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Future(s) of natural gas demand

The role of natural gas is one of the big unknowns in European energy transition. On the one hand, increasing resources and its advantages over coal (carbon footprint), nuclear (public acceptance) and renewables (cost) might secure gas an important share in the future European fuel mix. On the other hand, consumption of natural gas is […]

Date: Dec 18 - Topic: Energy & Climate

The role of natural gas is one of the big unknowns in European energy transition. On the one hand, increasing resources and its advantages over coal (carbon footprint), nuclear (public acceptance) and renewables (cost) might secure gas an important share in the future European fuel mix. On the other hand, consumption of natural gas is linked to import dependency and greenhouse gases – both of which the EU tries to reduce. In this event we want do discuss possible scenarios for EU natural gas consumption until 2020/2030, focusing on which effects might drive different developments.

Speakers

  • Laszlo Varro, Head of Gas Coal and Power division at IEA
  • Carmen Rodriguez, Adviser at ENTSOG
  • Chair: Georg Zachmann, Research Fellow at Bruegel

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Gas in Europe, Laszlo VarroGas in Europe, Laszlo Varro Gas in Europe, Laszlo Varro

Demand scenarios, Carmen RodríguezDemand scenarios, Carmen Rodríguez

Practical information

Venue: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels
Time: Wedenday 18 December 2013, 12:30 – 14:00. Lunch will be served ahead of the event at 12.15.
Contact:Matilda Sevón, Events Coordinator – matilda.sevon[at]bruegel.org

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