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Poland’s challenges and opportunities to reach climate neutrality

Aleksander Szpor, head of the climate and energy team at the Polish Economic Institute, writes about Poland's challenges, mainly due to its coal-based energy system and the opportunities to reach climate neutrality by 2050.

Ending energy poverty starts with efficient homes

Monica Frassoni, President of the European Alliance to Save Energy, writes about the importance of tackling energy poverty through buildings' renovation, to make them more energy-efficient and lower residents’ energy bills.

An energy strategy for Kosovo

Arijeta Pajaziti Qerimi, executive director at AWESK, writes about the energy sector in Kosovo: small, with certain issues and challenges including a lack of adequate and reliable supply, environmental constraints and gender inequality.

Delayed effect of COVID-19 in oil handling business

Darius Šilenskis, CEO of KN, writes about the delayed results of the COVID-19 pandemic, including record low oil prices due to the extremely low demand for oil products and falling refining margins.

Toward a just transition in Bulgaria: Key objectives and challenges

Olivier Marquette, President for AES Bulgaria and Amcham Bulgaria Board of Directors, writes about the European Green Deal’s ambitions and Bulgaria’s two critical policy objectives: achieving the transition to clean energy and energy market integration.

CEE energy sector challenges beyond Russophobia and COVID-19

Tibor Fehér, Head of the Department of Foreign Affairs at MVM Group, writes about the energy discourse in CEE, which has to adapt in the framework of EU discussions, without being distracted from pro- and anti-Russian feelings in the nuclear or the gas sector.

Looking to the Future of US-Hungarian Energy Cooperation

Marc Dillard, Chargé d'Affaires of the US Embassy to Hungary, writes about the the future of cooperation on energy issues between the US and Hungary.

Ukraine: the “homework” needs more EU attention

Olena Pavlenko, President of the Ukrainian think-tank DiXi Group, writes about the integration of the country's energy industry with the European one, showing already some successes in the gas sector.

Clap your hands for women in energy!

Andrea Pánczél, Chair and co-founder of the Women in Energy Association, writes about the importance of enabling women to reach top decision-making positions in energy companies.

To Cut or Not to Cut?

Anita Orban, Vice President for International Affairs at Tellurian LNG, writes about the price war between Russia and Saudi Arabia and its impact for the global economy.

Hydrogen, the energy source for the future

László Fritsch, President of the Gas Storage Europe (GSE) and CEO of Hungarian Gas Storage Ltd, writes about hydrogen as the most cost-efficient solution for decarbonising the energy supply.

Put clean energy at the heart of stimulus plans to counter the coronavirus crisis

Fatih Birol, IEA Executive Director, writes about the impact of the coronavirus around the world and the resulting turmoil in global markets.

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Polish government signs letter of intent for the development of offshore wind power

Representatives of the Polish government and entrepreneurs from the offshore wind industry signed a Letter of Intent on cooperation for the development of offshore wind power.

Amber Grid completes construction of the gas pipeline under the Neris River

The construction of the gas pipeline under the Neris River, part of the Gas Interconnection Poland–Lithuania (GIPL) project, has been successfully completed.

A second chance for coal regions in the energy transition

The EU launched the Just Transition Platform (JTP), to help Member States accessing over 150 billion euros of funds. Coal regions don’t have to die but they can play an active role in the energy transition.

Companies race to become net-zero

Getting to net-zero by 2050 will require tremendous effort from the private sector to make timely and sufficient steps towards decarbonisation. Each industry faces different obstacles, therefore the path they choose may also diverge.