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Role for nuclear, shale in energy union

Green industry and NGOs have slammed the direction taken on the EU energy union by heads of state and government, which they say prioritises nuclear and fracking over renewables and efficiency
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Pressure mounts on Germany to scrap CO2 law

Germany’s energy minister is under pressure to scrap a planned law that would force polluting coal plants to close in a bid to achieve the country’s climate target
News Energy efficiency, insulation

JRC calls for EU renovation plan

The EU needs a renovation plan for inefficient buildings to achieve its energy, jobs and growth goals, a report by the European Commission’s research agency has recommended
Analysis Energy, combined heat and power plant (credit: Natural History Museum)

Policies, prices dampen CHP prospects

The development of combined heat and power production is suffering in a number of EU countries due to waning government support and low electricity prices
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At a meeting in Brussels on 19 March, heads of state and government discussed proposals on the EU energy union, including provisions on renewables and energy efficiency.

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