The European Union: out of the race for civil nuclear geopolitics?

By Benita Dreesen — According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), at the end of 2019, the world installed 5.5 GW of new nuclear capacity, with China and Russia remaining the leading countries in terms of new grid connections and construction launches. At the same time, another 60.5 GW of new nuclear capacity was under […]

The Renewable Energy Financing Mechanism: A twisted EU compromise?

By Richard Bousfield — On the 6th May, the EU announced its new renewable energy financing mechanism; a plan designed to ensure that EU member states are able to achieve their individual and collective renewable energy targets. It is hoped that this new measure increases the rates of investment in renewable energy. It is expected […]