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Green gas, nuclear tipped as key to EU energy transition

Europe will need to invest in green gas and nuclear power to meet its decarbonisation targets, but the future of natural gas seems less certain without CCS Europe will need to invest in green gas and nuclear power to meet its decarbonisation targets, but the future of natural gas seems less certain without CCS.
By Andreas Walstad 28 June 2018 0 31513
A CCS facility in Norway. (Gassnova, Helge Hanson)

Green gases and nuclear power will play a key role if Europe is to reach its target of fully decarbonising its energy sector by 2050, according to a new report. The assertion was made in the 2050 Energy Vision report presented by the European Commission-backed European Technology & Innovation Platform (ETIP) Smart Networks for Energy Transition (SNET) initiative at a conference in Brussels on Wednesday. Coal could be completely phased out by 2050, the report said. The paper gives little attention to...