Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/130262
Authors: 
Hafner, Manfred
Tagliapietra, Simone
Year of Publication: 
2015
Series/Report no.: 
Nota di Lavoro, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei 86.2015
Abstract: 
Over the last decade decarbonisation has become a key priority for the EU. However, on the contrary of renewable energy or energy efficiency, the role of gas in this process has never been clearly defined. This uncertainty opens a wide debate on the future role of gas in the EU energy system, particularly vis-à-vis the progressively stronger role of renewables in the EU energy mix. This paper tackles this issue with the aim to explore what role gas might play in making the EU decarbonisation path more balanced and secure up to 2030 and beyond.
Subjects: 
Gas
Decarbonisation
EU Energy Policy
JEL: 
Q40
Q42
Q48
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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