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Trends In Energy Policy Of European Union


  • Michal Ziolkowski

    () (Nicolaus Copernicus University)


Aim of this study is to analyze the regulatory tools and policies relating to a common energy policy, which have been developing since the mid-twentieth century, from the beginning of the creation of structures of the future European Union. Due to constant changes in the context of the energy sector in the European Union it was necessary to were used Internet sources, , including the Internet Summaries of EU legislation and reports of energy experts. A significant increase in the pace of change has been noticed as a result of the ongoing oil crisis in the 70's of last century. Until then, energy resources were relative cheap and most European countries have sufficient inventory to keep the economy at the right level. Historical analysis of changes allowed also to confirm that the topic to build a common energy policy back to the salons of the EU institutions and will play an important role in the coming years, mainly due to raw materials price turbulences on global markets and rising from making theexternal supply while deteriorating performance use of own energy resources.

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  • Michal Ziolkowski, 2013. "Trends In Energy Policy Of European Union," Working Papers 17/2013, Institute of Economic Research, revised May 2013.
  • Handle: RePEc:pes:wpaper:2013:no17

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