“The energy security trap: liquefied natural gas in Croatia”, John Szabó (IWE, Hungary)

John Szabó: The energy security trap: liquefied natural gas in Croatia. In: Energy Transition – The Global Energiewende blog, 31 May 2019

Croatia’s plan to construct a liquified natural gas (LNG) import terminal has been on its energy policy agenda for decades, but was postponed over and over again. Finally investors have decided to build the Krk LNG terminal, and argue that it will increase energy security in Central Europe and the Balkans. But its impact can range from maintaining the country’s reliance on fossil fuels to becoming an underutilised piece of infrastructure sapping away governments’ attention from their renewable energy agendas, says John Szabó.

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