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Christian Egenhofer on the CEPS Low Carbon Economy Forum 2019 on 14 June 2019
Mistra-podd om Europas framtida klimatpolitik MISTRA on 27 March 2019
Europe Starts Thinking About Managing Old Electric Car Batteries Vasileios Rizos in Bloomberg Environment on 28 January 2019
Nord Stream 2: Rumänien sucht EU-Konsens Christian Egenhofer in Deutsche Welle on 26 January 2019
Belgium's creaky nuclear reactors raise risk of winter power outages Christian Egenhofer in Taiwan News on 11 October 2018
Energy sector eyes release of contingency plans for 'no-deal' Brexit Christian Egenhofer in S&P Global on 12 September 2018
ANALYSIS: EU lawmakers unlikely to pull emergency supply handbrake over carbon price surge Milan Elkerbout in CARBON Pulse on 7 September 2018

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ANALYSIS: EU ETS intervention prospects seen as limited amid shock price spike Milan Elkerbout in CARBON Pulse on 4 September 2018

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Klimaschutz: „Bisher war's einfach, jetzt wird’s schwierig“ Christian Egenhofer in TXT KURIER on 22 July 2018
Retos normativos y financieros de las empresas ante la economía circular Vasileios Rizos in Terraqui on 13 April 2018
Push to Bolster EU Pollution Price Emerges Days After Reform Christian Egenhofer in Bloomberg on 5 March 2018
By Ewa Krukowska, (Bloomberg) --With assistance from Mathew Carr and Wout Vergauwen.
 
The biggest overhaul of the 13-year-old European Union carbon market has only just been approved but discussions are already underway on how to further bolster prices in the cap-and-trade program so that the cost of pollution makes a real difference. The push is led by several EU member states from the west and north of the bloc, which have always been at the forefront of the fight against greenhouse-gas discharges blamed for global warming. France, the host of the 2015 climate talks that ushered in the most comprehensive global climate-protection deal, is in favor of setting a minimum carbon price for power production. This kind of a mechanism is endorsed by the Netherlands, where a floor price is going to be introduced from 2020. The U.K. has had such a tool in place since 2013. The price of pollution will be discussed at a conference organized by France in Brussels on March 5, following a quarterly meeting of EU environment ministers. The talks could yield more clarity on how various national approaches could becoordinated at a regional level. They are part of a wider debate in Europe about its climate policies, which environmental groups say are too weak to ensure reaching the 2050 goal of reducing emissions by at least 80 percent and the aim of the Paris Agreement to keep temperature increases well below 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit). “We will see more and more groups of countries going together,” said Bas Eickhout, Dutch member of the European Parliament’s environment committee. Regarding the carbon floor price, “it may be a collaboration of countries that want to go further, not immediately an EU debate. France is there already, the U.K. is favorable, as is Sweden, Finland and the Netherlands. Everyone is a bit waiting for Germany and once Germany takes a step I think you will see quite some countries moving in that direction.” The price of benchmark permits to pollute in the EU Emissions Trading System more than doubled over the past year and a half to 10 euros a metric ton on a sweeping reform of the program that will curb oversupply. It got the final nod from national governments on Feb. 27. Still, the permits trade at less than half of the 25-30 euros range envisaged by lawmakers when the rules for the 2013-2020 period were established last decade. That level is seen as necessary for power plants to permanently switch to natural gas from coal. The ETS covers about 40 percent of European carbon discharges, imposing annually decreasing pollution limits on around 12,000 facilities owned by power producers, airlines and industries from steel to cement makers. For every metric ton of carbon dioxide they discharge, emitters have to submit one emission permit, bought or received for free, or pay a fine. Companies that pollute less than their cap can sell excess permits, getting an incentive for going greener. A carbon price floor could come in the form of an additional tax on products used to generate electricity and be phased out when ETS prices reach the targeted level. Proponents of such a mechanism argue that while EU emission prices are projected to gradually increase following the last reform, their levels in the short-term are not sufficient to trigger a shift to cleaner fuels in the power sector, which accounts for around a fifth of carbon discharges. Critics point to the risk of market fragmentation, stressing the threat of price distortions between member states. Climate Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete has repeatedly said that he favored EU-wide efforts to bolster the cap-and-trade program over national measures. “Such a move could theoretically antagonize the European Commission and create more divisions in the EU,” said Christian Egenhofer, Head of energy and climate research at the CEPS think-tank in Brussels. “People seem not to have yet digested the reform of the ETS. Carbon prices are projected to rise anyway and it may take a couple of years to agree the price floor level so what do you really gain? I would put my energy instead in cancelling carbon permits.” According to Eurelectric, the lobby representing the big power generators in Europe, a price floor needs to be “very well considered” in order to avoid undermining the ETS. With nations worldwide scheduled to take stock of efforts to fight climate change at the United Nations talks later this year in Poland, Europe may need to strengthen its policies and accelerate the pace of emission reductions in a few years, a move that will further bolster carbon prices, said Kristian Ruby, Eurelectric secretary general. “We need to discuss various overlapping policies that have impact on the ETS and begin a discussion about what is the long-term outlook for climate policies,” Ruby said. “We know that the current annual rate of carbon cuts will not take us there to the Paris Agreement goal.”

