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France in new row with Germany and Spain. France wants to call nuclear-derived hydrogen “clean”

By Michel RoseBelén Carreño and Kate Abnett

  • Summary
  • France wants EU to recognise nuclear-derived hydrogen as clean
  • Paris says Germany and Spain had committed to support it
  • Berlin and Madrid say no such promises were made
  • Spat is delaying EU renewables legislation, threatens pipeline

PARIS/MADRID/BRUSSELS, Feb 8 (Reuters) – A new row has erupted between France, Germany and Spain over nuclear energy, with Paris furious about a lack of support from Berlin and Madrid for its efforts to have nuclear-derived hydrogen labelled as ‘green’ in EU legislation, sources said………. (Subscribers only)

Reporting by Michel Rose in Paris, Belen Carreno, Aislinn Laing in Madrid, Kate Abnett in Brussels, Andreas Rinke in Berlin and Sergio Goncalves in Lisbon; Editing by Kirsten Donovan


February 10, 2023 - Posted by | climate change, EUROPE

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