Legal, political and regulatory challenges for the development of energy networks in Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean will be analyzed in the official presentation of a new international scientific publication.

The book presentation, under the auspices of the University of Athens, will take place on March 7th at 18:00 in the Drakopoulos Amphitheatre at the University’s main building on Panepistimiou str. Speakers include Professor Maniatis, ex Minister of Energy and Environment, Mr. Apsouris, Legal Counsel of the Hellenic Petroleum Group, Dr. Karakatsani, Member of the Board of the Greek National Regulation Authority and Dr. Galanis from the European Commission.

The publication, titled “Transformation of EU and Eastern Mediterranean Energy Networks – Legal, Regulatory and Geopolitical Challenges”, is a part of the scientific series “European Energy Studies” by the esteemed international publishing house Claeys & Casteels. This specialized scientific publication, contributedby distinguished Greek and foreign academics and executives, presents a comprehensive framework of the major issues that define the regulatory and geopolitical challenges of energy networks in the EU and the Eastern Mediterranean and has already received significant positive reviews in several prestigious European journals.

The book is edited by two distinguished academics, Dr. Leigh Hancher, Professor at Tilburg University & Florence School of Regulation, and Dr. Antonis Metaxas, Ass. Professor of EU and EU Competition Law at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens & Visiting Professor in the renowned Master’s program in European and International Energy Law of TU Berlin. Authors of this important publication include Prof. Dr. Jochen Mohr from the University of Leipzig, Prof. Dr. Antonis Metaxas, Sofia Michelaki from the Greek National Natural Gas System Operator, Michalis Mathioulakis from the Hellenic Energy Regulation Institute, Dr. Fotini Bellou, Assistant Professor at the University of Macedonia, Alexia Trokoudi from the Hellenic Petroleum, Marios Andrikopoulos from Elpedison S.A and Georgia Patsaroucha(ENTSO-E).