 

The contribution G20 governments can make to support the circular economy Vasileios Rizos in Reverse Logistics Magazine on 28 February 2018

by Vasileios Rizos, Arno Behrens, David Rinaldi, Eleanor Drabik

 

EIB's €1.5B financing for TAP to speed up construction Christian Egenhofer in Anadolu Agency on 26 February 2018
Investors in 'green energy legal limbo' may shun EU Monica Alessi in ENDS Europe DAILY on 24 January 2018
69 procent van de consumenten neemt groene stroom af - klopt dit wel? Jaap Jansen in de Volkskrant on 20 November 2017
US may not want the Nord Stream II project because it leads to security issues or because it decreases the import of American LNG Christian Egenhofer in Tweet by Hromadske International on 19 November 2017
Why Europe Fears Nord Stream II Christian Egenhofer in Hromadske International on 18 November 2017

Commercial project or political tool? Questions have surrounded Russia’s Nord Stream II pipeline - designed to transport 55 billion cubic meters of gas annually to Europe- since its inception. With the European Commission contemplating new rules for all gas pipelines entering the European Union, there are now further questions of what it will all mean for the Russian-driven project. Hromadske spoke with Andrii Chubyk Senior Researcher and Executive Director of Centre for Global Studies "Strategy XXI" to find out more.

Andrii Chubyk, Senior Researcher and Executive Director of Centre for Global Studies "Strategy XXI"

Christian Egenhofer, Senior Fellow at the Center for European Policy Studies

 

Comment sauver l'accord de Paris sur le climat ? Milan Elkerbout in EuroNews on 3 November 2017
Европейский эксперт: "Северный поток-2" и "Турецкий поток" повысят энергобезопасность ЕС Christian Egenhofer in Prime Business News Agency on 20 October 2017
Еврокомиссия хочет изменить правила игры из-за "Северного потока-2" Christian Egenhofer in Deutsche Welle on 7 November 2017
Єврокомісія йде в атаку на "Північний потік-2" Christian Egenhofer in Deutsche Welle on 7 November 2017
Circular e Definitions, business challenges and the way forward Vasileios Rizos in Malaysia News on 26 October 2017
CESEC countries pledge to boost power infrastructure Christian Egenhofer in Interfax Global Energy on 2 October 2017

