News Digest Item
17 Jan 2017

“Gazprom says exports to Germany hit record high in 2016”


Russian supplier Gazprom’s natural gas exports to Germany were at a record high in 2016 at 49.8 billion cubic metres, compared to 45.3 billion cubic metres in 2015, Vladimir Soldatkin and Jack Stubbs report for Reuters. The company currently supplies around a third of Europe’s gas, the article says. “That has raised concern in Europe that the region is too reliant on Russian gas.”

Read the article in English here.

For background read the CLEW article Little headway in 2016 for Germany’s energy transition - think tank and the CLEW factsheet Germany’s dependence on imported fossil fuels.

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