European Energy Studies Volume XV: Transformation of EU and Eastern Mediterranean Energy Networks: Legal, Regulatory and Geopolitical Challenges

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This publication presents a short, comprehensive outline of selected core issues that define the regulatory and political challenges of energy networks in the EU and its links with the Eastern Mediterranean. It aims to identify the key elements that shape the future of gas and electricity networks in Europe and examines the regulatory challenges that policy-makers and legislators face in delivering robust and effective policies for the future. It also provides an insight into the links between the European Union’s Energy Policy and some of the key geopolitical elements currently facing the Eastern Mediterranean region. An analysis of the legislative issues on the integration of European energy markets and the digitalisation of energy networks provides a valuable insight into the future transformation of the energy market in the EU and its potential impact in Southeastern Europe.

The book is the result of a joint initiative between the Energy Union Law Area of the Florence School of Regulation (EUI) and the Hellenic Energy Regulation Institute. Several of the chapters have been discussed during the 2017 Athens Conference on European Energy Law.

Edited by:

Leigh Hancher, Professor at Tilburg University, Professor at Florence School of Regulation

Antonis Metaxas, Assistant Professor at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Visiting Professor, TU Berlin

Written by:

Prof. Dr. Jochen Mohr, University of Leipzig, Prof. Dr. Antonis Metaxas, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Sofia Michelaki, National Natural Gas System Operator - DESFA SA, Michalis Mathioulakis, Hellenic Energy Regulation Institute, Fotini Bellou, University of Macedonia, Alexia Trokoudi, Hellenic Petroleum, Marios Andrikopoulos, Elpedison S.A, Georgia Patsaroucha, Lawyer, LL.M., Entso-E


*  Analysis on key issues shaping the current EU regulation framework

*  Study on the implementation of European energy policies in Southeastern Europe

*  Presentation of the geopolitical framework in Eastern Mediterranean and its effects on EU energy policy

*  Assessment on the future transformation of the European energy networks through digitalisation


ISBN 9789077644638
ISBN ebook 9789077644645
Publication Date October 2018
Nr of Pages 115
Available as Digital