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Nom Brexit muss gekierzt ginn Jorge Núñez-Ferrer in radio 100,7, Luxembourg on 31 July 2017
Чи зупинять нові американські санкції "Північний потік-2"? Christian Egenhofer in DW Made for Minds on 27 July 2017
EU Readies For Transatlantic Fight Over New U.S. Sanctions On Russia Christian Egenhofer in RadioFreeEurope RadioLiberty on 25 July 2017
Energy Cooperation between Azerbaijan and the EU Igor Taranic in Azeri news portal Day.Az on 30 May 2017
The challenges of climate change Igor Taranic in IB3 TV station Menorca on 24 April 2017
The contribution G20 governments can make to support the circular economy, Vasileios Rizos, Arno Behrens, David Rinaldi & Eleanor Drabik G20-Insights on 24 May 2017
Sci-Tech challenge inspires Europe’s youth Christian Egenhofer in New Europe on 14 May 2017
'Solidarity Law' signals Energy Union breakthrough Natural Gas Daily on 3 May 2017

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The Circular Economy: A review of definitions, processes and impacts Vasileios Rizos in The ENDSreport on 10 April 2017
La difficile réforme du marché européen du carbone Milan Elkerbout in Romandie on 15 February 2017
Imbold pentru energiile regenerabile Christian Egenhofer in Romanian National TV TVR1 on 29 January 2017
Подорожчання нафти не призведе автоматично до змін цін на газ Christian Egenhofer in UKR TV on 16 December 2016
SMEs need extra support for circular economy transition – research Vasileios Rizos in ENDS Europe on 5 December 2016

Study led by Vasileios Rizos & Arno Behrens

EU urged to find new climate allies in wake of Trump victory. Christian Egenhofer in ENDS Europe on 10 November 2016
"Потоки" проблем. Чи зведе Росія "обхідні" газогони Christian Egenhofer in Ukrainian Weekly - tyzhden.ua on 24 October 2016
The EU Climate and Energy Package and E.ON: A two-step response to a disruptive policy Bruges Series on European Business Cases (BSEBC) on 26 October 2016

This business case analyses why and how E.ON reacted to the EU climate regulations and to the changing environment of the European energy market. In December 2008 the European Parliament adopted the EU Climate and Energy Package to significantly decrease greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 and to promote renewables. The overcapacity on the market and the drop of wholesale price of electricity hit traditional oil, gas and coal energy utilities such as E.ON. The fast development of renewables also impacted the market structure. Faced with a disrupted market, E.ON carried massive losses. This business case analyses the corporate answers to this profoundly changing environment, from 2008 more common responses to E.ON’s drastic decision to split in two firms in 2014. 

 

EU countries mount objections to IGA transparency, quote pg 3. Christian Egenhofer in Interfax Europe Ltd on 8 September 2016
CEPS report: how the circular economy applies to different EU industries Ellen MacArthur Foundation's circulatenews.org on 8 September 2016
Renewables support cuts unsettle investors, quote on pg. 3 Interfax Europe Ltd on 4 August 2016
Загроза Північного Потоку-2 для Європи та України Christian Egenhofer in Ukrainian Hromadske TV on 4 August 2016
Brexit means problems for EU climate and emissions targets PoliticoPro on 24 June 2016

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Pro's Morning Energy: EU's Paris seal — Future of power — Energy and cars in Lux Christian Egenhofer in POLITICO on 3 June 2016

Elżbieta Bieńkowska’s word: The internal market and industry commissioner, who will also attend the Council meeting, was adamant about one point yesterday afternoon: Sure, we can talk about improving the legislation, but don’t even think about any changes that might postpone the implementation of real-driving emissions tests and a tougher type approval regime. “I will never accept a situation when such amendments or changing the regulation are leading to the delaying of the whole process. If it’s not delaying but just improving the system then I’m very much open to this. If it’s only about delaying and about protecting somebody, then not,” she said at a press conference in Brussels.

