To achieve its aim of becoming the first climate-neutral continent, EU countries have been trying to increase their energy production from renewable resources.
Without faster progress, 650 million people will still be left without access to electric power in 2030 - nine out of 10 of them living in sub-Saharan Africa, World Bank and other international bodies warned.
President Emmanuel Macron steps up his anti-pollution efforts by announcing the closure of 14 of the 58 nuclear reactors, of which between four and six will be closed by 2030.
The International Energy Agency sats that the rapid rise in output, particularly in the US, could well outweigh any pick-up in demand and begin to push up global oil inventories this year.
Nuclear energy will reduce Turkey's dependency on foreign energy sources and fuel the nation's growth, says President Erdogan.
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