This Comment explores how far the EU can go towards the goal of an Energy Union. The European Commission announced ambitious plans for such a Union earlier this year and followed it up with a number of supporting proposals. However, the Comment identifies a fundamental underlying problem – of governance. The Commission has limited formal […]
The European Commission has unveiled its plan for “an Energy Union”, an initiative triggered by the Ukraine crisis’ implications for gas security, but which has now taken on a far wider dimension. It appears to have political momentum, although it lacks crucial detail, especially on governance and supervision of the many proposed improvements. Nonetheless, it […]
The European Commission has stuck to its guns in proposing ownership unbundling for energy networks. But David Buchan warns that if the Commission’s plans misfire on investment from inside and outside the EU, and create more of a two tier market structure, they would have been better kept in their holster.
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