Decarbonisation of Energy Systems. EU Reality Knocking on the Balkans' Doors
Article from: OGEL 2 (2014), in Energy Community
The European Union is undergoing a dramatic shift in the way it plans and develops energy systems. The growing share of renewables is driven by decreasing costs of clean types of energy, climate considerations, the need for independence from foreign energy sources and the ambition of citizens to take control of energy supplies. This revolution will not bypass countries of the Western Balkans aspiring to join the EU. This essay does not aim at describing all the aspects of this landmark shift. It rather sketches a few important aspects of the transformation, which are often ...