dr Maciej M. Sokołowski

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
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"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"


On 31st May I delivered a presentation “Policies to tackle Energy Poverty: Poland and Beyond”. It was my contribution to seminar "Energy justice in a changing market: an inter-disciplinary workshop" organised at the University of Leicester.

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Polish-Spanish seminar on e-administration

Created at 26 / 05 / 2018

Together with Professor Marek Wierzbowski and PhD candidate Marek Grzywacz, I participated in a Polish-Spanish scientific seminar on the regulatory framework for e-government in Poland and Spain, which took place in Seville (May 25th, 2018).

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Paper on the energy communities published

Created at 23 / 04 / 2018

My paper "European Law on the Energy Communities: a Long Way to a Direct Legal Framework" has just been published in "European Energy & Environmental Law Review".

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April 4th in the Ministry of Science and Higher Education the first meeting of the 6th term of the Young Scientists' Council was held. I am pleased to be a member of it.

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February-March research stay in Greece

Created at 10 / 03 / 2018

Talks on the European energy and environmental law, especially in terms of the EU new policy frames as well enhancing partnership between the School of Law of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and University of Warsaw were the aims of my March research stay in Greece.

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