Austria Objects to Hungary's Paks Upgrade Project

The Austrian government sent a formal notice to the European Commission concerning its objections to the upgrade of the Paks nuclear power plant in Hungary. The Austrian government is objecting because the project is receiving "unapproved state financing" while "supporting the use of unprofitable technologies" that could lead to "distortions on the internal electricity market", the Federal Ministry of Economy said in a statement.

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