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France to combat value-added tax fraud in carbon trading.

A French newspaper announced that their country is going to take measures against the new value-added tax (VAT) fraud in carbon trading and in order to exclude it they will present several measures in a short period of time.

read more... 17/11/2010


Enel expands its activity in CCS technologies.

Italy's biggest utility Enel and Korea Electric Power Corp have agreed to collaborate over developing carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technologies.

read more... 12/11/2010


EU posted biggest ever drop in car emissions in 2009.

Average carbon dioxide emissions, from new cars sold in the EU, fell around 5 % in 2009, the most important annual drop ever posted.

read more... 11/11/2010


Carbon tax – part of broader plan to cap power price hikes.

The Czech government proposed a 32% tax on carbon credits on Tuesday that power producers are set to receive in 2011 and 2012, in order to limit price hikes resulting from a solar energy boom.

read more... 04/11/2010


A new Carbon Capture and Storage plan to be projected in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is permitted to give state aid to a Franco-German project to capture greenhouse gas emissions from a power station and bury them under the North Sea, according to the European Union's regulator of competition.

read more... 29/10/2010