Autors: Wise, D. N., Stoilov, D. G.
Title: Energy Integration in the European Union – Traditional Approaches and Future Research Avenues
Keywords: European Union, Bulgaria, energy integration, environment, decarburization, game theory

Abstract: The topic of European Union (EU) energy integration is as complex as the Union itself. There are multiple competing theories, aimed at explaining the past and predicting the future of EU energy integration. This paper presents a summary historical narrative of energy integration in the EU from the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) to the present. It further includes a high-level analysis of the current successes and failures of the supra-European energy experiment, as well as new trends that could shape its future, especially in the context of addressing environmental challenges and Europe’s nuclear future. The case study of Bulgaria’s EU membership, the decommissioning of its nuclear reactors and the integration of its energy market, is particularly instructive in the context of continuous academic discourse.

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    2021 13th Electrical Engineering Faculty Conference (BulEF), pp. 1-7, 2021, Bulgaria, IEEE, DOI 10.1109/BulEF53491.2021.9690794

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