Fossil-Fuel Subsidies Could Actually Go Up in Europe

22 February 2018 – Fossil-fuel subsidies may actually rise in Europe because of the switch to green energy. European Union governments will have to pay out increased compensation for closing coal-fired plants, according to a report by Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Several countries are also rolling out programs that pay power plants to guarantee electricity supplies, mechanisms that often favor fossil-fuel generation. Read the full article on the Bloomberg website.