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Frau Merkel, M. Hollande: say no to coal and nuclear energy; yes to an energy...

Press release | February 19, 2014 at 10:58

Paris - This morning at 6.30am, a few hours before a Franco-German council of ministers in Paris, ten Greenpeace activists dumped five tonnes of coal from a lorry in front of the Elysée Palace, the residence of the French President. The lorry was...

Greenpeace submission to the European Commission on the UK nuclear plan at Hinkley Point

Publication | April 7, 2014 at 11:59

The GP submission outlines how the Hinkley plan would violate EU competition rules.

Nuclear stress tests - an interactive map

Background | October 27, 2011 at 17:45

An interactive map showing how all active reactors and reprocessing plants (EU & CH) have fared under stress tests ordered by the EU after the Fukushima disaster. The map is based on an initial analysis of >10,000 official report pages (mostly...

Commission rejects state aid for nuclear energy

Press release | October 9, 2013 at 9:30

Brussels - Yesterday, European Commissioners held an orientation debate on the revision of the Commission’s energy and environmental aid guidelines that provide the framework for assessing national state aid measures.

Summary

Topic | January 25, 2010 at 9:41

Climate & energy

Topic | January 25, 2011 at 9:41

Report: EU_nuclear_stress_test_action_plan_review

Publication | April 12, 2013 at 9:30

The nuclear stress tests announced after the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011 were supposed to be a transparent exercise to reduce the risk of nuclear energy in Europe. As a result of the EU stress tests, the countries with nuclear power...

Annex III Hinkley Point

Publication | April 7, 2014 at 13:00

State Aid Submission Hinkley point - Annex III

Annex I Hinkley Point

Publication | April 7, 2014 at 13:30

State Aid Submission Hinkley Point - Annex I

Briefing: Updated review of EU nuclear stress-tests

Publication | April 12, 2013 at 9:30

In May 2012, Greenpeace commissioned a study independently analysing the outcomes of the stress tests. A year later, one of the lead-authors of this study took a closer look to what extent the national action plans are indeed sufficiently...

Annex II Hinkley Point

Publication | April 7, 2014 at 13:00

State Aid Submission Hinkley Point - Annex II

Energy

Topic | June 6, 2011 at 16:26

Europe's energy policy is at a crossroads. Its grid infrastructure and many power stations are ageing and major investment decisions are being taken. Important issues are at stake; energy security, stability of supply, growing demand, the risks...

Ecofys Report: The next step in Europe’s climate action: setting targets for 2030

Publication | June 11, 2013 at 0:00

Policy report commissioned by Greenpeace EU

Proposed EU nuclear safety rules won't rule out a European Fukushima

Press release | June 13, 2013 at 11:44

Brussels – The European Commission today released a long-awaited proposal for new EU-wide nuclear safety rules. These proposals come in the wake of EU nuclear stress tests, which were prompted by the Fukushima nuclear accident of 2011. Although...

Reaction to Oettinger comment on nuclear state aid reported in Süddeutsche Zeitung

Press release | September 19, 2013 at 10:46

Brussels – German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung has reported statements by European energy commissioner Günther Oettinger suggesting to EU nuclear regulators earlier this year that state aid rules should be changed to allow public financing of...

European Commission proposals for EU climate and energy policies for 2030

Publication | January 15, 2014 at 8:00

UPDATED ON 20 JANUARY 2014 - A Greenpeace media briefing on the 2030 climate and energy package

Fear of change could precipitate demise of Europe’s energy giants

Press release | February 26, 2014 at 11:26

Brussels – Europe’s largest power companies are in trouble because of their reluctance to question dated business models in the face of far-reaching structural changes to Europe’s energy market, according to a new report released today [1].

EU energy ministers should get back in the saddle on climate and energy policy,...

Press release | March 4, 2014 at 9:00

Brussels – Energy ministers meeting in Brussels today will discuss for the first time the European Commission’s EU climate and energy policy package for 2030.

EU summit: to Russia with love… and cash

Press release | March 21, 2014 at 13:39

Brussels – EU leaders meeting at a summit in Brussels have postponed decisions on a new climate and energy deal that could help wean Europe off expensive energy imports, said Greenpeace. The heads of state and government recognised the need for...

Media briefing on the Commission’s energy security strategy

Publication | May 28, 2014 at 8:30

The Ukraine crisis has once again highlighted Europe’s vulnerability to energy import disruptions. There is a risk that, as in 2006 and 2009, gas imports from Russia through Ukraine could drop or dry up completely. These imports represent over...

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