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Unlocking South East European Energy Potential Through Regional Cooperation

The conference aimed at initiating dialogue between governmental representatives from the region of South East Europe on the potential benefits of regional cooperation in the field of energy policies. The gains to be anticipated as a result of coordinated and cooperative approach to energy policies in the region were discussed with a specific attention to several topics: natural gas and electricity markets, electricity generation, renewables deployment and energy efficiency. This allowed participants to express concerns as well as share information on the prospects to use existing cross-border initiatives to advance regional energy policy cooperation. Discussions focused on the mechanisms for regional cooperation in the field of energy policies in light of EU’s energy objectives (Energy Union) and national and regional energy interests in South East Europe.

Final Conclusions and Conference Declaration

Final Policy Proposal:

Effective Regional Energy Policy Cooperation in South East Europe: A Proposal, by Christian Egenhofer, Anna Dimitrova & Julian Popov

Speakers

Julian Popov
European Climate Foundation
Speaker
Mark Van Stiphout
DG Energy C2 – New energy technologies, innovation and clean coal
Speaker
Martin Vladimirov
Centre for the Study of Democracy
Speaker
Bilyana Chobanova
Energy Charter
Speaker
Christian Egenhofer
CEPS Energy Climate House
Speaker
Fabio Genoese
CEPS Energy Climate House
Speaker
Atanas Georgiev
University of Sofia
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