DW INTERVIEW: COAL, NUCLEAR OR RENEWABLE? FUTURE OF ENERGY POLICY WITHIN THE WEIMAR TRIANGLE

RAFAŁ ANDRZEJ SMENTEK, Weimar Dialogue

RAFAŁ Bajczuk, Junior Fellow and Energy Policy Expert in the Centre for Eastern Studies* explains how the future energy policy in Europe, especially within the Weimar Triangle countries, will look like.

Rafal Smentek: Almost every country stands before a revolution in the energy sector. We can see it very well on the example of the Weimar Triangle – France still maintains nuclear energy but also develops renewable sources, Germany sets up the Energiewende project (the final goal is the abolition of coal and other non-renewable energy sources) and Poland goes towards nuclear energy and shale gas. Do you think that any of these “roads” has more chances to be successful than others? Czytaj więcej

The new era of energy? Dilemmas for the future

RAFAŁ ANDRZEJ SMENTEK, Weimar Dialogue

Ligne_haute-tensionWithin the next years the topic of energy could be dominant in the international relations in Europe and surpass such problems like financial crisis, equal rights or tolerance. Probably only the subject of water scarcity will compete with energy for time on daily news. The reason for that is simple and consists of three parts. Czytaj więcej