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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fatih Birol, IEA Executive Director, writes about the impact of the coronavirus around the world and the resulting turmoil in global markets.
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.
The construction of the gas pipeline under the Neris River, part of the Gas Interconnection Poland–Lithuania (GIPL) project, has been successfully completed.
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.
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.