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Zagraniczna polityka energetyczna Niemiec: uwarunkowania - cele - instrumenty
Contemporary German Foreign Energy Policy: Determinants - Goals - Instruments

Author(s): Beata Molo
Subject(s): Politics, Environmental and Energy policy, International relations/trade, EU-Accession / EU-DEvelopment
Published by: Instytut Studiów Politycznych PAN
Keywords: Germany; foreign energy policy; energy cooperation; energy security; energy resources;

Summary/Abstract: The paper presents selected issues of German foreign energy policy in terms of determinants-goals-instruments. The factors taken into account in the process of creating foreign energy policy are discussed: the structure of primary energy consumption and of domestic production, the degree of dependence on energy imports and of diversification of supply sources, diversification of transport routes and import infrastructure. The development and goals of foreign energy policy were presented as well as the main instruments for the implementation of energy interests in bilateral and multilateral cooperation were indicated. The problem of defining foreign energy policy was also researched.

  • Issue Year: 2021
  • Issue No: 29
  • Page Range: 89-102
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Polish