Thomas Becker

Energy 24-02-2015

Europe’s Energy Union should take inspiration from the Internet

The Internet is history's most successful example of interconnection and unity through transmission, a model which the EU could replicate when deciding on its plans for an Energy Union, writes Thomas Becker.
Thomas Becker, CEO of the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) [David Plas/EWEA/flickr]
Energy 17-09-2014

New Commission must take the reins from member states on energy policy

Europe is the world's largest trading bloc and yet energy and the free flow of electricity remain the realms of national parliaments. Vested interests and a lack of cooperation on interconnectivity and security of supply are holding Europe back in its fight for true energy security, writes Thomas Becker.