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#NuclearEnergy can help #Poland reduce emissions and create jobs

#NuclearEnergy can help #Poland reduce emissions and create jobs

| November 20, 2018

Poland must invest in a new low-carbon energy source if it is to reduce its CO2 emissions, according to Polish Energy Minister Krzysztof Tchórzewski. The minister was speaking at the inaugural World Nuclear Spotlight Poland conference in Warsaw – a high-level event which brought together Polish decision makers and global nuclear industry leaders and stakeholders. Tchórzewski […]

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Commission welcomes European Parliament adoption of key files of #CleanEnergyForAllEuropeans package

Commission welcomes European Parliament adoption of key files of #CleanEnergyForAllEuropeans package

| November 16, 2018

New rules on renewables, energy efficiency and the governance of the Energy Union have been signed off by the European Parliament today – an important step in enabling the European Union and its member states to embrace the clean energy transition, follow up on the already adopted 2030 climate legislation and meet the Paris Agreement […]

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#StateAid – Commission approves public support for natural gas interconnector between #Greece and #Bulgaria

#StateAid – Commission approves public support for natural gas interconnector between #Greece and #Bulgaria

| November 12, 2018

The European Commission has found Bulgarian and Greek plans to support the construction and operation of a natural gas interconnector to be in line with EU state aid rules. The project will contribute to the security and diversification of EU energy supplies without unduly distorting competition. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: […]

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#StateAid – Commission approves €45 million extension of #Biogas support scheme in #Luxembourg

#StateAid – Commission approves €45 million extension of #Biogas support scheme in #Luxembourg

| October 26, 2018

The European Commission has approved, under EU state aid rules, the extension of an aid scheme to support biogas production in Luxembourg for six years. The objective of the measure is to ensure a stable remuneration for biogas plants, which produce biogas from biomass and inject it in the natural gas network. The Commission assessed […]

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#StateAid – Commission approves €200 million in public support for #RenewableEnergy for self-suppliers of electricity in France

#StateAid – Commission approves €200 million in public support for #RenewableEnergy for self-suppliers of electricity in France

| October 23, 2018

The European Commission has approved under EU state-aid rules a measure to support electricity production from renewable sources for self-consumption in France until 2020. The measure will further the EU’s energy and climate objectives without unduly distorting competition in the Single Market. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “This scheme will stimulate […]

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#CleanEnergy – EU supports floating wind farm in #Portugal with €60 million loan

#CleanEnergy – EU supports floating wind farm in #Portugal with €60 million loan

| October 22, 2018

Against the backdrop of the Commission’s Energy Union Strategy to deliver secure, affordable and sustainable energy in Europe, Paris Agreement commitments to fight climate change and the push for the modernization of Europe’s economy and industry, the European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted a €60 million loan to the Portuguese company Windplus. The loan, which is supported […]

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Commission and Bill Gates launch €100 million #CleanEnergyFund

Commission and Bill Gates launch €100 million #CleanEnergyFund

| October 18, 2018

The Commission and Breakthrough Energy, led by Bill Gates, have launched a new investment fund – Breakthrough Energy Europe – to help innovative European companies develop and bring radically new clean energy technologies to the market. Research and Innovation Commissioner Moedas and Breakthrough Energy Ventures Chairman Bill Gates, will sign an official Memorandum of Understanding in […]

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