The European Union is aiming to clinch deals on three new laws to fight climate change in time for the annual United Nations climate negotiations next month, in a bid to boost its political clout at the talks.
Federal Economics Minister Robert Habeck has now discussed starting financial aid for electricity consumers earlier than previously planned. “In any case, the relief in electricity prices must start in January at the latest. That’s what we’re aiming for,” said the Green politician.
Slovakia's new 471 megawatt (MW) Mochovce Unit 3 nuclear power plant took another step towards being ready to launch in early 2023, reaching a sustained chain reaction state, Slovakia's utility Slovenske Elektrarne said on its website.
Slovakia's new Mochovce 3 reactor is slated to start up and generate electricity this year with unit 4 following in 2023, according to an energy security report released by the Slovakian Ministry of Economy. Once it starts up, Mochovce 3 will immediately tip Slovakia's energy balance back to an export footing.