There is a debate in Europe about which energies can be considered green and which cannot. The European Commission proposed by the end of 2021 that both green energy and gas should be labelled green. The conflict arises from the different positions of the EU countries, which are quite diverse.


For example, Germany opposes green labelling for nuclear energy, but accepts it for natural gas. As for our French neighbours, their position is just the opposite of Germany’s. The case of Spain is more ambiguous. The case of Spain is more ambiguous, as it opposes labelling for both types of energy, but it does maintain its use.


Spain has 7 active nuclear power plants with a maximum of 48 years of age in the case of Cofrentes. As for gas, this has been the source that has grown the most, with 5% more demand in 2021. 


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