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The economics of nuclear power

Publication | December 5, 2007 at 14:49

A new report published by a team of international energy and economic experts which conclusively proves that nuclear power is neither a practical nor economically viable solution to tackling climate change.

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...

Sell-out on UK nuclear plan exposes Commission to legal challenges

Press release | October 8, 2014 at 10:28

Brussels – The European Commission has for the first time cleared a plan for taxpayers to heavily subsidise the construction of a nuclear power plant in the EU. Two new reactors at Hinkley Point, in the United Kingdom, will receive up to €20...

Slovakia uses gas dispute to reopen dangerous nuclear plant

Press release | January 12, 2009 at 16:08

Brussels, International — Greenpeace warns that the decision by Slovakia to restart a Soviet era nuclear power plant would put the whole of Europe at risk, without providing any relief for gas shortages. The Slovak government argues that it needs...

Greenpeace briefs Energy Commissioner on safety concerns ahead of Finnish nuclear...

Press release | June 1, 2007 at 13:32

Brussels/Helsinki, International — Greenpeace met EU Energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs this morning in Helsinki to brief him on safety violations at the Olkiluoto-3 nuclear power plant construction site, ahead of a site visit by the...

Statement on Commission opinion on Mochovce nuclear project

Press release | July 15, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace condemns today’s Commission opinion that gives a green light to the outdated and dangerous Mochovce nuclear project in Slovakia.

NGOs walk out of industry-dominated nuclear talking shop

Press release | May 29, 2009 at 12:26

Brussels / Prague, International — Today, environmental organisations Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth and Sortir du nucléaire formally ended their participation in the European Nuclear Energy Forum (ENEF) at a meeting in Prague hosted by the...

Commission allows market distortion in favour of nuclear

Press release | September 26, 2007 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — The European Commission decided today to close the investigation prompted by two separate complaints by Greenpeace and the European Renewable Energy Federation (EREF) which alleged that the construction of the Olkiluoto 3...

Slovakia slammed for insufficient public participation on nuclear plant

Press release | January 14, 2011 at 0:00

Brussels/Bratislava, International — Yesterday, the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee slammed Slovakia for lack of proper public consultation on the Mochovce 3,4 nuclear power project. This decision means that Slovakia also is in breach with...

Greenpeace files complaint to European Commission against Slovak process for choosing...

Press release | May 25, 2009 at 10:59

Brussels / Bratislava, International — Greenpeace today filed a complaint to the European Commission against the Slovak State. Greenpeace alleges that the way the Czech energy giant CEZ was selected to be the strategic partner in the construction...

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