Turkey’s energy policy and its impact on the European Union 9 décembre 2014Posted by Acturca in Energy / Energie, EU / UE, Turkey / Turquie, Turkey-EU / Turquie-UE.
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EUCERS Newsletter, Issue 40, November/December 2014, pp. 10-12
European Centre for Energy & Resource Security (EUCERS ) – King’s College London
By Slawomir Raszewski *
The future of energy competitiveness and supply security in the European Union (EU) depend on external and internal policy developments. With internal energy market reform continuing, dynamics external to the EU, both in supply and transit, will continue to play the key role in the years to come. With hydrocarbons at the helm of the Community’s energy demand and good sources of supply in its immediate vicinity, the EU bloc needs a forward – looking strategy encompassing Turkey. While the fundamentals of the external energy policy – fair pricing and uninterrupted supply – remain the same, the changing factor is the environment in which Turkish ascent as a regional energy power that needs acknowledging by the Community.
* Slawomir Raszewski is a Research Associate at EUCERS. Previously a Research Associate at Queensland (Australia) and a Research Fellow at Ankara (Turkey), Slawomir holds a Ph.D in International Energy Politics and Governance from the University of Leeds (UK).
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