Partnership for Transatlantic Energy and Climate Cooperation is a very important initiative which integrates countries from Middle and Eastern Europe. The third meeting of the ministers of (P-TECC) took place in Warsaw on 22 and 23 September. Over one hundred participants of the event discussed the most significant issues in the field of energy policy, technological innovations, their implementation and investments.
The hosts of the P-TECC summit in Warsaw were Minister Michał Kurtyka and the US Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm. The project aims to develop cooperation between the United States and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe.
Energy cooperation between the countries of Europe and Europe as well as the USA is crucial for our security. In the following years, new, new technologies, new, but also very new sources and carriers of energy, new as well as new technologies. We are not investigating hybrid threats: security is needed to protect infrastructure, including in cyberspace. It is crucial not only for Poland, but for all the Three Seas countries – Paweł Jabłoński, Polish vice-minister of Foreign Affairs said.
Minister of Climate and Environment Michał Kurtyka informed that three years ago, we started with the idea of energy security within the Atlantic Ocean. Adding the topic of climate change to PTECC21 will not only strengthen our cooperation, but this is also necessity today.