FORATOM, the voice of the European nuclear energy industry, called on the European Commission and other EU institutions to recognise and reward the long-term operation (LTO) of nuclear reactors given its role in meeting Europe’s long-term climate goals during a workshop held yesterday in Brussels.
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Foratom, the European nuclear trade body, has called on the European Commission and other EU institutions to recognise and reward the long-term operation (LTO) of nuclear power reactors in their role to help Europe meet its climate targets.
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Late last night the EU took another major step towards delivering a net zero emissions target for the bloc, providing one of the clearest signals yet to governments, investors and businesses that climate policies are set to become considerably more ambitious over the coming decade. Representatives from the European Commission, Parliament and Council negotiated long into the night over the final details of the Regulation on the Governance of the Energy Union, with the Parliament and Member States clashing over whether to include an explicit target to deliver a net zero emission economy by 2050. In the end, the parliament compromised, agreeing to a regulation that instead commits to the EU delivering a net zero emission economy “as early as possible”. However, the trade-off resulted in significant new concessions for those who want to see the EU adopt a more ambitious climate strategy.
Business Green 20th June 2018 read more »