Europe’s winter energy crisis didn’t happen, but the continent may not be able to beat another hot summer

Crisis? What crisis? After months of fretting about the prospect of crippling shortfalls in energy supplies over the winter, as the flow of Russian fossil fuels to Europe turned into a trickle, the continent suddenly — and surprisingly — finds itself with more energy in its storage facilities than it had anticipated. There have been no large-scale blackouts or widespread energy shortages. Crisis averted. For now. […]