As a reminder, the presidency’s discussion paper ahead of the policy debate on nitrogen oxide emissions from diesel cars. http://bit.ly/1Wy9otL

LET THE MARKET HANDLE IT (OPEC): Another OPEC meeting concluded yesterday without a decision to impose a limit on oil output. The explanation: the market is working it out for itself. Non-OPEC supply peaked in 2015, and supply is expected to further decline this year, the cartel said in the late afternoon. Meanwhile, global demand is expected to continue growing, albeit at a slightly slower pace than in 2015. “This demand growth remains relatively healthy considering recent economic challenges and developments,” OPEC said in its concluding remarks. Crude oil prices have also gone up by more than 80 percent since December. The different developments put together “is testament to the fact that the market is moving through the balancing process,” it said. One area of concern, however, are “very low” investment levels. There’s a need to increase upstream investment to make sure the oil markets are balanced in the long term. The International Energy Agency’s Fatih Birol made a similar call last time he was in Brussels. As a reminder: http://politi.co/1TRA8oP

New OPEC Secretary General: Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo, from Nigeria, has been appointed for a three-year term to head the cartel. He’ll take office on August 1. Barkindo takes over from Abdalla Salem El-Badri. And more news: Gabon has been admitted to the club, as of July 1. So mark your calendars for the next meeting, on November 30 in Vienna.

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Transparent power and gas prices: The Council’s state of play on talks about improving the transparency of gas and power price statistics. http://bit.ly/1Vzu4k0

Spanish Supreme Court deals blow to renewables: By backing a 2014 government decree that resulted in cuts of nearly €1.7 billion in subsidies. The court is expected to give the same ruling in a slew of similar appeals in the coming months. El País: http://bit.ly/1UxsYCX

EU on Nord Stream 2 — don’t be ‘gullible fools:’ That’s what the EU will be if it welcomes the Russia-to-Germany gas pipeline project, a Slovak Foreign Policy Association adviser writes. Because Gazprom is even more a tool in the Kremlin’s policy now than it was when Nord Stream 1 was announced 10 years ago. http://bit.ly/1Y4MDwY

Эксперт: растущая динамика цен на нефть может быть лишь временной RIA Novosti on 26 May 2016
EU LNG terminals still hardly used – GIE data Interfax on 19 May 2016
До 2030 року залежність ЄС від ядерної енергії зменшиться – експерт radiosvoboda.org on 27 April 2016
13 Trillion Reasons This Earth Day Is Different From All Others Andrei Marcu in The Huffington Post on 22 April 2016
Политолог: значимое соглашение по нефти не будет достигнуто скоро Ria Novosti on 19 April 2016

БРЮССЕЛЬ, 18 апр – РИА Новости, Мария Князева. Значимого соглашения стран-производителей нефти по заморозке уровня добычи ждать в ближайшее время не стоит, считает руководитель отдела энергетики Центра европейских политических исследований (CEPS) Арно Беренс.

 
Solar and wind go flat without batteries Fabio Genoese in Politico.eu on 23 March 2016
Carbon below 5€/t raises fresh questions about ETS Andrei Marcu in Interfax Europe Ltd on 21 March 2016
Global airline deal to pave way for international carbon trade as countries move slowly Andrei Marcu in Carbon Pulse on 2 March 2016
Energy security discussion is rather fuelled by general security concerns than by threats to security of supply Christian Egenhofer in Euro-Atlantic on 27 February 2016
“Cannot be right” that EU ETS is long while falling short of GHG goals -think-tank Andrei Marcu in Carbon Pulse on 22 February 2016
A closer look at Nord Stream 2 Saldo - das Wirtschaftsmagazin on 19 February 2016
EC’s gas security package receives mixed reaction Fabio Genoese in Interfax Energy on 18 February 2016
Нужна е рамка на ниво ЕС за енергийната бедност Christian Egenhofer in publics.bg on 3 February 2016
There should be an EU framework for energy poverty Christian Egenhofer in publics.bg on 3 February 2016
6 Weeks After Paris, Countries Moving to Build Carbon Markets Andrei Marcu in The Huffington Post on 1 February 2016
As the EU Buys into Circular Economy, Many Worry It May be Impossible Vasileios Rizos in Huffington Post on 9 January 2016
Rule-Makers or Rule-Takers? Exploring the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership - "Best Policy Study Report Produced by a Think Tank” in 2015. With contributions by Christian Egenhofer & Gergely Molnar University of Pennsylvania on 28 January 2016

