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#FORATOM welcomes improvements in hydrogen categorization

#FORATOM welcomes improvements in hydrogen categorization

| July 10, 2020

FORATOM has taken note of the two strategies released on 8 July in relation to smart sector integration and hydrogen.  The Association welcomes the addition of a ‘low-carbon hydrogen’ category but its usage should not be limited to the short and medium term and says it nevertheless remains concerned that the insufficient attention is paid […]

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#FORATOM calls for the EU to recognize nuclear as a strategic industry

#FORATOM calls for the EU to recognize nuclear as a strategic industry

| March 11, 2020

FORATOM welcomes the European Commission’s goal of ensuring Europe’s industry is fit for the ambitions of today and prepared for the realities of tomorrow, as outlined in its Industrial Strategy published yesterday (10 March). The European nuclear industry stands ready to help Europe achieve its goals in terms of providing clean energy and maintaining Europe’s […]

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#FORATOM launches online electricity generation tool

#FORATOM launches online electricity generation tool

| February 25, 2020

FORATOM has launched an online tool which enables users to find out more about the different sources of electricity generated across Europe. Furthermore, it provides daily data on what nuclear contributes in terms of electricity generation as a whole and low-carbon electricity in particular.  The tool is divided into three sections. The first provides daily information […]

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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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#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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#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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