Energy Security

Weekly data: Norway is now Germany’s top gas supplier

In the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Norway has become Germany's top gas supplier. From 24 February 2022, it…

European mining eyes uncertain future

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has provided Europe with the opportunity to conduct a much needed reappraisal of its raw materials…

Weekly data: A submarine electricity cable is coming under the Black Sea

The EU’s Global Gateway initiative, an international infrastructure development programme to counter China’s Belt and Road Initiative, is poised to…

One-third of EU nations have not introduced any measures to reduce energy demand

Efforts by European governments to reduce EU energy demand have been insufficient and inconsistent, finds new analysis by the European…

The ‘Iberian exception’: A success story?

Thursday 15 December marked six months since the introduction of a mechanism to cap wholesale gas prices in Spain and…

Weekly data: How India’s appetite for cheap Russian oil could hamper its climate ambitions

Indian government officials have been quick to defend India's decision not to comply with Western sanctions against Russian oil, despite…

Renewable power growth to double over next five years – IEA

The world’s energy crisis is driving a rapid expansion of renewable power, with global capacity growth set to almost double…

Emergency EU energy measures held hostage by gas price cap dispute

When Spain's energy minister entered the EU Energy Council in Brussels on 24 November, she left little doubt on how…

A map of Ukraine’s power stations and energy grid

A slew of Russian missile and drone strikes have left millions across Ukraine without electricity, heating or water. Ukrainians are…

Moldova faces winter darkness as Russia weaponises energy

The Republic of Moldova faces rolling blackouts this winter. The country is already suffering an energy crisis and household energy…