergies were the only successful bidders in a recent offshore German wind auction after offering billions of euros in ‘top up’ payments to the government. This has raised concerns that oil and gas majors will outbid utilities in forthcoming auctions with end-users ultimately footing the bill.

Energy Transition

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German LNG

Amid German LNG growth, call for heating, industry gas phase-out

The call comes amid the rapid expansion of German LNG import capacity in the wake of the Ukraine war.

Offshore wind

All eyes on Dutch offshore wind as country targets 21 GW

The Netherlands wants to achieve 21 GW offshore of wind capacity by the end of 2031, a target deemed ambitious yet achievable. All eyes are now on the country’s next offshore wind tender which will take place at the end of February.

Sustainable aviation fuels

UK call for sustainable aviation fuels price support mechanism

The UK government has set a sustainable aviation fuels target of 10% jet fuel from sustainable feedstocks by 2025, which amounts to 1.2 million tonnes/year.

Germany gas

Nigeria-Germany gas deal raises decarbonisation concerns

A new Nigeria-Germany gas export deal has raised concerns about potential impact on decarbonisation targets.

gas boiler ban

France rules out gas boiler ban, rows back on climate policy

In France, a gas boiler ban was introduced in 2022 for new buildings, but boilers are still used by more than 11 million sites for heating purposes.

Snøhvit

Norway’s Equinor tries to strike balance with Snøhvit Future

Equinor’s recently-approved Snøhvit Future project is an attempt to balance ongoing gas production with decarbonisation.

UK wind power hits milestone but challenges remain

A study by Imperial College London says that for the first time UK wind power provided the country with more electricity than gas.

Climate

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EU methane

Will new climate laws markedly reduce EU methane emissions?

The landmark legislation will require companies to measure and quantify both their source- and site-level EU methane emissions for the first time.

Rosebank

As UK approves Rosebank, fossil fuel polarisation grows

The Rosebank oil and gas field is one of the largest undeveloped discoveries in UK waters, estimated to hold 300 million barrels of oil.

Swiss climate

Swiss climate law approved amid calls for faster renewable rollout

Switzerland made a step forward in tackling climate change as the country passed a Climate Law which sets the goal of achieving Swiss climate neutrality by 2050.

Europe can replace Russian gas

Europe can replace Russian gas with renewables by 2028

A new report found that an ambitious plan for Europe to fully replace Russian gas in the next five years is “achievable and beneficial” to both energy security and the climate.