Tagged with national policies

New review of Poland’s energy policies

New review of Poland’s energy policies

The International Energy Agency has recently published its 2016 review of Poland’s energy policies and programmes. Energy policy is complicated because of the country’s dependence on domestic coal. While Poland has made some progress on improving energy efficiency and installing renewable energy, it is obvious that much more is needed, even if the IEA’s executive … Continue reading

European Commission’s latest proposals for improving energy efficiency policies seems to be incurring the ire of the departing Brits

European Commission’s latest proposals for improving energy efficiency policies seems to be incurring the ire of the departing Brits

Fourteen months ago, there was global agreement to raise the ambition of our energy and climate policies in order to significantly reduce the impact of climate change. Improved energy efficiency was seen as a major element in meeting those goals. That was before Britain voted to leave the European Union. Now, Andrew Warren, Chairman of … Continue reading

Seeking a delay in rolling out smart meters in Britain

Seeking a delay in rolling out smart meters in Britain

There are disputes about the potential impact of smart meters to reduce energy consumption and controversy continues. Now Britain’s energy giants are asking the UK government to delay the 2020 deadline for installing smart meters. Emily Gosden explains in an article on The Telegraph website.   Energy giants call for smart meter deadline delay Energy … Continue reading