The Nuclear Consulting Group, Global 2000, Cities for a Nuclear Free Europe (CNFE), the Co-ordinator of the Alliance of Regions for Phasing-out Nuclear Power Across Europe and the UK and Ireland Nuclear Free Local Authorities (NFLA) warmly welcome a decision of EU member states that the planned ‘European Just Transition Fund’ will not provide financial support for new nuclear projects or fossil fuel schemes like gas power. The European Commission is seeking to establish a €40 billion Just Transition Fund, made up of €30 billion from an EU coronavirus recovery fund and €10 billion euros from the Commission’s budget for 2021-27. The aim of the fund is to move European economies away from old high-carbon industries like coal, retraining workers from such sectors, into new low-carbon renewable energy jobs. The Fund will also focus support in regions which have high carbon polluting industry and move them towards renewable energy alternatives.
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The European Commission is expected to launch a hydrogen strategy on 8 July, IJGlobal can reveal, with a huge scale-up of production planned for 2030.
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