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Turkmenistan: Send in the clowns

17 November 2022

The president’s father (the former president) is stealing the show. Plus, the latest on efforts to get Turkmen gas to Europe. Eurasianet’s weekly briefing.

COMMENT: Russian tactics against Ukraine hit Moldovan energy sector

16 November 2022

Moldova is in the front line this winter as Russia's attack on Ukraine spills over to undermine the republic's energy security.

Russia rains down 100 missiles on Ukraine in largest ever attack on energy infrastructure

15 November 2022

Russia relentlessly launched 100 missiles at 11 Ukrainian regions on the afternoon of November 15, just days after the war-torn country celebrated the liberation of Kherson.

Moldova suffers electricity blackout after Russian missile strikes on Ukraine

15 November 2022

Electricity supplies were cut off across much of Moldova after a power line that supplies the country was disconnected.

World population hits 8bn. Where do we go from here?

15 November 2022

Greying of populations big dilemma for developed countries. Share of people on planet aged 65 years or above projected to rise from 10% now to 16% in 2050.

Slovakia's InoBat plans electric vehicle battery factory in Serbia

15 November 2022

New gigafactory to help to meet the growing demand for electric car batteries in Europe.

The number of people without access to electricity is rising for the first time in decades, mostly in Africa

15 November 2022

The number of people without access to electricity is rising for the first time in decades, says IEA, thanks to the energy crisis.

Poland puts Gazprom-owned pipeline company under administration

15 November 2022

Government says decision “necessary for the proper functioning of Europol Gaz” and will ensure that there is “decision-making paralysis in the company”.

Slovenia to quit Energy Charter Treaty as it pursues green transition

10 November 2022

Ljubljana says "outdated" treaty impedes its climate goals as it follows several fellow EU members in announcing decision to quit.

EU taps Kazakhstan for rare earths, green hydrogen

10 November 2022

Kazakhstan is itching to get its lithium out of the ground.

Exim Bank US offers $3bn financing for Romanian nuclear reactors

10 November 2022

Romania plans to build two new reactors of 700MW net each at its sole nuclear power plant at Cernavoda.

Renowned former petrochemicals CEO Konov sells stake in Sibur

9 November 2022

Dmitry Konov, former CEO of petrochemicals major Sibur, says he no longer owns a 2.59% stake in the company. He stepped down as head of the company in March 2022 after the EU introduced sanctions against him, which he is appealing.