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Geopolitics of Renewables

February 5th 2019 - 12:07

HCSS highly welcomes a new report on the geopolitics of renewables by the International Renewable Energy Agency. This report explores how renewable energy systems will reshape relations between states and regions, bringing "A New World of Energy Transformation”.

The report includes recommendations from HCSS Special Advisor Tom Middendorp, former Chief of Defence of the Armed Forces of the Netherlands.

Download the report here.

Jan Braun is a Strategic Energy Analyst at HCSS. His research focuses on international energy markets, climate policies as well as the strategic consequences, risks and opportunities for state and non-state actors in the global energy transition. Jan has studied in Maastricht, Durham and Edinburgh and holds degrees in International Relations (MA) and Political Science & Economics (PhD-magna cum laude). He completed his PhD at Osnabrück University on legislative decision-making in EU climate and energy policy in a Marie Skłodowska-Curie research network on institutional cooperation in the European Union.