dr hab. Maciej M. Sokołowski PhD, DSc

A strong message about energy Energy - economy - law A strong message about law A strong message about economy Achieving energy efficiency efficiently Energy Policy - Poland - Europe - World
Aktualności Zdjęcie Maciej Sokołowski

"Energy security is one of those concepts, which everyone seems to know. The problem starts when the lights go out"

"The idea of civic energy sector and energy cooperatives seems to be an answer that responds to the social and financial problems encountered in the development of local energy industry"

"Modern economy and energy require an approach that is open to the discourse and participation of different actors at all levels of decision-making"

"Monopolisation does not serve the state, economy or citizens. Monopolisation serves monopolies"

"My day-watchman state is the centre ground occupying a place between interventionism and laissez-faire"

"I'm fascinated by watching how much we owe to electricity. How much we owe to Tesla, Edison and many other precursors of its use"

"The problem of long-term planning in economy is that it is long-term. Its creators do not think about implementation - the contractors bear in mind the planning process"


I have been appointed to the Editorial Board of Global Energy Law and Sustainability –  an international journal dedicated to research in energy law and policy.

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"Models of energy communities in Japan (enekomi): regulatory solutions from the European Union (rescoms and citencoms)" is a paper I recently published in European Energy and Environmental Law Review.

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I was awarded a scholarship from the Minister of Education and Science of Poland for outstanding young scientists. The Minister's scholarships were given to young Polish scientists who conduct innovative, high-quality research and have impressive scientific achievements. 

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I had a pleasure to join an international conference ogranised by the Faculty of Law and Administration Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań "Legal and Economic Perspectives of Energy Cooperatives’ Development in Poland and Other Countries".

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"Do Androids Dream of Sustainable Development?", this was the title of a presentation I gave at the international scientific conference "Between China and Europe – Energy for Future Earth".

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