The Availability of Resources and Information Leads to Energy Efficiency

South East Europe region (SEE) faces many difficulties in the energy sector as a result of its turbulent history, the decadence of infrastructure and collapse of national economies. Although energy prices in Southeast Europe continue to be significantly lower than in the European Union, the abolition of state regulations and …

Indonesia’s steady progress in tackling fossil fuel subsidies

Many countries use fossil-fuel subsidies to advance particular goals – whether political, economic, social and environmental. Common justifications range from reducing energy poverty, redistributing wealth, or protecting jobs. But in many cases, the net effects of fossil fuel subsidies are negative. In practice, subsidies introduced for social reasons, such as …