Beyond Gas Beyond 2020Energy security issues in the V4 after 2020 projectUploaded: 25 of May, 2018

The aim of the project is to elaborate an initial assessment of a new security of supply concept and its application on the V4 region (with a possibility of extending it to neighbouring countries) in the post 2020 period. This period is selected on purpose, as by 2020 numerous regional priority gas infrastructure projects are to be implemented by 2020 which might shift the focus of supply security related regional energy discussions from natural gas to electricity and renewables. In addition, 2020 marks the end of the present EU financing scheme for infrastructure projects in the Region (e.g. CEF closes out).

This new vision itself could define regional energy priorities to help shaping post-2020 EU financing for regional energy projects helping to improve energy security of the V4 countries and to build up a competitive and green energy infrastructure in the region able to cope with the challenges we face in the mid and longer term time horizon.

In order to achieve this aim, the project makes the first step of mapping the problems the various V4 countries face in the longer term time horizon.

Project partners:

Four acknowledged think tanks from each V4 countries (Research Center of the Slovak Foreign Policy Association (RC SFPA, SK), REKK Foundation (HU), Instytut Jagielloński (PL) and the Association for International Affairs (AMO, CZ)) will take the task to identify and prioritize the most important issues the region facing in the field of energy security beyond 2020.

The project was financed by the Visegrad Fund.

Presenting V4 energy research cooperation at Washington

Beyond Gas workshop in Budapest

Presenting research results at the UK's 4th CEE Nuclear Summit

Presenting research results at Central European Energy Conference 2018