Contributions made by Christian Egenhofer & Gergely Molnar
2015 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report

Davos 2016: The new technological revolution to promote global economic transformation (in Chinese) Vasileios Rizos, Arno Behrens, Jorge Núñez Ferrer & Christian Egenhofer, Chinese Social Sciences Today on 25 January 2016
Interview with Ukrainian Radio Svoboda (in Ukrainian) Christian Egenhofer in Radio Svoboda on 19 January 2016
Poland files lawsuit over ETS reserve Andrei Marcu in Argus Media on 8 January 2016
L’Europe se divise cette fois sur le gaz russe Christian Egenhofer in La Libre Belgique on 18 December 2015
Panorama des cercles de réflexion bruxellois - automne 2015 CEPS and ECH publications, Représentation permanente de la France auprès de l’Union Européenne on 22 December 2015
Climate conference in Paris reached a historic agreement Christian Egenhofer in Chinese Social Sciences Net on 18 December 2015
Bij deze denktanks bestellen grote bedrijven hun argumenten voor TTIP Christian Egenhofer in De Correspondent on 16 December 2015
“The end of a journey, the start of another” as Paris Agreement adopted Andrei Marcu in BioRes on 13 December 2015
EU trying to decide on fate of Nord Stream II Christian Egenhofer in Anadolu Agency on 5 December 2015
Klimakonferenz: EU drückt aufs Tempo ORF1 on 4 December 2015

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COP21: What to expect? Andrei Marcu in EU Reporter on 27 November 2015
Nord Stream II: bypassing Ukraine and dividing EU Christian Egenhofer in News FultonCounty on 13 November 2015
IEA sees shift to low-carbon energy Falling coal, flat oil and rising gas feature in International Energy Agency report. Christian Egenhofer on 11 November 2015

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Country-specific carbon price floors possible, analysts say Andrei Marcu on 28 October 2015

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Paris climate deal on track for markets after preparatory talks end Andrei Marcu on 27 October 2015

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FSRUs could be part of EU LNG strategy – CEPS Fabio Genoese, Arno Behrens & Gergely Molnar on 14 October 2015

CEPS paper: http://goo.gl/T1k8y7

GE-Alstom tie-up opens the door to China Christian Egenhofer on 8 September 2015
Toothless targets in EU’s renewables project on 3 September 2015
EPP tension on energy security Christian Egenhofer on 2 September 2015
Coal fouls Balkans’ EU ambitions Anna Dimitrova on 28 August 2015
Duda’s climate critique gets chilly reaction Christian Egenhofer on 21 August 2015
Belgian nuclear reactors get 10 extra years of life Fabio Genoese on 29 July 2015
Powering down Greece Christian Egenhofer on 14 July 2015

CEPS Senior Fellow Christian Egenhofer was interviewed by Politico Europe on the implications that the economic crisis could have for electricity supply in Greece.

Spotlight: China, EU strengthen efforts to tackle climate change: European experts Andrei Marcu on 30 June 2015

CEPS Senior Advisor Andrei Marcu was interviewed by Xinhuanet on bilateral cooperation between the EU and China. 

Expert în energie: ”Turkish Stream este un proiect politic, nu economic on 27 June 2015

CEPS Research Fellow Arno Behrens was interviewed by The Epoch Times on energy policy and the EU policy agenda. 

Britain risks losing out in carbon debate if it exits EU Christian Egenhofer on 15 May 2015

CEPS Senior Research Fellow Christian Egenhofer was interviewed by Reuters on the consequences of Britain leaving the EU for its carbon market relations.

