Monday, January 25, 2021

Claudia Patricolo

Claudia Patricolo
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Claudia Patricolo is the editor-in-chief of CEENERGYNEWS.

5 energy issues to watch in CEE in 2021

While the most used words in 2020 were pandemic and coronavirus, the main driver of 2021 will be recovery. After summarising the most important events of last year in CEE, let's have a look at what to expect from the year that has just started.

The new age of Hungary’s natural gas supply

The start of LNG supply from the Krk terminal in Croatia open a new age in Hungary’s natural gas supply, as underlined by MVM whose subsidiary MFGK started to be involved at the Krk terminal after the docking of the carrier Tristar Ruby.

First LNG carrier arrives at Krk

This morning, the LNG carrier Tristar Ruby has arrived at the Krk terminal in Croatia, the first LNG carrier to arrive at the terminal, in accordance with the planned deadlines.

Energy: driving politics and economy in the past and in the future

Geopolitics has always been intertwined with energy. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Daniel Yergin explained it clearly in his latest book "The New Map: Energy, Climate and the Clash of Nations".

Albania’s first wind farm and the ongoing transformation of the energy sector

The government of Albania will launch the first tender for the construction of wind power plants and Prime Minister Edi Rama spoke about the ongoing transformation of the energy sector, which will transform Albania into an electricity exporter.

2020: an eventful year

The coronavirus pandemic made the headlines of this past year. As many experts compared it to the SARS experience of 2003 and the financial crisis of 2008, the current pandemic hit very hard the energy industry.

The existing link between gender inequality and climate change

Gender inequalities are reflected in differential vulnerability and exposure to the hazards posed by climate change and addressing them is key to increase the adaptive capacities of societies.

Baltic TSOs to strengthen cooperation for the future of offshore grid

The Transmission System Operators of the Baltic Sea Region agreed to start the preparation work for the establishment of a cooperation for the Baltic Sea offshore grid.

New Zealand’s Government commits to be carbon-neutral by 2025

New Zealand’s prime minister Jacinda Ardern has declared a climate change emergency and launched a major new initiative which requires the public sector to achieve carbon neutrality by 2025.

Gas infrastructure is key for a smart mobility system

GIE has welcomed the Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy: the EU gas infrastructure will be a key lever of the establishment of a clean, sustainable and affordable EU mobility system.

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