Search: Energy,Russia (79 materials)

 

Algeria: Europe’s New Energy Supplier and Russia’s Long-Time Arms Buyer

Since Russia’s special military operation in Ukraine began on February 24, 2022, Europe has sought to wean itself of the dependence on Russian energy, looking for alternatives to Russian-sourced oil and gas. Although Germany has proven hesitant to follow suite, Spain, Italy, Greece, and France have begun diversifying their options and hunting for new energy suppliers among the oil and gas rich ...

19.04.2022

Russia and Turkey: State and Prospects of Energy Cooperation

Working Paper No. 63 Working Paper No. 63 Cooperation in the energy sector is one of the most important facets of Russian foreign policy. Interaction in this area helps to develop mutually beneficial trade relations and ensure the energy security of Russia and its partners. Energy cooperation between Russia and Turkey has been comprehensive and strategic in recent years. This working paper contains an analysis of the current state and prospects of this cooperation. It examines in detail the role ...

16.03.2022

How the Arms Control Approach Could Help Russia Tackle Climate Change

... policies of the world’s major powers. Rather, it is the consummation of a sea change that has been brewing for the past couple of years in the Kremlin’s thinking. President Vladimir Putin announced the carbon neutrality goal in remarks at the recent Russian Energy Week in Moscow. Climate change denial is over. Debate about what exactly has caused it is considered politically irrelevant. What matters are the existing realities and the current trends, which amount to all the world’s major economies moving ...

03.11.2021

Abkhazia’s energy crisis potentially opening the de facto states’ pandora’s box?

... Russia has clearly set itself in the pole position of providing assistance to the energy sector of Abkhazia. The agreement with Gazprom portrays that Moscow will be its premium gasifier, which is fully aligned with the strategy that the Kremlin and Russian energy companies are pursuing with regards to oil and gas. The power plant construction, however, is a different story. Russia has traditionally refrained from resorting to its own companies for the technical expertise and the capital to construct conventional ...

14.10.2021

Interests of Russia and UK on the Green Agenda Were Discussed at the RIAC–RUSI–E3G Workshop

... house format) on green agenda approaches and energy transition. The workshop was organized within the framework of the sixth round of the project “A New Agenda for Russia–UK Relations”. The goals of the meeting were to discuss the interests of Russia and UK on climate change and energy transition, to seek convergence of positions on key issues of the bilateral environmental agenda. Within the framework of the workshop two sessions were held. The first session was devoted to the interests and positions of Russia and UK on the ...

21.09.2021

Russia: Towards a Balance of Interests in the Eastern Mediterranean

... transformation processes in the region. At the same time, this resilient approach of Russian policy includes and promotes ideas of inclusiveness, finding a balance of interests between global and regional powers, and the need to stabilise the region. Russia’s Energy Policies in the East Med One of the key elements of Russian foreign policy in the Eastern Mediterranean subregion—and more broadly in the Middle East—is the desire to ensure stable interaction with major players in the energy market. From this ...

06.08.2021

Can the “Green” Dialogue Become a Driver for Restoring the Dialogue Between Russia and the EU?

... “green dialogue” is also important from the perspective of transforming the geopolitical situation for both sides. New Geopolitics of the EU’s “Green Energy” Natalia Piskulova: The European Green Deal: Risks and Opportunities for the EU and Russia Energy transition entails a number of major geopolitical challenges, requiring a transformation of the EU strategy for collaboration with regions and nations, certainly including Russia, which have played a particularly great role in ensuring the EU’s ...

28.07.2021

Russia-EU’s “Green” Dialogue: Starting with Italy

... ranking measuring how much states progress in transferring to clean energy, while the share of wind and solar power in Russia’s UES balance is only 0.15%. Calculations indicate that—should the most ambitious plans be implemented—the RES share in Russia’s energy generation will have reached 2–2.5% by 2035. At the same time, Russian companies have been rather active in going “green”, launching “clean” detachment of “dirty” assets into separate subsidiaries in order to attract investment and ...

02.07.2021

Experts and Business Representatives Discuss Prospects for Ecological Cooperation between Russia and the EU

... Willershausen, Member of the Management Board, CREON Group; Anastasiia Lavrenteva, Managing Director at Gazprombank; Alexey Spirin, Director of the Environmental and Climate Risk Management Department of En+ Group; and Ernesto Ferlenghi, Chairman of the Energy Committee, Chair of the Green Initiative Steering Committee of the Association of European Businesses; spoke about the vision of the business community on the prospects and challenges of interaction between Russia and the EU in the ecology sphere, green investments, and sustainable development. Video

21.04.2021

The European Green Deal: Risks and Opportunities for the EU and Russia

... Europe’s hydrogen market at $153bn as of 2050, while the Ministry of Energy suggests it will amount to $32–164bn. The Hydrogen Strategy approved by the European Commission in 2020 as part of the European Green Deal encourages the development of hydrogen energy. In Russia, it may be driven by the Strategy for Hydrogen Energy Development, which is currently being drafted. This strategy provides for collaboration with other states, including the EU. Plans for 2021 include presenting incentive measures for hydrogen ...

21.04.2021
 

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