School of Science and Technology, MSc in Energy Systems
This dissertation outlines the multidimensional concept of security of supply in the EU based on international literature. Initially, the concept of the term is being investigated, accompanied by a thorough analysis of the energy state of the EU, which depicts the significant dependency of EU in external suppliers. Subsequently, geopolitical aspect of energy is being addressed, more specifically the case of gas, to stress the complex nature of energy. Following, the legal framework and policy of the EU on energy issues is being presented, as being the EU’s tool to tackle all the aforementioned issues, while particular emphasis is given to technology as a way of moving towards security of supply. Finally, the key points of the dissertation are summed up to provide a brief yet comprehensive view of the topic.