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Thu, Oct 29, 2020

Digitalization in Central and Eastern Europe: Building regional cooperation

A #CENTRALEUROPEWEEK EVENT – Convinced of the role digitalization can play in Central and Eastern Europe’s economic future and encouraged by new momentum in the debate, the Atlantic Council convened a task force of US and CEE digital innovators, experts, and thought leaders. This event outlines the task force’s key findings and the critical role of regional cooperation to advance CEE digital transformation.

8:00am ONLINE EVENT SERIES

Thu, Oct 29, 2020

US-Europe Energy Bridge: The next evolution of USAID’s energy sector assistance in Europe and Eurasia

ONLINE EVENT – A discussion on the launch of USAID’s new US-Europe Energy Bridge initiative.

11:30am ONLINE EVENT

Thu, Oct 29, 2020

Strengthening global safeguards and security in an advanced nuclear age

ONLINE EVENT – The Atlantic Council and Third Way co-host a virtual event on the global market for advanced nuclear technologies and the safeguards and security mechanisms critical to ensuring US reactors are ready to compete.

1:00pm ONLINE EVENT

Thu, Oct 29, 2020

The future of Colombia’s shale development

ONLINE EVENT – With the unprecedented economic contraction caused by COVID-19, shale resources are again being looked at as a source of additional revenue for the Colombian government.

3:30pm ONLINE EVENT

Fri, Oct 30, 2020

Securing the next century of US – Romanian partnership

A #CENTRALEUROPEWEEK EVENT – Experts from the US and Romania gather to outline key challenges and opportunities for growth, prosperity, and security, both in the Black Sea region and Europe more broadly.

8:00am ONLINE EVENT

Fri, Oct 30, 2020

EnergySource Innovation Stream with Energy Impact Center

ONLINE EVENT – Michelle Brechtelsbauer, director of stakeholder relations at the Energy Impact Center, discusses how OPEN100 provides open-source information intended to streamline the nuclear power plant design and licensing process.

10:00am ONLINE EVENT

Fri, Oct 30, 2020

Evaluating Iraq’s new White Paper on economic reform

ONLINE EVENT – The Iraqi government’s 95-page White Paper was formally approved by Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi’s cabinet on October 13. With more than 200 actionable reform measures, the document offers an ambitious three-year plan for how Iraq’s financial predicament can be reversed. 

12:00pm ONLINE EVENT

Past events

Thu, Oct 22, 2020

EnergySource Innovation Stream with National Renewable Energy Laboratory: Advanced research on integrated energy systems

ONLINE EVENT – Jen Kurtz, director of energy conversion and storage systems center at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), discusses NREL’s new research platform—Advanced Research on Integrated Energy Systems (ARIES).

12:00pm ONLINE EVENT –

Mon, Oct 19, 2020

Reimagining reform: Innovation in Ukraine

The headlines regarding Ukraine’s domestic developments have been worrying, but discrete reforms are underway.

8:00am ONLINE EVENT

Programs

The Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center promotes energy security by working alongside government, industry, civil society, and public stakeholders to devise pragmatic solutions to the geopolitical, sustainability, and economic challenges of the changing global energy landscape.

The latest pieces from EnergySource

Mon, Oct 19, 2020

Eastern Europe remains an opportunity for US exports and cooperation

While the road to greater European energy independence from Russia is long, it leads through Eastern Europe. Eastern European countries like Ukraine and Belarus are eager for energy autonomy, and the United States has the capacity to meet Eastern European energy demand while expanding American LNG and nuclear energy markets.

EnergySource by Evan Sieradzki

Eastern Europe Energy & Environment

Wed, Oct 14, 2020

Artificial intelligence can protect all companies in the energy transition from cyberattacks

The operational and information technologies responsible for running energy systems today were never engineered to be secured in a digital environment, posing a technical challenge tough to solve and difficult for small and mid-sized operators to afford. New developments in artificial intelligence-based solutions can help all energy companies put defenders ahead of attackers, while adapting to the changing energy landscape.

EnergySource by Leo Simonovich

Cybersecurity Energy & Environment

Wed, Oct 7, 2020

Strengthening cooperation with allies could help the United States lead in exporting carbon-free nuclear energy

Driven in part by concerns over climate change, nuclear energy is receiving renewed attention. In order for the United States to meet growing international demand for nuclear reactors—rather than ceding the mantle of global exports to Russia and China—the United States will need to increase coordination with its allies in commercializing advanced reactors and streamlining relevant interagency processes.

