The EU needs a Common Energy Policy
- not Separate Solutions by its Member States -
(Part I)

Vol:10 No.2 / 2009

Turku School of Economics and Business Administration, Turku, Finland

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      The present article aims to emphasize the reasons that led to the conclusion that European Union needs a common energy policy, in order to face the challenges of the present. In the first part of the article is being debated the problem of building the Nord Stream pipeline. Also, the first part of the article is developing 3 of the main reasons that make the common energy policy a necessity within European states.

      The second part of the article emphasizes another two strong reasons and also draws a conclusion regarding the same stringent necessity.

      Keywords: energy, policy, European Union, Russia, pipeline

Pages: 320 - 238