How the EU is facing up to the prospect of winter energy shortages

As the European Commission prepares its ‘winter preparedness’ plan for possible gas shortages, member states are ramping up measures to ease the burden of rising prices on citizens. Some are greener than others.

by Robert Hodgson
The Klingenberg gas power station in Berlin, July 2022. The German government has warned of possible gas shortages this winter. Photo: Sean Gallup / Getty
The Klingenberg gas power station in Berlin, July 2022. The German government has warned of possible gas shortages this winter. Photo: Sean Gallup / Getty

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