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Electricity heading the race for #CarbonNeutrality

Electricity heading the race for #CarbonNeutrality

| September 20, 2019

Power sector decarbonization is gaining pace in the EU. Updated key indicators show that political action and financing is needed to ensure additional investments and electrification of other sectors. Europe’s deep decarbonization ambitions have set in motion a complete transformation of the way we generate and consume electricity. Carbon neutral sources are quickly becoming the norm for power […]

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#FORATOM – 93 European associations call on EU to give top priority to research and innovation

#FORATOM – 93 European associations call on EU to give top priority to research and innovation

| September 20, 2019

93 European associations, including FORATOM, have issued a joint statement urging EU institutions to create an ambitious Horizon Europe Programme and treat research and innovation (R&I) as a priority under the next Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027. To this end, the signatories call for the allocation of at least €120 billion to the Horizon Europe programme […]

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Vice-President Šefčovič chairing the 3rd round of political trilateral gas talks with #Russia and #Ukraine

Vice-President Šefčovič chairing the 3rd round of political trilateral gas talks with #Russia and #Ukraine

| September 19, 2019

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Energy taxation rules are out of step with #EUEnergy and climate ambition, new report finds

Energy taxation rules are out of step with #EUEnergy and climate ambition, new report finds

| September 12, 2019

EU rules on energy taxation no longer deliver the same positive contribution as when they first came into force in 2003, according to a new report published by Commission services today (12 September). While the evaluation of the Energy Taxation Directive (ETD) does not make any policy recommendations, it explores how more environmentally friendly policies could […]

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#FORATOM – EU needs to allocate more funds to nuclear research and innovation

#FORATOM – EU needs to allocate more funds to nuclear research and innovation

| September 4, 2019

Nuclear research and innovation (R&I) projects need to receive a higher level of financial support from the European Union (EU) in order to help the bloc meet its climate and energy goals, according to a new position paper issued by FORATOM. More EU funding should be allocated to those areas which provide the most added […]

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#AkademikLomonosov – World’s first floating nuclear power station set for launch this week

#AkademikLomonosov – World’s first floating nuclear power station set for launch this week

| August 19, 2019

A floating nuclear power plant will this week be towed via the Northern Sea Route to its final destination in the Arctic, marking a “historic milestone” in Arctic exploration. On 23 August the Russian company Rosatom will start towing its first floating nuclear power plant from Murmansk to Pevek in Chukotka. Called Akademik Lomonosov (pictured), […]

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Commission starts investigation on dumped hot rolled steel from #China, #Taiwan and #Indonesia

Commission starts investigation on dumped hot rolled steel from #China, #Taiwan and #Indonesia

| August 14, 2019

The Commission has initiated an anti-dumping investigation into imports of hot rolled stainless steel sheets and coils from China, Indonesia and Taiwan. The investigation follows a complaint lodged by the European Steel Association (EUROFER) on the grounds that the imports from these countries are made at dumped prices and hence causing injury to the European […]

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