Questions tagged [energy-independence]

Questions related to a country's independence regarding energy resources, support and/or generation. Tag the related country alongside this tag.

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Why is the US asking OPEC about prices?

I've read an article on WSJ: Yet his Administration is now imploring the OPEC oil cartel to pump more oil so U.S. gasoline prices don’t rise more than they already have on Mr. Biden’s watch. That's ...
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What does Texas gain from keeping its electrical grid independent?

A recent article by the Texas Tribune explains why Texas has its own electrical grid: The Texas Interconnected System — which for a long time was actually operated by two discrete entities, one for ...
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Aspects of September 24, 2020 US House Energy Bill that US Rep. Kinzinger characterized as “barriers to energy use and development”?

The October 7, 2020 video Kinzinger: Addressing the Issues of Clean Energy, Now and for the Future #NuclearMatters on US House member Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) YouTube channel discusses a "partisan ...
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Why does Hungary no longer seem to support the BRUA gas pipeline project?

According to this article, BRUA gas pipeline project seems to be on hold after a surprise decision coming from Hungary: The Hungarian transmission system operator FGSZ took the European gas ...
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Why does Germany seem to not favor EU energy independence (from Russia)?

Following US newest sanctions towards Russia, Germany reacted against this new wave of sanctions: Germany threatened on Friday to retaliate against the United States if new sanctions on Russia ...