EP Considers Nuclear As ‘Significant Alternative’ For Electricity Production

Posted by NucNet on 16 December 2014 in NucNet

Policies & Politics

Nuclear energy is “carbon-neutral” and continues to be “a significant alternative” for electricity production, says a draft report published on 11 December 2014 by the European Parliament’s (EP) committee on industry, research and energy.

The report, an answer to the European Commission’s European energy security strategy published in May 2014, also says the choice of whether to use nuclear energy remains the competence of the EU member states. The draft report calls on the EP to adopt a resolution on the energy security strategy and the development of an EU energy union.

Related reports in the NucNet database (available to subscribers): Nuclear Projects Feature On EC List Of ‘Priority Investments’ (News No. 391, 15 December 2014)