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In this section we listed our papers published in academic journals, books and other pieces not published by REKK.

Modelling Bidding Behaviour on German Photovoltaic AuctionsEnergies 2021, 14(2) - scholarly articlesPublished: 19 of January, 2021

In this article renewable energy support allocation through different types of auctions are assessed: uniform pricing is compared to pay-as-bid auctions. The applied methodological framework is auction theory and an extended LCOE calculation, based on ...

Rerouting Europe's gas transit landscape - Effects of Russian natural gas infrastructure strategy on the V4Energy Policy, volume 146 (2020) - scholarly articlesPublished: 24 of August, 2020

The Russian gas transit through Ukraine and the possibility of circumnavigating the historically dominant route poses a serious challenge to European gas markets. With the application of market modelling tools, this paper examines Russian export ...

The role of Power-to-Gas in the energy value chainA true contender for the energy storage and deep decarbonisation challenge - policy briefPublished: 5 of June, 2020

Following the thought-provoking debate at the REKK Power-To-Gas Forum in February 2020 this brief explains how Power-To-Gas technology can be a viable solution for excess RES electricity and eventually allow natural gas infrastructure to have a second ...

Impact of COVID-19 on Renewable Energy AuctionsAURES Policy Brief - policy briefPublished: 25 of May, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic and its economic and political disruption are having severe repercussions on renewable energy (RES) auctions, affecting RES procurement, delaying projects’ developments and auctions execution, increasing projects’ financing risks ...

Evaluation of the new Hungarian energy strategyREKK's opinion on the energy strategy - policy briefPublished: 12 of May, 2020

The Hungarian government published its new energy strategy in January 2020. The strategy and related action plans define Hungary's climate and energy policy goals through 2030 with an outlook to 2040. The strategy shall ensure clean, smart and affordable ...

Environmental assessment of future electricity mix – Linking an hourly economic model with LCAJournal of Cleaner Production - scholarly articlesPublished: 1 of May, 2020

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is an increasingly widespread method for the environmental accounting of products and services. Since almost all production processes use grid electricity, the environmental impact of power generation plays a key role in LCA.

The key to further successful renewable energy auctions in Hungarypolicy briefPublished: 30 of April, 2020

The results of the first renewable energy auction in Hungary have been published in March 2020. Although the auction was successful in attending investors and driving down support costs, market participants associated high risks with the auction scheme.

Coexistence of nuclear and renewables in the V4 electricity system: Friends or enemies?scholarly articlesPublished: 31 of March, 2020

The paper examines the interactions between nuclear and variable renewable generation capacities (vRES) under various assumptions in the broader V4 region. Four exploratory scenarios are analysed with high and low penetration levels of vRES and nuclear ...

The effect of discount rate on the yearly payment of Paks Nuclear Power Plant into the central nuclear financial fundCompetition and Regulation 2019 - books, chaptersPublished: 26 of March, 2020

Decommissioning of nuclear power plants are very costly. In most of the countries using nuclear capacities for electricity production, the dismantling of nuclear waste is financed by a nuclear fund. Due to the fact that the decommissioning and the safety ...

Are we still falling? Sustainability and equity in the Hungarian water utility services sectorBudapest Management Review - scholarly articlesPublished: 28 of November, 2019

In this article, the authors look at the recent history of the Hungarian water utility sector, dividing it into two essential periods: the pre-2011 and post-2011 periods are separated by the adoption of a globally unique sectoral reform package. At the ...