Events / Scholarship Competition
VII. REKK scholarship competition 2013-20142 of June, 2014

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

  • Short term forecasting of Hungarian natural gas demand – challenges of the past few years
  • Current state and future of gas-fired power plants in Europe
  • Benchmarking of Hungarian district heating companies
  • Relationship of ownership (public vs. private) and regulated end-user tariffs in some utility sectors
  • Factors affecting the day-ahead price on the Hungarian electricity exchange, focusing on outliers
  • Transformation of renewable support schemes and its causes in Europe
  • Economic experiences of green infrastructure investment affecting city climate and water

4 papers were submitted for the competition. One first prize and one second prize was awarded.

Awards:

I. prize - Barnabás Máté Derekas: Factors affecting the day-ahead price on the Hungarian electricity exchange, focusing on outliers

II. prize - Márton Gábor Kádár: Current state and future of gas-fired power plants in Europe

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