Funding a just energy transition in Europe

Poland currently relies on coal for 80% of its electricity. The sector is bracing for more closures as Europe moves to low-carbon energy. [Shutterstock]

As negotiations on the EU’s next long-term budget continue, EU countries are jockeying for funding opportunities to assist them in the transition to clean energy.

A number of schemes are being envisaged to ensure that the transition leaves no one behind as industrial sectors such as coal and automotive face closures or deep restructuring.

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