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Energy 8 September, 2017 10:10 am   
Editorial staff

Energy policy: price of security and security of prices – Lessons from Central Europe

 

With Wojciech Jakóbik, Analyst and Editor-in-Chief, BiznesAlert.com Dr Chi-Kong Chyong, Research Associate and Director of Energy Policy Forum, University of Cambridge.

Chaired by Jeremy Shapiro, Research Director, ECFR

Friday 8 September, 12.30 – 13.30 (registration from 12.15)

NEW Venue: ECFR, 4th Floor, Tennyson House, 159-165 Great Portland Street, London W1W 5PA3

RSVP: [email protected]

The European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) cordially invites you to an on-the-record event on European and UK energy security.

Energy security is not only about guaranteeing predictable prices for consumers and businesses. How much we pay for our gas and electricity is the result of numerous economic and geopolitical considerations. Recent dramatic changes in the international and European energy landscape –deteriorating EU-Russia relations, an increasingly ‘energy-dominant’ US, the Qatar crisis, and energy market volatility – once again throw the security of UK and European energy supply into the spotlight. Central Europe has been at the crossroads of many of these crises and learned to adapt its strategies. What lessons can the UK business and policy community draw from experiences in Central Europe?

This event will highlight how changing energy circumstances in Central Europe can affect energy security in Europe and the UK.

Wojciech Jakóbik (@wjakobik) is an energy analyst and Editor-in-Chief of BiznesAlert.com, a leading website for decision makers providing insights into key energy and infrastructure issues. Among his work, Wojciech was the first to author academic papers about the new Świnoujście LNG terminal in Poland.

Dr Chi-Kong Chyong (@chyongck) is Research Associate and Director of Energy Policy Forum at the University of Cambridge. He advises corporations and governments on energy modelling. His research covers policy and economics of international gas and electricity markets, Russian natural gas export strategy, and Russo-Ukrainian energy relations.

Jeremy Shapiro (@JyShapiro) is ECFR’s Research Director. His research focuses on the transatlantic relations, as well as US foreign policy.

We very much hope you can join us. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. We might allocate a limited number of seats for each organisation when demand for a specific event is high. Please confirm your participation as soon as possible by email to [email protected] For more information about the work of the European Council on Foreign Relations please visit www.ecfr.eu or follow us on Twitter @ecfr.