Wind Power Overtakes Coal in Europe

By | Latham.London | February 20, 2017
By Paul Davies and Rosa Espin Last year, 86 % of the 24.5 GW of new generating capacity installed in the EU came from renewable energy sources, specifically from wind, solar, biomass and hydro, breaking the previous record of 79% in 2014. This new water mark makes clear that the EU is seeking to cut down on greenhouse gas emissions by replacing fossil fuel plants with new forms of renewable energy in line with the Paris Agreement on climate change. View Full Post
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China Will Issue “Green Certificates” for Renewable Energy

By | Latham.London | February 17, 2017
By Paul Davies & Andrew Westgate China’s National Development and Reform Commissions (NDRC) – the country’s chief economic planning body – announced that a “green certificates” program for solar and wind power will be launched beginning on July 1, 2017. The certificates issued by the program will be similar to the Renewable Energy Credits issued in the United States, and will each represent 1MW of electricity output from solar or wind generation.  View Full Post
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Competition Appeal Tribunal Refuses Interim Relief in Pharma Pricing Case

By | Latham.London | February 1, 2017
The Competition Appeal Tribunal (the “CAT”) in the UK heard on 17 January 2017 an application by Flynn Pharma Ltd and Flynn Pharma (Holdings) Ltd (together “Flynn”) to suspend the Competition and Markets Authority’s (the “CMA”) direction to reduce the price of an epilepsy drug. View Full Post
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