Regional coordination in energy systems and its impact on energy security

Authored by: Julia Nesheiwat

Handbook of Transitions to Energy and Climate Security

Print publication date:  November  2016
Online publication date:  November  2016

Print ISBN: 9781857437454
eBook ISBN: 9781315723617
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Regional coordination in energy systems is not a zero-sum game, but can benefit the national interest of all parties. There are challenges and risks involved, but given the mutual problems of climate change and energy security, there is good reason for countries to cooperate. The integration of regional energy markets increases diversification of supply and delivery, cost-savings, and energy efficiency. Working together, countries can reduce climate change effects while promoting sustainable energy solutions and global energy security for the future.

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