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

The effects of high PV penetration on the Hungarian electricity systempolicy briefPublished: 24 of March, 2021

Detailed description of the modelling exercise by REKK commissioned by the Ministry for Innovation and Technology. Only available in Hungarian.

The role of economic instruments in addressing conflicts of interest in water: allocation of scarce water resourcesHungarian Journal of Hydrology 2021. Volume 101 Special Issue - scholarly articlesPublished: 24 of February, 2021

Predictable access to sufficient water is one of the cornerstones of social well-being, but unlimited resources are available to a lower and lower extent in much of the world. Hungary's position is good for the time being, but there are signs of ...

Global, European and Hungarian gas market in 2020 and 2021 expectationspolicy briefPublished: 10 of February, 2021

Summary of the 2021 january workshop on gas markets, only available in Hungarian.

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.