Energy giants back calls to cut dirty power plant subsidies

3 July 2017 – A coalition of thirteen energy industry firms, including Siemens, Shell and Total, have launched a new joint initiative to limit the amount of state aid subsidies sent to highly-polluting fossil fuel plants across the EU. The initiative proposes a cap of 550g of CO2 per kWh for generators receiving capacity mechanism subsidies in the EU. Read the full article on the EurActiv website.