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Hi-tech cooperation between #China and #EU has huge potential

Hi-tech cooperation between #China and #EU has huge potential

| February 9, 2020

China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), sometimes referred to as the New Silk Road, is one of the most ambitious infrastructure projects ever conceived. Launched in 2013 by President Xi Jinping, the vast collection of development and investment initiatives would stretch from East Asia to Europe, significantly expanding China’s economic and political influence – writes […]

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Commissioner Simson in Denmark to discuss #EuropeanEnergyPolicy

Commissioner Simson in Denmark to discuss #EuropeanEnergyPolicy

| February 6, 2020

Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson (pictured) is visiting Denmark on 6 and 7 February as part of the Commission’s drive to promote the European Green Deal and engage with citizens and stakeholders. Ahead of her visit, Commissioner Simson said: “Denmark is at the forefront of the EU’s clean energy transition and is an example for others to follow. I […]

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#FORATOM selects new President Esa Hyvärinen

#FORATOM selects new President Esa Hyvärinen

| January 13, 2020

FORATOM is pleased to announce that Esa Hyvärinen (pictured) has been appointed by the association’s General Assembly as FORATOM President for a two-year period starting on 1 January 2020.“I feel deeply honoured to be appointed as the new president of FORATOM and I look forward to the next two years working with the General Assembly, […]

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Statement by Vice President Maroš Šefčovič on long-term transit of #RussianGas to Europe via #Ukraine

Statement by Vice President Maroš Šefčovič on long-term transit of #RussianGas to Europe via #Ukraine

| January 2, 2020

“Let me express my strongest appreciation for all the hard work and effort by everyone involved. In practice, this means that gas will continue to flow from Russia to Europe via Ukraine as of 1 January 2020. This is a powerful message to both, our consumers and industry, clearly demonstrating that the EU cares and […]

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#FORATOM welcomes outcome of Trilogue on Taxonomy regulation

#FORATOM welcomes outcome of Trilogue on Taxonomy regulation

| December 19, 2019

FORATOM welcomes the agreement reached in Trilogue between the Council, Parliament and Commission on the proposal for a regulation on the establishment of a framework to facilitate sustainable investment (so-called “Taxonomy”) and the fact that the agreed text does not exclude nuclear energy from the regulation. In reference to the delegated acts, which subject nuclear […]

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#FORATOM welcomes Commission’s Green Deal ambitions

#FORATOM welcomes Commission’s Green Deal ambitions

| December 12, 2019

FORATOM welcomes the European Commission’s goal of becoming more ambitious in reducing its CO2 emissions whilst at the same time ensuring that no EU citizen is left behind in the transition. If the EU is to achieve its zero-carbon target 2050, then its current 2030 CO2 reduction targets may not be enough. We therefore support […]

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#EnergyUnion – EU supports #CelticInterconnector and Baltic synchronization project

#EnergyUnion – EU supports #CelticInterconnector and Baltic synchronization project

| December 9, 2019

Two grants for important electricity interconnection projects will be signed in the presence of Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan and Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson: the Celtic Interconnector between Ireland and France, and the Harmony Link Interconnector between Lithuania and Poland. Both are projects of common interest that will contribute to a diversification of energy supply and improved […]

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