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The European Commission’s plan for energy independence from Russia

This article provides some immediate reflections and analysis on the May 18 REPowerEU Plan, summarising and contextualising its content in the process.

26 May 2022 | Opinion


"The REPowerEU Plan is further confirmation that the Commission is taking very seriously its role as a major actor in the current geopolitical energy landscape. In response, concerted and detailed efforts are being made towards a complete reconfiguration of key energy pathways. Although new and radical in many ways, the overall themes are consistent with established energy aims."

Read the full analysis by James Kneebone and Ilaria Conti.

Last update: 26 May 2022

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