Commission stresses ‘no new gas’ as it adopts PCI list

The European Commission adopted on Friday its biennial update to the EU energy projects of common interest (PCI) list, stressing in the wake of an outcry over the inclusion of natural gas infrastructure projects in an earlier draft that none of the 20 that made the final cut are new.

by Robert Hodgson
Electricity pylons near Thessaloniki, Greece. The new PCI list contains 67 cross-border power transmission and storage projects. Photo: Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto via Getty Images
Electricity pylons near Thessaloniki, Greece. The new PCI list contains 67 cross-border power transmission and storage projects. Photo: Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto via Getty Images

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