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Regulatory aspects of renewables 2011BudapestEvent

One of the major challenges energy companies (the most prominent contributors to local, regional and global environmental degradation) face today is related to develop and operate energy facilities in an environmentally sustainable way. The efforts ...

The effect of introducing negative prices in HUPX on the Hungarian electricity system and security of supplyAnalysis

The market integration process demands the harmonization of rules in many fields of the electricity market. It is a question whether the introduction of negative prices to the stock exchanges is necessary or not, whether is it beneficial or not. In the ...

Analyses of the potential power plant investments in the regionAnalysis

We forecasted the expected supply and demand of the power sectors in the neighboring countries (Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Romania). Reviews of the renewable support schemes in these countries were conducted. We identified those ...

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 impact of the shutdown of German nuclear power plants on Central European pricesArticle

The nuclear energy policy of Germany has undergone a sea change, causing serious upheaval on European markets. Many studies have been written about the consequences of the phase-out, but most of them focused on German system security, and what effect the ...

IX. Summer school: introduction to energy regulation 2011BudapestEvent

This 5-day training course will be organised into thematic modules focusing on the hottest issues of energy sector regulation. The training program combines “classic” regulation under the traditional vertically integrated industry structure with ...

Economic and environmental feasibility study of a straw-fired power plant investmentAnalysis

The research aims at conducting a feasibility study of a straw-fired power plant investment at Pécs. We analysed the competitiveness of the straw-fired power plant compared to a gas-fired power plant. We also investigated the impact of the investment on ...

Electricity and natural gas markets in CroatiaAnalysis

In the study, we describe and analyze the demand characteristics, production structure and infrastructural features of Croatia’s electricity and natural gas sectors. We provide a detailed account of the status of the market liberalization process, the ...

Dilemmas of renewable production supportArticle

From January 2012 the Hungarian Government plans to renew the support scheme of the renewable electricity generation. With the December 2010 expiration of the preceding regulatory period the question was raised about the type of tools to be used by the ...

Nuclear projects in East-Central EuropeArticle

During the past decade the expression “nuclear renaissance” became a commonplace. The expected strong increase in global electricity consumption during the next 20 years (with about 75%) assumes a net nuclear capacity expansion above 100 GW. This will be ...