Orchestrating Infrastructure For Sustainable Smart Grids Jorge Núñez-Ferrer on 30 April 2015

CEPS Associate Research Fellow Jorge Núñez Ferrer wrote an article on Smart Cities for the magazine Urbana World.

Євросоюз пішов у наступ на російський «Газпром» Fabio Genoese on 22 April 2015

CEPS Research Fellow Fabio Genoese was interviewed by Ukrainian radio station Radio Svoboda on DG Competition’s investigation of Gazprom.

Ekspert CEPS: KE ma mocne dowody przeciwko Gazpromowi Christian Egenhofer on 22 April 2015

CEPS Senior Research Fellow Christian Egenhofer was interviewed by Polish news agency PAP on the European Commission's antitrust charges against Gazprom.

Höchste Zeit für eine europäische Energiepolitik Fabio Genoese on 11 March 2015

CEPS Fellow Fabio Genoese commented for EU affairs portal EurActiv on the recently unveiled plans to establish a European Energy Union.

Tagesthemen 22:15 Uhr Fabio Genoese on 25 February 2015

Fabio Genoese was also interviewed by German television channel ARD on the Energy Union

Brussels calls for big reform of Europe’s energy market on 25 February 2015

CEPS Research Fellow Arno Behrens was interviewed by the United Arab Emirates newspaper The National on the new plan announced by the European Commission to reform the continent’s energy market.

Unabhängiger von Russland warden Christian Egenhofer on 24 February 2015

CEPS Senior Research Fellow Christian Egenhofer was interviewed by German newspaper Frankfurter Rundschau on the reasons for the EU to devise a pan-European energy strategy in order to become more independent from Russia.

EU Carbon Market Has First Volume Drop Amid Supply Cut Andrei Marcu on 31 January 2015

CEPS researcher Andrei Marcu was interviewed by Business Week on the pending decision on the future of carbon markets after measures were put in place aimed at reducing the surplus.

EU sceptical on Russia's plan to build Turkey pipeline Fabio Genoese on 25 January 2015

CEPS Research Fellow Fabio Genoese was interviewed by the EUobserver on the construction of a new Russia-Turkey pipeline to supply gas to the EU.

Tko je uopće i mogao potpisati Južni tok? on 10 December 2014

He was also interviewed on the reasons that led Putin to take this decision by the Hungarian edition of the newspaper Metro.

Was kommt nach South Stream? on 9 December 2014

CEPS Research Fellow Arno Behrens was interviewed by German broadcaster Deutsche Welle on the EU's reaction after Putin’s suspension of the South Stream project and the alternatives to diversify gas supply to the EU.

Belgium asks for solidarity to prevent electricity blackouts Fabio Genoese on 9 December 2014

CEPS researcher Fabio Genoese analysed for the EUobserver the consequences for Belgium if it experiences electricity shortages this winter.

Политик: США смогут продавать ЕС лишь очень ограниченный объем газа on 6 December 2014

CEPS Research Fellow Arno Behrens was also interviewed by the news portal oilru.com on the possibility of importing from the US liquefied gas to reduce dependency on Russian gas.

Europe Keeps Hope Alive for Gas Pipeline From Russia Christian Egenhofer on 5 December 2014

CEPS Senior Research Fellow Christian Egenhofer was interviewed by the International New York Times on the completion of the South Stream natural gas pipeline from Russia, despite Putin’s intention to abandon the project.

Das lässt Europa kalt on 2 December 2014

CEPS Research Fellow Arno Behrens was interviewed by German newsportal Zeit Online on the same issue. He states that it makes no sense for Europe to continue to depend on the Russian monopoly.

Russia Decision to Drop Pipeline Puts EU in Tough Spot Christian Egenhofer on 2 December 2014

CEPS Senior Research Fellow Christian Egenhofer was also interviewed on the topic by The Wall Street Journal. He argues that keeping the European market is essential for Russia.

