Energy Security

Going Past Monopoly: Developing a Balanced Baltic Sea Regional Gas Market

In the last half-decade, the three Baltic states have made dramatic progress towards diversifying their energy supplies, especially of natural gas. This progress—brought about thanks to remarkable political will as well as improved regional cooperation—has resulted in considerable economic benefit while decreasing the three countries’ vulnerability to outside pressure. Yet, much remains to be done in order to complete the three countries’ internal markets.

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The EU’s Energy Security Future Lies in Unity

In a wide-ranging interview on Polish radio station Wnet’s Poranka (Morning) program on September 19, non-resident research fellow Emmet Tuohy focused on the priorities of Estonian energy policy–especially as reflected during Estonia’s current presidency of the Council of the European Union–while also touching upon more general security issues.

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The Baltic States – An Energy Island or Energy Peninsula in the European Union?

ICDS Research Fellow Anna Bulakh spoke at the public discussion “The Baltic States – An Energy Island or Energy Peninsula in the European Union?” organized by the Latvian Institute of International Affaires in cooperation with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung on October 17, 2016 in Riga, Latvia. Speakers at the event included Andris Sprūds, Director of Latvian Institute of International Affairs; Elisabeth Bauer, Director of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) Baltic/Nordic States.

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