Business - 05/March/2020

EDF: EU Climate Law is clear signal to invest in clean energy

The proposal from the European Commission for a European Climate Law means all companies must put decarbonisation at the heart of their business strategies, says Alexandre Perra, member of the board of French utility EDF

Plans for a European Climate Law, enshrining into hard legislation the objective set out in the European Green Deal of the continent becoming climate neutral by 2050, were published by the European Commission, the EU’s executive body, on March 4, 2020.

Alexandre Perra, member of the board of French utility EDF, says he is confident Europe can achieve its ambitious climate goals, but insists renewables and energy efficiency alone will not be enough. Perra sticks to his company’s historic line that nuclear has a role to play in decarbonising Europe. ...

 

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