European energy markets are in turmoil. Natural gas prices have increased 12-fold within the year, and there is a real possibility of physical shortages towards the end of the heating season.
Following suit, wholesale prices for electricity trade four times higher than during the all-time high during the 2008 commodity craze. Expect huge energy bills, large bankruptcies and an intense debate around energy poverty. And brace for more trouble if Putin invades the Ukraine.
To elaborate on those challenges, the Centre for Sustainability hosts a fireside chat.
- Lion Hirth, Assistant Professor of Governance of Digitalisation and Energy Policy at the Hertie School,
- Simon Müller, Director Germany of Agora Energiewende.
Please register using an online form by 19 January 2022 at the latest.