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The European energy crisis: Shock therapy for the EU’s clean energy transition

Simon Dekeyrel

Date: 11/01/2024
In 2022, Russia's invasion of Ukraine and weaponisation of Europe's gas supplies sparked an unprecedented energy crisis in the EU. This was made worse because the French nuclear fleet was partially shut down, and the summer droughts in the EU made it difficult to generate electricity from water.

This Policy Brief analyses how effectively the EU and its member states have aligned their actions in addressing the energy crisis with the strategic goals of the European Green Deal. It also reflects on the outlook and main challenges for the EU’s clean energy transition and offers recommendations for the way forward.

Read the full paper here.
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