EU ENERGY MARKET
Before Donald Tusk became president of the European Council, the former Polish prime minister had already begun campaigning for a European energy union.
The idea was that the European Union would establish a single market for electricity and gas and would build interconnectors to enable energy to flow between networks. Above all, Tusk wanted transparency over gas supply contracts so that Gazprom, Russia's giant state-owned gas company, could not arbitrarily set prices for its European customers and thus wield political power over them.
On March 19, after a summit of EU leaders, Tusk won a small victory. "All…
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