Spectre of Brexit clouds Europe’s energy future


The Sheringham Shoal wind farm installations, located between 17 to 23 kilometres off the coast of Norfolk in Britain, June 12, 2015.

In the event of Brexit the UK would be more exposed from an energy security perspective in relation to Russia

BRUSSELS - With a possible Brexit looming large on the political horizon, many energy companies, whether oil, gas or power, are becoming increasingly concerned about its negative impact on the UK and broader EU.

They argue that a period of relative stability in which the evolving EU energy market has made a significant contribution to ensuring security of supply, sustainability and lower energy prices, will be replaced by one characterised by greater risk and uncertainty. In addition, the red...

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