Wilson Center Experts

Theresa Sabonis-Chafee

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
;
Armenia
Affiliation:
PhD Candidate, Emory University
Wilson Center Project(s):
Power Politics: National Energy Strategies of the Nuclear Successor States

Project Summary

Examines the development of energy policy and institutions in three states (Armenia, Lithuania and Ukraine) which inherited nuclear energy power plants following the collapse of the USSR. Reviews the energy crisis, the integrated energy system, and the evolving policies amidst regional tension and international sentiment that these reactors constituted safety threats.