Energy Union: Vision based on factual not legal solidarity on 30 November 2014

CEPS Research Fellow Arno Behrens was interviewed by the European affairs magazine Europolitics on the need to improve solidarity and coordination between member states in the new energy union.

Emissions Loophole Stays Open in E.U. Andrei Marcu on 18 November 2014

CEPS Researcher Andrei Marcu was interviewed by the International New York Times on the leakage list revised by the European Commission.

Kompromiss im Gasstreit: Gute Neuigkeiten für Europa Christian Egenhofer on 6 November 2014

Following the agreement reached by Moscow and Kiev to put an end to their energy conflict, CEPS Senior Research Fellow Christian Egenhofer was interviewed by Russian broadcaster Stimme Russlands.

Le mosse Ue e l'incognita unione energética Christian Egenhofer on 4 November 2014

CEPS Senior Research Fellow Christian Egenhofer was also interviewed by Il Sole 24 Ore on the agreement reached on the last European Council to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% by 2030.

Cameron Budget Blues Raise EU-Exit Specter as UKIP Cheer Jorge Núñez-Ferrer on 24 October 2014

CEPS Associate Research Fellow Jorge Núñez Ferrer was interviewed by Bloomberg after the last European Council on the UK’s objection to pay €2.1 billion to the EU budget as a result of a retrospective adjustment.

EU to Broach Interim Russia-Ukraine Gas Deal in Meeting Friday Christian Egenhofer on 28 August 2014

CEPS Senior Research Fellow Christian Egenhofer was interviewed by The Wall Street Journal on today's meeting between the EU and Russia on gas supply hostility, and how to prevent shortages in Europe this winter.

Die Ukraine schießt sich ins Knie: Kiew droht Russland mit Stopp von Gastransit on 12 August 2014

CEPS Research Fellow Arno Behrens was interviewed by Russian radio Stimme Russlands on the possibility of Ukraine stopping transit of Russian gas to Europe.

Blocage par Kiev du transit de gaz russe: du pur masochisme on 12 August 2014

CEPS Research Fellow Arno Behrens was interviewed by Russian radio Stimme Russlands on the possibility of Ukraine stopping transit of Russian gas to Europe.  Part of this interview was reproduced by Russian news agency RIA Novosti.

Сотрудник CEPS: газовому сектору России пока не грозят санкции ЕС on 30 July 2014

CEPS Researcher Arno Behrens observed in an interview with the Russian news agency RIA Novosti that the Russian energy sector will not be affected by the EU's actions in the short term because of the high level of dependence of Europe on Russian gas.

Alternative gas flow to Ukraine 'perfectly legal' says EU on 17 July 2014

CEPS Head of Energy and Research Fellow Arno Behrens was interviewed by the French news agency AFP on the alternative gas sources to supply Ukraine. Part of the interviewed was featured in the Australian journal The West Australian.

Europäische Gas-Reverslieferungen decken nur zu einem Drittel den Bedarf der Ukraine on 18 June 2014

CEPS Head of Energy and Research Fellow Arno Behrens was questioned  on the alternative gas sources to supply Ukraine by Russian radio Stimme Russlands.

Europa está prevenida ante posible guerra del gas on 17 June 2014

CEPS Head of Energy and  Research Fellow Arno Behrens was interview by Colombian newspaper El Tiempo after Russia decided to cut gas supply to Ukraine.

Asiantuntija: EU on aiempaa paremmin varautunut kaasukriisiin on 17 June 2014

CEPS Head of Energy and Research Fellow Arno Behrens speculated on the abilityof the EU to respond to a gas supply shortage in an interview with the Finnish news agency STT. The interview was featured in the Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat, amongst others.

Europe could face gas shortages in winter on 16 June 2014

CEPS Head of Energy and Research Fellow Arno Behrens was interviewed by Euronews on the options for the EU if it faced gas shortages this winter.

