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#FORATOM highlights importance of long-term operation of existing nuclear fleet

#FORATOM highlights importance of long-term operation of existing nuclear fleet

| July 11, 2019

Ensuring the long-term operation of the European nuclear fleet will help Europe achieve its climate goals at an affordable cost, according to a position paper issued on 10 July by FORATOM.  “The intermediate decarbonization targets in the transition towards 2050 cannot be achieved without the LTO of existing nuclear power plants,” said FORATOM Director General […]

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#FORATOM – #NuclearEuropeLeaders call for industry and policymakers to work together for a prosperous and carbon-free Europe

#FORATOM – #NuclearEuropeLeaders call for industry and policymakers to work together for a prosperous and carbon-free Europe

| June 27, 2019

Senior representatives from across the nuclear supply chain have outlined what they believe needs to be done in order to achieve a decarbonized Europe by 2050, whilst at the same time maintaining growth and jobs. In their joint manifesto they call upon EU policymakers to work with them to overcome the hurdles which have the […]

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#EnergyUnion – Commission calls on member states to step up ambition in plans to implement Paris agreement

#EnergyUnion – Commission calls on member states to step up ambition in plans to implement Paris agreement

| June 19, 2019

The Commission has published its assessment of member states’ draft plans to implement the EU’s Energy Union objectives, and in particular the agreed EU 2030 energy and climate targets. The Commission’s assessment finds that the national plans already represent significant efforts but points to several areas where there is room for improvement, notably as concerns […]

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#StateAid – Commission opens in-depth investigation into #Lithuania electricity strategic reserve measure

#StateAid – Commission opens in-depth investigation into #Lithuania electricity strategic reserve measure

| June 4, 2019

The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether Lithuanian support to energy company AB Lietuvos Energija in the context of a strategic reserve measure, which was in place in Lithuania until 2018, may have unduly favoured the company and distorted competition in the Single Market, in breach of EU state aid rules. […]

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Timely implementation of #Ukraine #ElectricityMarketReform

Timely implementation of #Ukraine #ElectricityMarketReform

| May 31, 2019

The energy sector is the foundation of the Ukrainian economy. Unfortunately, energy remains a highly politicized topic in Ukraine and the current political uncertainty means there is a very real danger that the vital process of energy market liberalization will be pushed back. This will have significant consequences for the economic development and security of […]

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Blaming #Brexit, #BritishSteel collapses putting about 25,000 jobs at risk

Blaming #Brexit, #BritishSteel collapses putting about 25,000 jobs at risk

| May 24, 2019

By Ivana Kottasová, CNN Business Britain’s second biggest steel maker collapsed on Wednesday (22 May), putting about 5,000 jobs at the company directly at risk, and threatening another 20,000 at suppliers. The company was seeking a government bailout, but talks ended without agreement. The High Court ordered the company into compulsory liquidation, according to the government’s Insolvency […]

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#ESG – Towards growth through sustainable development

#ESG – Towards growth through sustainable development

| May 22, 2019

The current volatile business market environment is increasingly characterised by valuations driven by sentiment. Investor attention and interest around the topic of Environment, Society and Governance (ESG). While solid company fundamentals remain the core of the story, it is critical for a company to shape a positive public and investor perception. The largest global investors already […]

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