EC priority list confirms switch from gas to power

The European Commission’s new priority list for energy projects confirms a gradual switch from gas to power and has also found room for carbon capture The European Commission’s new priority list for energy projects confirms a gradual switch from gas to power and has also found room for carbon capture.
By Andreas Walstad 14 December 2017 0 28782
Cabling for the BritNed interconnector. Cable for the BritNed interconnector between the UK and the Netherlands. (BritNed)

The European Commission’s third list of Projects of Common Interest (PCIs) for energy – published in late November – confirms a gradual switch from gas towards power, a trend that started with the previous PCI list two years ago.

A total of 173 projects were selected for PCI status, of which 53 were gas projects while the majority of the others were for electricity and smart grids. The commission also selected four projects related to carbon capture and CO2 transport as well as six oil...

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