Energy policy

The EU will Recognize Nuclear Energy and Natural Gas as Clean

The European Commission will classify nuclear energy and natural gas as clean fuels, giving them access to green finance. This was announced to the European edition "Politico" by the first vice-chairman of the Commission Frans Timmermans.

In an interview published Thursday, Timmermans said:

Slovenia embarking on energy transition with mix of renewables, nuclear

Ljubljana – Slovenia is counting on nuclear in its energy transition since renewable sources alone will not suffice to cover the production shortfall once coal is phased out given that the country has missed many opportunities already, Infrastructure Minister Jernej Vrtovec said on Tuesday. “There is potential for more photovoltaic plants and four hydro power plants.

Countries failing to meet climate vows to face warning in 2023: IEA chief

Countries that fail to meet the climate commitments will receive warnings at the UN's next climate summit slated for 2023, the head of the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Nov. 7.

Speaking to Anadolu Agency in an interview on the sidelines of the COP26 conference, Fatih Birol said the COP26 Presidency appointed the IEA to monitor and report on countries' progress.

Slovenia to join Powering Past Coal Alliance at COP26

Ljubljana – The government has decided that Slovenia will join the Powering Past Coal Alliance as part of the Energy Day at the COP26 conference in Glasgow on Thursday, dedicated to enhancing global energy transition, and will also sign a statement of public support for the clean energy transition.

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