Energy News Items

As the lobbying gets louder, coal power stations may not go quietly

Energy companies in Italy and Spain have faced unexpected local opposition to their own plans to shut polluting plants

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/nov/25/coal-power-stations-may-not-go-quietly-lobbying-louder

EU regulators to investigate Spanish scheme for coal power plants

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-spain-coal-subsidies/eu-regulators-to-investigate-spanish-scheme-for-coal-power-plants-idUSKBN1DR153

First Poland, Then Germany, Now Spain: Europe Rejects Coal Phase Out

https://www.thegwpf.com/first-poland-then-germany-now-spain-europe-rejects-coal-phase-out/

UK Coal Industry Gets Hundreds of Millions in Subsidies Each Year, Report Finds

https://www.desmog.uk/2017/05/08/uk-coal-industry-gets-hundreds-millions-subsidies-each-year-report-finds

Closure of biggest UK gas storage site draws criticism

Energy trade body calls for inquiry into Centrica’s move to close Rough facility

https://www.ft.com/content/564a1ec0-8288-11e7-a4ce-15b2513cb3ff

Rough gas storage facility: review of undertakings

https://www.gov.uk/cma-cases/rough-gas-storage-facility-review-of-undertakings