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Brexit & the Euratom Treaty, by Silke Goldberg

The Euratom Treaty, signed in Rome on 25 March 1957, established the European Atomic Energy Community, alongside the European Economic Community (EEC). Its function is […] read more

Energy Policy

Lights on WomenPodcast


Ensuring competitiveness and integrity of wholesale energy markets: the regulators’ view | Podcast with Clara Poletti

Competitiveness of wholesale energy markets is a fundamental goal of the EU since more than 20 years. Recently, specific pieces of legislation like REMIT have […] read more

Energy Union Law




The Opal Gas Pipeline

In this podcast, Szymon Zaręba from the Polish Institute of International Affairs discusses the legislative developments surrounding the controversial Opal gas pipeline. The Opal pipeline […] read more


Lights on WomenPodcast


Restructuring the electricity industry in emerging countries

Insights from Thanawadee Jaem On and Nicha Saiped During the Executive Course to master Electricity Markets, the FSR Lights on Women team organised an interview with […] read more

Energy Union Law



Ukraine’s Independent National Energy Regulator

In 2016, Ukraine proposed for the re-establishment of an independent national energy and utilities regulatory body. The Draft Law No 2966-d, “On the National Commission […] read more

Energy Union Law

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The Danish-German Cross-Border Auctions on Solar PV

In this podcast, Dijana Dmitruk, legal advisor of the Danish Energy Agency, discusses the Danish-German cooperation agreement for mutually opened auctions of solar photovoltaics (PVs). […] read more

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#FSR_YRS17: Podcasts from the Young Researcher Seminar

  The FSR was pleased to contribute to the development of the next generation of researchers in Europe by launching the first edition of the Young […] read more

Energy Union Law



The Greek Energy Market & Consumer Rights

In this podcast, Antonis Metaxas and Maria Charontaki discuss the implications of the Winter Package for the Greek energy market before considering the recent legislative […] read more

Energy Union Law

Winter Package



New Podcast! Revised Renewable Energy Directive

As part of the Energy Law & Policy podcast series, Christopher Bremme and Thomas Schulz, from Linklaters Berlin, consider the Commission’s revisions to the Renewable […] read more

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Obama’s Clean Power Plan and the Paris Agreement

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Steven Weissman from the University of Berkeley California discusses the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan in relation to the Paris Agreement on climate change. The Clean Power Plan aims to reduce the high level of green house gas emissions from coal-fired power plants, requiring each state to develop a plan to directly or indirectly tackle the level of emissions. It would be major element of the US’s efforts to comply with the terms of the Paris Agreement. But, what are the legal implications of such a plan and will it be enforced?