Events / Scholarship Competition
VI. REKK scholarship competition 2011-20121 of February, 2012

For the sixth competition, the following topics were suggested for analysis:

  • Effect of the crisis on the Hungarian natural gas sector
  • Economic analysis of the pricing behaviour of power plants providing secondary reserves
  • Effect of pumped storage on CO2 emissions
  • Estimating the system integration costs of intermittent power generation
  • Advantages, disadvantages, possibilities and barriers of integrated (water, electricity, gas) smart metering rollout
  • Price of water and providing water
  • Economic analysis of building energy saving investment consumer choices
  • Effect of high oil prices on the Hungarian economy

8 papers were submitted for the competition. Two second prizes and one third prize was awarded.


II. prize - Péter Lánczi: Possibility of door and window replacement and building envelope insulation for residential actors in Hungary

II. prize - András Weeber: Economic analysis of building energy investment consumer choices

III. prize- Barbara Kóczán: A behavioral model: energy use of households emphasizing energy saving investment