Energy giants launch 'Make Power Clean' campaign to cut subsidies for polluting plants

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 Energy giants back European Commission proposals to limit subsidies for polluting power plants
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Energy giants back European Commission proposals to limit subsidies for polluting power plants

Thirteen industry leaders, including Statoil, Siemens, Shell and Iberdrola, launch joint initiative to set emissions cap for new energy capacity

Some of Europe's most powerful players in the energy sector joined forces yesterday to launch a new drive to set an emissions cap for future energy projects that benefit from public subsidies. The Make...

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