“EU demands stronger regulation of Nord Stream 2”
The natural gas pipeline Nord Stream 2 from Russia to Germany bolster's the role of Russian supplier Gazprom, thereby harming competition and supply security in the region, according to the European Commission. Tom Weingärtner writes in Energie & Management the Commission called on Germany’s Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) to ensure a transparent operation of the pipeline, in line with European regulations stipulating a division between supplier and operator.
Read the article in German here (behind paywall).
For more information, see the CLEW factsheet Germany’s dependence on imported fossil fuels.