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Nuclear energy in the EU long-term strategy

Energy, Environment and Climate
Date: Thursday, 13 December 2018 13:15 - 16:30

Venue: CEPS Conference room Place du Congres 1 - B-1000 Brussels

Nuclear energy currently generates about one quarter of electricity in the EU, though more than half of the overall capacity is installed in just one country, France. While some member states are phasing it out, others are examining whether sufficiently sound economics and robust safety regimes can be guaranteed for nuclear energy to make a significant contribution to a low carbon future. This workshop will discuss the assumptions that underpin the EU’s long term energy decarbonisation scenario and the role nuclear can play in achieving the Union’s energy and climate policy goals.



Moderator, Christian Egenhofer
Director, CEPS Energy Climate House, Moderator
Pantelis Capros
Professor, Division of Electric Power, NTUA
Gerassimos Thomas
Deputy Director-General, DG Energy, European Commission
William D. Magwood IV
Director General, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA)
Bohdan Zronek
Member of Board of Directors and Chief Nuclear Officer,ČEZ

Yves Le Thieis

Senior Economist, FTI Consulting - Compass Lexecon

Esa Hyvärinen

Senior Vice President, Public Affairs, Fortum – Vice President Foratom


Participation in this event is free of charge. Registration is required to participate. 




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CEPS Conference room Place du Congres 1 - B-1000 Brussels


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  • Thursday, 13 December 2018 13:15 - 16:30

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