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22 May 2014, 17:09 CET
Showing blog entries tagged as: Energy

Expert comment on inefficient vacuum cleaners being banned by the EU

Posted by Warwick Business School at 06 September 2017, 23:42 CET |
Filed under: Environment, Energy, Consumer

Frederik Dahlmann, of Warwick Business School, Assistant Professor of Global Energy, a researcher into the low carbon economy, comments on inefficient vacuum cleaners being banned by the EU.

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Are the German and Swiss exits of nuclear power an example to follow in Europe?

Posted by Laurence Daziano at 28 June 2017, 14:00 CET |
Filed under: Energy

In a referendum held last month, the Swiss have approved a new energy law that aims to replace nuclear power with renewable energies. After Germany and Italy, a third European country, using nuclear energy, decides to embark on a nuclear energy policy.

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Nuclear industry and globalization

Posted by Laurence Daziano at 08 March 2017, 23:21 CET |
Filed under: nuclear, Energy

At a time when plans for the construction of new nuclear power plants are multiplying throughout the world - in Europe, Asia, Russia and the Middle East - the nuclear industry is evolving: French restructuring, Toshiba’s financial difficulties, Rosatom's international expansion, participation of the Chinese industry with the British EPRs in Hinkley Point. All this shows that the nuclear industry, although very specific due to a very high capital intensity and a long-term duration, is undergoing transformations linked to globalization and the emergence of new powers.

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EU starts work on plans for an Energy Union

EU starts work on plans for an Energy Union

Posted by Nick Prag at 12 February 2015, 17:30 CET |
Filed under: Energy

Apart from the Ukraine crisis, on which EU leaders met at their summit this Thursday, it was the EU Energy Union which took centre stage this last week.

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New deal for energy consumers

Posted by Nick Prag at 16 July 2015, 17:50 CET |
Filed under: Environment, Energy, Consumer

Apart from Greece, a better deal for energy consumers was the theme of the week, as the Commission presented proposals aimed at delivering a new deal for energy consumers. These included a redesign of the European electricity market, updating energy efficiency labelling, and revising the EU Emissions Trading System.

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An Urban Agenda for Europe

Posted by Nick Prag at 04 June 2015, 17:00 CET |

Europe's cities are the engines of its economy, providing jobs and services, and they serve as hubs that catalyse creativity and innovation. Almost 70% of the EU population now live in urban areas. However, they are also home to some of our greatest challenges: economic, social, environmental and demographic, which are often interrelated.

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Making Europe's cities sustainable

Posted by Nick Prag at 28 November 2013, 15:40 CET |
Filed under: Environment, Energy, Transport

Cities the world over are grappling with the same challenges - how to continue to grow as hubs of economic activity and innovation, and, at the same time, to become cleaner and healthier to live in, while using less energy.

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