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Energy 26-02-2020

Poland’s first nuclear power plants are attracting criticism – from neigbours

As Poland plans to build six nuclear plants, it has to inform its neighbours about potential environmental consequences. Given that it has not yet told anyone, but for Austria, could this mean that Poland is ignoring international rules? EURACTIV Germany reports.
Energy 03-09-2015

German energy giants to pay for denuclearisation

Large German energy companies are the focus of a new draft law, in which they are obligated to bear the costs of decommissioning nuclear power plants and disposing of nuclear waste. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Brexit 16-07-2015

Energy providers sue Commission over Hinkley Point subsidy

An alliance of green energy providers and municipal utilities in Germany and Austria have lodged a complaint with the European Court of Justice (ECJ) over subsidies for the planned British nuclear power station Hinkley Point C. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Global Europe 06-07-2015

Mogherini optimistic about Iran talks

A nuclear deal with Iran is "very close" after almost two years of negotiations, the EU's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Sunday (5 July).
Global Europe 05-06-2015

Unseating the mullahs from power in Iran

As the June 31 deadline for an agreement on Iran’s nuclear programs draws closer, there are no signs that Tehran is ready accept the terms of the international community, writes Alejo Vidal-Quadras. it’s high time for Western leaders to support the democratic opposition and permanently unseat the mullahs from power, he argues.
Climate change 14-03-2012

IAEA ‘concerned’ about world’s ageing nuclear plants

Eighty percent of the world's nuclear power plants are more than 20 years old, raising safety concerns, a draft UN report says a year after Japan’s Fukushima disaster.
Global Europe 31-08-2011

A nuclear fuel bank to secure peaceful atomic energy

Kazakhstan is ready to play a key role in global security by hosting an international nuclear fuel bank under the auspices of the International Atomic Energy Agency, writes Kanat Saudabayev, the country's secretary of state, in an exclusive commentary for EURACTIV.