News Digest Item
01 Sep 2016

“Dependence management - The background of the German gas policy”

Ośrodek Studiów Wschodnich (Centre for Eastern Studies)

A report by Polish think tank Ośrodek Studiów Wschodnich (Centre for Eastern Studies) examines the challenges Germany faces regarding the country’s dependence on natural gas. “Natural gas plays a key role in the German economy, […] is the most important energy source for the German industry, [and the Energiewende] will strengthen the significance of natural gas in the energy sector, even though the gas consumption volume will decrease,” write the authors.

Read the full report in English here.

For background, read the CLEW dossier The Energiewende and its implications for international security.

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