Green Technology

EU Urges Firm Results, Green Alliance from US Trade Talks

The United States and the European Union need to produce clear results next month from their forum on trade and technology and forge closer ties on green products and technology, European Trade Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis said on Wednesday. Sweden will host a fourth ministerial-level meeting of the Trade and Technology Council (TTC) on May 30-31, […]

EU Leaders Set to Back Steps to Compete with US, China

European Union leaders are expected on Thursday to back a revamp of the single market, simplified regulations and other steps to ensure the bloc can compete with the United States and China as an industrial leader in green and digital technologies. High energy prices and U.S. President Joe Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act, which offers $369 […]

EU to Propose New Rules, Support for Certain Green Industries, Document Shows

The European Union’s executive body is set to provide permits, regulatory support and easier access to public and private funding for certain strategic green technologies, according to a draft document seen by Reuters. The draft regulation is designed to ensure “the net-zero technology manufacturing capacity in the Union is sufficient to meet at least 40% […]

Analysis - Pain and Gain for Industry as EU Carbon Hits 100 Euros

Europe’s carbon price hit a record 100 euros ($106) per tonne on Tuesday, a long-awaited milestone that boosts the economic case for some green technologies and hits industry with its largest bill yet for carbon dioxide emissions. The European Union has pledged to cut its emissions by 55% by 2030 versus 1990 levels. One of […]