Europe’s vehicle fleets to boast 10.5m EVs by 2030

A 13-fold increase in charging infrastructure is needed to meet the European target of three million public charging points

Almost 80% of Europe’s electricity could be ‘fossil fuel-free by 2030’

The share of renewables in the generation mix gained almost 10% points in one year, according to Eurelectric

Suppliers pledge to motivate 200m customers to choose greener energy

Personalised advice and transparent information about the costs, benefits and payback of available technologies are among the measures to encourage more consumers to make sustainable decisions

‘No-deal’ Brexit will damage EU and UK energy sectors

Eurelectric has urged Theresa May and Michel Bernard Barnier to reach a sensible deal

Policymakers ‘must minimise energy disruption from Brexit’

Eurelectric says maintaining a close collaboration between the EU and UK on electricity and climate issues is vital

European power sector commits to sustainable production

The European electricity industry has committed to play a central role in the shift to a more sustainable energy production. In a letter to UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa, EURELECTRIC said the region’s power companies intend to be both part of a competition European economy and reliably powered by carbon neutral energy. Kristian […]

European power giants pledge carbon neutrality ‘well before’ 2050

Major power companies in Europe have committed to take a leading role in the region’s decarbonisation efforts and accelerate the clean energy transition. Sector leaders have pledged to take action to support the shift to a climate-friendly society and achieve a competitive carbon neutral electricity mix in the EU “well before mid-century”. EURELECTRIC – which […]

European energy firms pledge no new coal from 2020

Energy companies in Europe have pledged not to build any new coal-fired power plants in the EU after 2020. The announcement was made at a conference in Brussels today, where the European power sector agreed its joint position on clean energy. EURELECTRIC – which represents around 3,500 utilities with a combined value of more than […]

SSE boss named Vice President of EURELECTRIC

The head of SSE has been appointed as the Vice President of pan European energy association EURELECTRIC. Alistair Phillips-Davies will take up the two-year position this month and provide “strategic advice” to help the organisation contribute to the development and competitiveness of the electricity sector. EURELECTRIC represents the common interests of the electricity industry across […]

Davey: single energy market can be “backbone” of EU energy security

UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey believes the single market can be the “solid backbone” of Europe’s energy security. In a speech at the trade body Eurelectric’s conference in London this morning, the Energy Secretary said Europe needs to “get our own house in order” on the internal energy market. Speaking later on the sidelines of […]