Environmental Groups Respond to European Commission Climate Change Proposal

Last week the European Commission outlined its new policy proposal concerning renewable energy for 2030. European Commission president José Manuel Barroso announced the plan to reduce emissions to 40% of 1990 levels, compensated by increased investment in renewable energy. With this plan, renewable energy should account for 27% of the European Union’s energy by 2030. […]

Solar Power Enjoys Bright Day as EU, China Reach Compromise on Panel Tariffs

In a major development for the young solar power sector, the EU- China dispute over imported Chinese solar panels seems to have been amicably resolved over the past weekend. With the new agreement, a threatened massive tariff hike on Chinese panels may be averted. European Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht announced on July 29 that […]