Thursday, April 15, 2021


How to stop Nord Stream 2?

Maksym Bielawski, leading expert at the Razumkov Centre reflects on the current situation of Nord Stream 2, the recent cooperation between Ukraine and Poland and the most important steps to take to increase the level of energy security on the European continent.

Suez blockage: the story of a single ship blocking a vital trade artery for 6 days

Andrea Pánczél, founder of CEENERGYNEWS shares her perspective on the Suez blockage. What are the lessons learnt from the incident? The consequences are yet to be seen.

Thirsty for justice, the Czech Republic takes Poland to court over Turów coal mine

Zala Primc, an environmental campaigner at Europe Beyond Coal writes about the Turów coal mine and the power plant it feeds which both face controversy and an uncertain future in a Europe making rapid moves towards decarbonisation.

Integration of Ukrainian Power System to ENTSO-E: challenges and opportunities

Andrian Prokip, an energy analyst at the Ukrainian Institute for the Future writes about the key expected benefits and challenges for Ukraine from integration with the ENTSO-E.

What role could (bio)LNG have in decarbonising heavy-duty transport in Hungary?

Lajos Veér, Commercial Director at Shell Fleet Solutions writes about bio LNG, drawing the attention of decision-makers to the urgent need to start decarbonising the heavy-duty transport sector.

Geothermal energy in CEE could make a huge difference in the transition from fossil fuels

Igor Kocis, CEO and co-founder of GA Drilling, writes about the potential of geothermal energy in CEE, which could make a huge difference in the transition from fossil fuels.

Ukraine might not be ready for the energy transition

Danila Bochkarev, Associate researcher at UCLouvain writes about the role played by Ukraine’s GTS capacity in the mid-term future. However, funds are being spent on lobbying, while It would be more efficient for the country to focus on the energy transition.

Turning around Estonia’s oil shale region: first attract business, employment will follow

Anna Ebers Broughel, economist at Tetra Tech writes about Ida-Virumaa, a region in Eastern Estonia whose oil shale industry appears to be on an imminent and unstoppable decline. It is the time to seek realistic solutions and a way forward.

Reaching a sustainable future: the future can be beautiful

Attila Chikán, CEO of ALTEO writes about the numerous challenges to overcome when it comes to reaching a sustainable future. Not only are we late in this process but multiply our troubles, we now also have to cope with a pandemic.

Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage, a bridge to a new green energy future

Alexandra Dudu, head of CO2 geological storage department from GeoEcoMar writes about carbon capture, utilisation and storage, the only technology available at the moment that can help achieve a drastic cut on industrial emissions.

Nord Stream 2, end in sight for Europe’s last pipeline trouble?

Pieter de Pous, Senior Policy Advisor at E3G writes about Europe's energy security and the Nord Stream 2, which has developed into a hard bet against the EU’s core strategic and economic interests.

Planning our energy future: why unforeseeable events should be foreseen

Dawud Ansari, a research associate at DIW Berlin and Anna Ebers Broughel, economist at Tetra Tech write about how the coronavirus pandemic has revolutionised the common conventions of energy scenarios.

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