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Markets & Policies Coal phase-out in Europe: Italy is here!

The 2017 Italy’s National Energy Strategy is finally online, with good news for the anti-coal lobby and the environmentalists. The political intent to proceed with a coal phase-out for electricity generation within 2025 is confirmed, and a governance plan to make it possible is set up. This plan is in line with other European countries, which in the past few years have shown a growing commitment to get rid of coal as soon as possible.

Markets & Policies The Clean Energy for All Europeans Package and The Role of Italy in its Implementation

On November the 30th 2016 the European Commission presented a package of measures named Clean Energy for All Europeans. The package is aimed at keeping the European Union competitive while the clean energy transition takes place, inevitably changing global energy markets in a permanent way. The intention of the European Union with this package is