The Ukraine crisis initiated quite a few strategic issues and ad hoc solutions European countries are forced to take. One of them is the ending of the dependency on Russian oil.
Just as Covid-19 has accelerated the development of many solutions that we thought would take much longer, energy solutions are also being rapidly developed in the energy sector.
Regarding the increased need for electricity, two suggestions stand out in particular: a drastic increase in the number of solar panels and the return of “opted out and dangerous” nuclear power plants.
Rising prices of electricity
As all over the world, Europe is facing two opposing forces. On one hand, authorities recommend lower electricity consumption. On the other hand, electricity is aimed at becoming the main source of power.