Top News from the IAF's Global Space Applications Conference (GLAC) Christian Egenhofer on 11 June 2014

In the context of the Global Space Applications Conference, CEPS Senior Fellow Christian Egenhofer was quoted by the specialised news portal SpaceRef on the importance of climate change to meet targets such as those of the UNFCCC.

Встреча РФ, Украины и ЕС: кто, как и сколько будет платить за газ on 23 May 2014

CEPS Research Fellow Arno Behrens was interviewed on the dependency of the European Union on Russian gas and the consequences of a potential disruption on supply by Ukranian news portal Rian.

Russian sector sanction fears cooled on 1 May 2014

CEPS Research Fellow Arno Behrens was quoted by MetalBulletin on the possible sanctions that Western governments could apply to Russian energy and metal sectors.

German Company Starts Gas Deliveries to Ukraine on 30 April 2014

In the context of the Ukraine crisis, CEPS Research Fellow and Head of the Energy Unit Arno Behrens was interviewed by the international news agency Associated Press on Germany's decision to start delivering gas to Ukraine. This interview was reproduced, amongst others, by abc News.

Berens: Južni tok ekonomski teško održiv on 15 April 2014

CEPS Research Fellow and Head of the Energy Unit Arno Behrens was also interviewed by Radio Slobodna Evropa on the consequences of the Ukraine crisis on the implementation of the South Stream pipeline.

EU Industries to Pay Less Into Funds to Finance Renewable Energy Fabio Genoese on 9 April 2014

CEPS Research Fellow Fabio Genoese was interviewed by the Wall Street Journal on the new guidelines set up by the European Commission to reduce government subsidies for providers of renewable energy.

¿Puede Europa vivir sin el gas ruso? on 28 March 2014

The recent CEPS commentary Is Europe vulnerable to Russian gas cuts? co-authored by CEPS researchers Arno Behrens and Julian Wieczorkiewicz was covered by BBC Mundo.

 

EU soul-searching over Russian gas vulnerability on 20 March 2014

The recent CEPS commentary Is Europe vulnerable to Russian gas cuts? that Wieczorkiewicz co-authored with CEPS Fellow Arno Behrens was covered by French news agency AFP.

Which war to mention? on 20 March 2014

The recent CEPS commentary Is Europe vulnerable to Russian gas cuts? that Wieczorkiewicz co-authored with CEPS Fellow Arno Behrens was covered by The Economist.

La UE no quiere pelear pero puede acabar ganando a Rusia on 20 March 2014

CEPS Head of Energy and Research Fellow Arno Behrens was interviewed by Spanish public broadcaster Radio Nacional de España (RNE) ahead of the EU summit on the consequences of Russia’s attitude on Crimea.

Einen Energiekonflikt kann sich keine Seite leisten on 13 March 2014

The recent CEPS commentary Is Europe vulnerable to Russian gas cuts? co-authored by Arno Behrens and Julian Wieczorkiewicz was quoted by Swiss daily Basler Zeitung.

 

EU's top energy official downplays risk of fresh Russian gas dispute on 4 March 2014

CEPS Fellow Arno Behrens was quoted by Euronews.

Urgency of fighting climate change is obvious Andrei Marcu on 27 January 2014

CEPS Fellow Andrei Marcu was quoted by The Voice of Russia.

EU Ban on UN Carbon May Flag End of Offset Market, Nomisma Says Andrei Marcu on 22 January 2014

CEPS Fellow Andrei Marcu was interviewed by Bloomberg on the Energy and Climate Package unveiled this week by the European Commission.

Het waait te hard, vindt Brussel Christian Egenhofer on 17 January 2014

CEPS Senior Fellow Christian Egenhofer was interviewed by Dutch daily NRC Handelsblad on the Energy and Climate package to be presented next week by the European Commission.

EU 2030 climate proposal a blow to UN process Andrei Marcu on 8 January 2014

CEPS Fellow Andrei Marcu was interviewed by Bloomberg on the Energy and Climate Package unveiled this week by the European Commission.