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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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#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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