Julian Popov for FT: Southeast Europe Can Become Champion of Clean Energy

Opinions | June 5, 2015, Friday // 16:30|  views

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With a great renewable energy potential and a booming IT sector Southeast Europe can position itself as a champion of clean energy and new technology, former Bulgarian Environment Minister Julian Popov has opined.

If the Balkan countries step back from their old dreams of energy supremacy and act with more transparency and entrepreneurial spirit, they could leapfrog into the future of interconnected, clean and efficient energy use,” Popov writes in an opinion piece published by the Financial Times on Friday.

By focusing its efforts on new technology and clean energy the region could boost its economy and security and make a significant contribution to European competitiveness and climate goals,” Popov says in the article which you can read here.

 


Tags: Southeast Europe, clean energy, renewable energy, IT, new technology, Financial Times, FT

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