German journalist Christoph Herwartz found a way to resist Russia’s monopoly in supplying Europe with gas. He outlined his proposals in an article for the German newspaper Handelsblatt. The reporter believes that the EU countries should buy blue fuel together.
At the same time, the author of the publication confidently declares that European politicians are already considering this idea. In particular, next week it should be discussed by the energy ministers of the EU countries.
Herwartz also noted that the widespread use of the energy of water, sun, and wind will bring Western countries independence from their eastern neighbor.
The European gas market has shown an explosive rise in prices over the past two months. If at the beginning of August futures were trading at $ 515 per thousand cubic meters, then by the end of September the rates had more than doubled. On October 6, a historical maximum was set – 1937 dollars per thousand cubic meters. Now the price has dropped slightly. But it still remains high.
Some European politicians were quick to accuse Moscow of using gas as a weapon of political struggle. The Kremlin denied all accusations and explained that the Europeans miscalculated a little when switching to alternative energy sources.
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