EU ETS emissions fell in 2016 on more utility fuel-switching -report

Published 14:28 on January 25, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:28 on January 25, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EU power sector emissions fell by 4.5% or 48 million tonnes in 2016, mainly due to an ongoing switch from coal-fired generation to gas, leading to overall ETS emissions falling 2.7% or a slightly larger 49 million tonnes.

EU power sector emissions fell by 4.5% or 48 million tonnes in 2016, mainly due to an ongoing switch from coal-fired generation to gas, leading to overall ETS emissions falling 2.7% or a slightly larger 49 million tonnes.

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