NATO’s new role in tackling cyber threats
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We may not see cyber-attacks but they are happening every day, and with increasing severity. In the UK, 90% of large organisations have reported cyber breaches over the last two years and the average cost …

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Is Europe still the world leader in the fight against climate change?
20 Apr 2015 – 12:27
Is Europe still the world leader in the fight against climate change?

Europe defines itself as the world leader in the fight against climate change. This is true in many ways. The bloc’s commitment towards the upcoming global deal on climate action, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions …

Renewable Energy: Shifting Sources of Power
27 Nov 2013 – 11:24
Renewable Energy: Shifting Sources of Power

By Rick Bosman[1] & Daniel Scholten[2]

Renewable energy sources are often hailed as the panacea for a plethora of challenges associated with the use of fossil fuels. Partly for good reasons; while a large-scale utilization of …

Smart Grids: Technology Challenges and Opportunities
27 Nov 2013 – 10:26

By SD Ramchurn, A Rogers, NR Jennings, and D Nicholson, University of Southampton
Smart grids are electricity networks that intelligently monitor, communicate, and control the actions of generators and consumers in order to deliver sustainable, economic, …

Step by Step Modernization of Ukrainian Energetic Sector: Reality and Tendencies
27 Nov 2013 – 10:18

By Professor Igor G.Chervanyov, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, the Regional Centre for Alternative Energetics and Energy Efficiency. Kharkiv, Ukraine
Ukraine is one of the largest countries in Europe, whose area and population …

EU Energy Markets
25 Nov 2013 – 16:34

By Monique Goyens, Director General, BEUC
Energy markets: Putting the consumer in the spotlight
Energy is a multi-billion euro business, but for most households it is just a commodity. For consumers, energy is just what switches the …

Development of Smart Grid and Smart Meters – the Swedish Experience
25 Nov 2013 – 16:26
Development of Smart Grid and Smart Meters – the Swedish Experience

By Karin Widegren, Director of the National Co-ordination Council for Smart Grids in Sweden

The Swedish electricity market was deregulated in 1996, since when electricity trading and generation have been open to competition, while network operations …

Energy Infrastructure
25 Nov 2013 – 12:08

By Günther H. Oettinger, European Commissioner for Energy
Renewable energy, whether generated off the German coast or from solar panels on the roof of your own home: these days, more than just about any other energy …

Secure our Future: Towards a European Energy Strategy
25 Nov 2013 – 12:02

By Günther H. Oettinger, European Commissioner for Energy
Energy is the lifeblood of our society. Our way of life is inconceivable without reliable and affordable supplies of energy: electricity, heat and fuel. Never before has the …

Realising the EU’s Green Potential
25 Nov 2013 – 11:33

By Anna O’Connor, Editorial Researcher, Government Gazette

Climate change and energy security are central to the most pressing issues faced by the EU today
The EU has seen happier days. It faces several challenges, the biggest …

Globalizing Gas Markets and European Energy Security. Three Sobering Thoughts
25 Nov 2013 – 10:51
Globalizing Gas Markets and European Energy Security. Three Sobering Thoughts

By Andreas Goldthau, Head of Department of Public Policy and
Associate Professor, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

Over the past years, European policy makers and industry executives have had to jealously watch a ‘shale gas revolution’ …