Tuesday 19 July 2011

How the FSU's energy saving potential might be realised

It’s obvious that the massive potential for energy saving in the former Soviet Union has not been realised – but less obvious why it has not, and how the obstructions can be removed. My extended working paper, Elusive Potential: Natural Gas Consumption in the CIS and the Quest for Efficiency, published today by the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies and downloadable here, considers the issue in depth and examines how and why gas consumption patterns may change.