EnergySource by Matt Bowen, Jennifer T. Gordon, Jackie Kempfer

Energy & Environment Geopolitics & Energy Security

Experts

Content

Tue, Oct 27, 2020

Enhancing US-Japan cooperation on clean energy technologies

Japan’s pledge to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 presents an opportunity to expand the robust US-Japan energy partnership into additional clean energy areas. But with a stark divide on energy policy in the United States, how can the US-Japan energy partnership appeal to disparate visions of the energy transition and is politically durable? In the wake of Japan's net-zero announcement, the Global Energy Center is launching this new report, "Enhancing US-Japan cooperation on clean energy technologies," which explores how the United States and Japan can increase the politically durable foundation for clean energy cooperation to their already robust energy partnership.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Reed Blakemore, David W. Yellen

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

Mon, Oct 26, 2020

Cohen in Forbes: Plugging into the future: the electric vehicle market outlook

In the News

Economy & Business Energy & Environment

Sun, Oct 25, 2020

Ellinas in CyprusMail: Hydrogen: the fuel of the future

In the News

Energy & Environment Europe & Eurasia

Sat, Oct 24, 2020

Ukraine’s gas market reforms can fuel change across Eastern Europe

Ukraine’s post-2014 energy sector experience is both a success story and a role model. It is also proving increasingly persuasive in a neighborhood where energy sector reform is long overdue.

UkraineAlert by Aura Sabadus

Eastern Europe Energy Markets & Governance

Thu, Oct 22, 2020

US expands sanctions against Putin’s pipeline

US officials have this week announced more constraints on the controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline project and put firms still involved on notice that they have 30 days to wind down operations.

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

European Union Geopolitics & Energy Security

Tue, Oct 20, 2020

Time for Europe to rethink the Trans-Balkan pipeline

A strategic asset with a transit capacity of 27 bcm per year, the Trans-Balkan gas corridor can and should be a guarantee of energy security for Southeastern Europe. It is time for the EU to rethink its approach.

UkraineAlert by Sergey Makagon

European Union Geopolitics & Energy Security

Tue, Oct 20, 2020

George T. Frampton joins Atlantic Council

Former chair of White House Council on Environmental Quality will lead Global Energy Center’s new Transatlantic Climate Policy Program

Press Release

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Mon, Oct 19, 2020

Cohen in Forbes: The green hydrogen revolution is now underway

In the News

Energy & Environment

Mon, Oct 19, 2020

Eastern Europe remains an opportunity for US exports and cooperation

While the road to greater European energy independence from Russia is long, it leads through Eastern Europe. Eastern European countries like Ukraine and Belarus are eager for energy autonomy, and the United States has the capacity to meet Eastern European energy demand while expanding American LNG and nuclear energy markets.

EnergySource by Evan Sieradzki

Eastern Europe Energy & Environment

Wed, Oct 14, 2020

Political pressure threatens Ukraine’s gas sector reforms

The early October resignation of American citizen Amos Hochstein from the Naftogaz supervisory board is sparking alarm over the future direction of the state-owned Ukrainian energy sector giant.

UkraineAlert by Aura Sabadus

Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions

Events

Fri, Oct 30, 2020

Securing the next century of US – Romanian partnership

A #CENTRALEUROPEWEEK EVENT - Experts from the US and Romania gather to outline key challenges and opportunities for growth, prosperity, and security, both in the Black Sea region and Europe more broadly.

8:00am ONLINE EVENT

Fri, Oct 30, 2020

EnergySource Innovation Stream with Energy Impact Center

ONLINE EVENT – Michelle Brechtelsbauer, director of stakeholder relations at the Energy Impact Center, discusses how OPEN100 provides open-source information intended to streamline the nuclear power plant design and licensing process.

10:00am ONLINE EVENT

Fri, Oct 30, 2020

Evaluating Iraq’s new White Paper on economic reform

ONLINE EVENT - The Iraqi government's 95-page White Paper was formally approved by Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi’s cabinet on October 13. With more than 200 actionable reform measures, the document offers an ambitious three-year plan for how Iraq’s financial predicament can be reversed. 

12:00pm ONLINE EVENT