NATO Energy
Security Centre
of Excellence

Our mission is to support NATO, Nations and
Partners to meet the challenges of a dynamic
energy security environment.

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  • 01 – 03 Oct. 2024 Vilnius, Lithuania

    FORTE 2024

    Conference “Future Operations – Resilience in Transitioning Energy” Save the date: 1-3 October 2024. Vilnius, Lithuania “FORTE 2024” will co

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  • 24 May. 2024

    Centres of Excellence Marketplace

    On 22-23rd of May, members of The NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence participated in Centres of Excellence Marketplace in NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.

  • 17 May. 2024

    Energy Efficiency in Military Operations Course was held in Vilnius

    The Course is designed to enhance awareness and knowledge on the importance of energy efficiency in military operations

  • 19 Apr. 2024

    24th Steering Committee meeting was held in Tallinn

    On 17-18th of April 2024, members of the Steering Committee of The NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence met in Tallinn, Estonia.

  • 11 Apr. 2024

    NATO ENSEC COE’s Expert Contributes to Operational Energy Summit 2024

    On 9-10th of April, NATO ENSEC COE’s expert had the privilege to participate in the esteemed Operational Energy Summit 2024 held in Reston, VA.

  • 10 Apr. 2024

    COE staff members met with NATO Assistant Secretary General

    COE staff members met with NATO Assistant Secretary General for Innovation, Hybrid and Cyber, David Van Weel, visiting strategic energy objects in Lithuania.

  • 26 Mar. 2024

    NATO ENSEC COE organized Annual Discipline Conference

    This event was organized to review and update requirements and validate or adjust the Education and Training (E&T) solutions to ensure that E&T remains aligned with evolving needs, available technology and resources.

    Recent Publications

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    • 19 Jun. 2024

      Energy storage and energy efficiency as the key enablers of greater use of renewable energy in electricity consumption

      Renewable energy sources and increased energy efficiency are essential to achiev

    • 10 Jun. 2024

      Executive Summary of the field experiment conducted by NATO ENSEC COE in the summer of 2023, utilizing Hydrogen Fuel Cell technology within the military environment

      The experiment confirmed the potential of portable hydrogen fuel cells to enhanc

    • 17 May. 2024

      TTX CORE 23-Baltic Final Exercise Report

      This report focuses largely on syndicate responses to the exercise scenario vign

    • 02 May. 2024

      Assessing Gas Security & Resilience into the Future

      This article demonstrates the challenges of assessing how gas security might loo

    • 25 Apr. 2024

      Unlocking Potential: Synthetic Fuels in Modern Military Operations

      Synthetic fuels represent a transformative solution for modern military forces s

    • 23 Apr. 2024

      State-of-the-Art: Energy Efficiency Technologies Transforming the States. Renewable (weather-dependent) Power Generation

      Weather-dependent power generation resources generally rely on natural climate a

    • 22 Apr. 2024

      Infrastructure needed for e-mobility with a case study in a German context

      The electrification of transportation is deemed pivotal in reducing CO2 emission

    • 15 Apr. 2024

      Why is Critical Underwater Infrastructure the target?

      This article aims to shed light on why CUI has become a target and to examine th

    • 25 Mar. 2024

      Solar Fuels: A Beacon of Sustainable Energy for a Brighter Future

      In the pursuit of sustainable energy sources, solar fuels have emerged as a prom

    • 25 Mar. 2024

      How do you become an expert in Energy Security?

      A case study evaluating education requirements for a comprehensive approach.

    • 21 Dec. 2023

      Climate change related problems to hydropower plants in the tropics and sub-tropics

      This article focuses on problems emerging from climatic changes, caused primaril

    • 01 Dec. 2023

      Rare earth minerals and clean technologies nexus at the background of Russia’s war in Ukraine

      Rare earth elements (REE) are key enablers for the ongoing energy and environmen


      • 01 May. 2021 – 30 Jun. 2024 NATO

        NATO Operational Energy Concept Development

        In early 2021, HQ SACT has proposed to the NATO ENSEC COE to elaborate a NATO Concept on operational energy delivered to the forces in operations and exerc