Energy and Economic Competitiveness

What is the effect of energy prices on economic competitiveness?

6-7 Oct 2014 at Chatham House, London, United Kingdom

Energy and Power, Environment

Energy and Economic Competitiveness 6-7 Oct 2014 Chatham House, London, United Kingdom
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How regions with high energy costs contend with the multiple challenge of increasing energy security, reducing energy costs and making progress on decarbonization, will be discussed at this event.

The US shale revolution continues to redefine the global energy map and is said to strengthen the competitiveness of US industry. At the same time Europe and Japan continue to experience rising energy costs, with implications for economic competitiveness and potentially long-term growth.

Understanding the impact of energy costs on economic competitiveness is critical to developing sound policies, directing investment and delivering secure, sustainable and affordable energy. Policy-makers must confront complex forces and balance competing priorities.

This conference addresses crucial questions, including:

* What role do energy-intensive industries play in driving economic growth?
* How will energy security fears shape geopolitical developments?
* What are the barriers to energy supply diversification in regions with high energy costs?
* How can energy policies address climate concerns without risking competitiveness?
* How, and at what cost, can greater energy security and sustainability be achieved?

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Speakers: Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP Minister of State for Energy UK, Dr Norbert Röttgen Chairman Foreign Affairs Committee German Bundestag,

From: October 06, 2014 09:30
To: October 07, 2014 13:30

Chatham House, 10 St James's Square, SW1Y 4LE, London, United Kingdom


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