Parliament backs EU list of energy projects, ignoring Greens

EU commissioner for research and innovation Mariya Gabriel is backing a renewed call for a strong Horizon Europe budget, joining The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday (12 February) against a motion to reject a proposed list of priority energy projects, ignoring the demands of Greens and leftists who warned against funding new gas infrastructure that risks being stranded as Europe moves to a zero-carbon economy.a cross party group of MEPs in a statement asking EU leaders to put R&D funding at the core of EU’s pandemic recovery plan.

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Original article published by Euractiv on February 02, 2020.