The future of natural gas in Europe
The authors of this report argue that natural gas is not the ideal fuel for energy transition and that phasing out the unabated use of natural gas is an urgent priority if Europe is to meet its greenhouse gas targets. They continue by saying that natural gas is not cleaner than other fossil fuels and […]
The uncomfortable truths of Europe’s gas imports policy
With the conclusion of the winter season, it appears that the European Union (EU) has successfully avoided the anticipated gas shortages and blackouts. Europe’s gas imports profile has changed. But the risks associated with these new gas sources have received little attention. With the conclusion of the winter season, it appears that the European Union […]
Energy Price Guarantee: prospects for future pricing policy
This briefing looks at the Energy Price Guarantee and how it works in Great Britain alongside the existing energy price cap. It includes data on price caps and wholesale prices for gas and electricity. Following concerns over the effect of a proposed 80% increase in energy prices, then UK Prime Minister announced that the Energy […]
12 months later: the Iberian energy market exception
In June 2022, the European Commission allowed Spain and Portugal to decouple the price of gas from that of electricity for 12 months. Worried about the impact of skyrocketing power prices on their consumers and economies, the two countries had argued that they should be allowed to cap gas prices in the power sector given […]
European natural gas prices down by over 60 percent
Over the course of this past winter, both spot and forward TTF products dropped more than 60%. A combination of...
Russian LNG exports to Europe overtake piped deliveries
Russian piped deliveries to Europe have fallen materially since late 2021, heralding an unprecedented period of high prices and volatility...
Biomethane production up by 15 percent
Global biomethane production rose by an estimated 15% (or 1 bcm) largely led by the United States and the European...
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