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Stakeholder seminar for the Towards the European Energy Union conferenceAnalysis

The Danube Region Energy Strategy has organised its 2nd Annual Stakeholder Workshop on the 20th of March 2015 in Brussels. The general overview for the three thematic sessions was given by REKK.

Mecsek coal mining relaunchedArticle

Last December tha Pannon Thermal Power Plant Inc. resstarted production at the open pit Pécs-Vasas coal mine. Surveys suggest that the 4.2 km2 site shelters about 3 million tons of extractable coal of which over 100 thousand tons are directly accessible ...

Low Carbon South East EuropeAnalysis

The LOCSEE (Low Carbon South East Europe) project aims to build the capacities of public and other institutions dealing with climate change, and to strengthen the involvement of key stakeholders in policy development across the SEE region.The project ...

The major economic impacts of the 2030 European GHG emission reduction target on HungaryAnalysis

In early 2014, the European Commission published its recommendation for the climate and energy policy frameworks between 2020 and 2030. This study analyses the effects of the abovementioned recommendation to Hungary, focusing on three key areas with high ...

The 2030 European climate policy plansArticle

The current regulatory instrument applied by the EU to curb the emission of greenhouse gases, the emission trading system (ETS) has for years been suffering from a substantial oversupply and low prices, thus in its current form it is not capable of ...

Biennal greenhouse-gas emission report 2013Analysis

The Report fulfils the requirements of the European Parliament Decision 2004/280/EC concerning a mechanism for monitoring Community GHG emissions and for implementing the Kyoto Protocol. The report was prepared for the Ministry of National Development as ...

Hungarian energy consumption forecast up to 2020Analysis

The energy forecast serves as a background document to the EU Energy Efficiency Directive of 2012/27/EU for the Ministry of National Development.The forecast follows a two-step approach. First it projects the final energy consumption in a higher level ...

Impact assessment of increasing the 20% greenhouse gas reduction target of the EU for HungaryAnalysis

This study has the objective to analyse the impacts on the Hungarian economy of a higher EU GHG (greenhouse gas) reduction undertaking for 2020, namely increasing the GHG reduction target to 20% and to 30% relative to 1990. In order to achieve this ...

The effects of a stricter climate policy on the economy of HungaryArticle

For some years now there has been a heated debate in the European Union about whether it is enough to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases by 20% from their 1990 levels by 2020, or should they be reduced by 30%. With the publication of Roadmap 2050 the ...

Biennal greenhouse-gas emission report 2011Analysis

Concerning the mechanism for monitoring the Community greenhouse-gases (GHG) emissions and for implementing the Kyoto protocol, the European Commission requires the Member States to provide a Biannual Report on its updated GHG emissions and projections ...