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

Modelling policy options in the district heating sector, with a focus on renewable consumptionEconomic Review vol. LXIII., November 2016. - scholarly articlesPublished: 8 of November, 2016

The paper analyses the Hungarian system of district heating, which accounts for 15 per cent of total heat consumption. Both national and European Union s strategy documents aim at achieving sustainable, secure and affordable energy. Hungarian district ...

A Top-Down Approach to Evaluating Cross-Border Natural Gas Infrastructure Projects in EuropeThe Energy Journal, Vol. 37, SI3 - scholarly articlesPublished: 28 of October, 2016

There is an ongoing policy debate in Europe about how to select natural gas infrastructure projects for an EU-wide investment support scheme. We contribute to this debate by providing a model-based project evaluation method that addresses several ...

Was it worth building the SK-HU gas natural interconnector?policy briefPublished: 25 of October, 2016

The 2011 Hungarian energy strategy considered the SK-HU gas interconnector as a priority infrastructure project. The interconnector was expected to serve three main objectives: improve Hungary’s gas market integration with Western Europe, improve ...

From where does it blow?Concerning the regulation of wind turbines - policy briefPublished: 20 of September, 2016

A strict regulation has been put into force regarding wind power commissioning in Hungary. The technical and safety regulation of electricity installations set the maximum capacity and size of turbines, as well as highest noise level emitted by wind ...

Model based evaluation of electricity network investments in Central Eastern EuropeEnergy Strategy Reviews Volumes 13–14, 2016 - scholarly articlesPublished: 23 of August, 2016

The paper analyses the complex welfare impacts of proposed transmission investments in the Central Eastern Europe (CEE) region with the application of the EEMM electricity model. This assessment is made at regional level, as new transmission lines have ...

An ex-ante evaluation of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive - Article 7Economics of Energy & Environmental Policy 2016 - scholarly articlesPublished: 10 of August, 2016

The European Union's Energy Efficiency Directive calls for EU Member States to put in place ambitious energy efficiency policies and requires them to establish energy saving targets. One of the most important Articles of the Directive is Article 7, which ...

Introduction of the new Hungarian renewable electricity support systempolicy briefPublished: 9 of August, 2016

The workshop was organised in kind co-operation with the National Development Ministry and the goal of the conference was to introduce the new Hungarian renewable electricity support scheme and start the dialogue of the regulator and stakeholders. The ...

Regional vision of EU-level renewable energy governance and effort sharing for 2030Policy Brief for the Central and South East Europe Energy Forum - policy briefPublished: 4 of July, 2016

The current renewable policy period ends in 2020 and the preparation for the post 2020 period is underway, driven by the next EU climate and energy package agreement on a new renewable energy target of at least 27% of final energy consumption in the EU ...

Fossil or hydro based capacity development? - Power sector modelling in the South-East European RegionEEM 2016 conference: Modelling, simulation and forecasting of energy and carbon markets: Markets and Policy II - scholarly articlesPublished: 8 of June, 2016

This paper analyses the impact of current generation and interconnection capacity plans on the generation mix of the five South East European countries (Albania, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia) in the context of carbon price levels ...

Assessment of the EU 10% interconnection target in the context of CO2 mitigationClimate Policy 2016 - scholarly articlesPublished: 31 of May, 2016

The European Commission has proposed the target of achieving an interconnection capacity of at least 10% of the installed electricity production capacity for each Member State by 2020 in the context of the envisaged Energy Union. The underlying ...