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Fri, Sep 20, 2019

Ellinas in Cyprus Mail: Challenges to Israel’s Gas Exports

In the News by Atlantic Council

Energy Markets & Governance Israel

Thu, Sep 19, 2019

North Korea is trying to find a way to keep the lights on

Since the collapse of the USSR in 1991, the North Korean regime had to devise a way to meet its ever-growing energy demand without benefaction. But when all the options present their own set of flaws, the best answer seems still to be elusive.

EnergySource by Halley Posner

East Asia Energy Markets & Governance

Wed, Aug 21, 2019

Sanctions prompt Iran to remain relevant in the global energy calculus

The Islamic Republic is determined to push back against maximum US pressure. Iran’s actions will not only be disruptive for security of energy transportation through the Gulf but they will also increase the risk of a sudden military escalation.

EnergySource by Sara Bazoobandi

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Wed, Aug 14, 2019

Preparing for the US-Ukraine summit

Presidents Trump and Zelenskyy can not only thwart Moscow across Europe, they can both strengthen their respective countries’ positions across Europe.

UkraineAlert by Stephen Blank

Energy Markets & Governance National Security

Tue, Aug 13, 2019

To deal with bad ideas, develop better solutions

Putin’s Russia has a track record of using gas exports as political pressure, for example, against Ukraine in the years leading up to Putin’s attack on that country in 2014 and has threatened to do the same to Central European countries, including those in the European Union.

New Atlanticist by Daniel Fried

Central Europe Energy Markets & Governance

Fri, Jun 14, 2019

Cornell in Bloomberg Environment: Sovereign Wealth Fund Key to Saudis’ Renewable Energy

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In the News by Atlantic Council

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Wed, Jan 16, 2019

The time is right for energy transformation in Puerto Rico

Late last year, a group of us from the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center had the opportunity to travel to San Juan, Puerto Rico for a series of meetings on hurricane recovery and the future of the island’s electric grid.  It was an interesting time for a visit. While the remnants of the storm were […]

EnergySource by Joe Bryan

Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions

Mon, Dec 3, 2018

From fiscal drain to economic engine: The case for reforming Ukraine’s energy sector

After Russia invaded in 2014, Ukraine managed to avoid direct imports of Russian gas, weakening the Kremlin’s most important lever over the country’s economy and sovereignty. However, Ukraine still faces a dire choice as inefficiency, corruption, and lack of transparency continue to hamper its natural gas sector. Going forward, it can choose to advance energy […]

EnergySource by Sagatom Saha and Ilya Zaslavskiy

Energy Markets & Governance Europe & Eurasia

Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Mexico’s new president and the power sector: Sunshine or storms?

Three major storms, some precipitated by AMLO himself, are clouding the outlook for power sector investments in Mexico.

EnergySource by David Livingston

Americas Energy Markets & Governance

Thu, Jun 27, 2019

The current state of European energy security and transatlantic cooperation

The Issue: The transatlantic community has made significant progress leveraging global energy resources to increase energy security, thanks to advancements in renewable energy, energy efficiency, shale oil extraction, alternative source and route development, and infrastructure. However, European energy still faces security challenges and it must continue to address them. A united and well-connected Europe is […]

EnergySource by Becca Hunziker

Americas Energy & Environment