The summary of the hearing is now available.
Powerful superconductive magnets hold the key to ITER’s success in demonstrating the potential of fusion energy. The superhot gas resulting from the reaction will be confined by 18 Toroidal Field (TF) coils which will generate a strong magnetic field keeping it away from the walls of the vessel.
The EU is to guarantee a high level protection to whistle-blowers across a wide range of sectors including public procurement, financial services, money laundering, product and transport safety, nuclear safety, public health, consumer and data protection.
The European Commission’s latest reports on gas and electricity markets, which cover the second quarter of 2019, have just been published, containing a wide range of data about supply and usage of electricity and gas in the EU.
In its first edition, the European Research and Innovation Days exceeded all expectations by attracting more than 3000 participants. During the three day event, held in Brussels on 24-26 September under the auspices of the European Commission’s Directorate General (DG) for Research and Innovation, policy-makers, industry, laboratories and the science community stressed the importance of investing in those areas, building networks and bridges with other continents.
A summary of the policy debate on National Energy and Climate Plans is available.
Sessions will address, among other topics, the decarbonisation of industry, sector coupling and developments in renewable energy. Financing of low-carbon technologies, small modular nuclear reactors and the role of women in clean energy transition will also be discussed.