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A modelling-based assessment of EU supported natural gas projects of common interestEnergy Policy volume 166 (2022) - scholarly articlesPublished: 9 of September, 2022

Between 2013 and 2020 the EU set up a complex institutional system to select and support the implementation of energy infrastructure projects that are of European interest (PCIs). EUR 1. 4 billion EU support was awarded to 16 natural gas projects between ...

Multiobjective and social cost-benefit optimisation for a sustainable hydrogen supply chain: Application to HungaryApplied Energy Volume 325 - scholarly articlesPublished: 9 of September, 2022

This article presents a comprehensive approach to design hydrogen supply chains (HSCs) targeting industrial and mobility markets. Even if the inclusion of sustainability criteria is paramount, only a few studies simultaneously consider economic ...

Is Russia to blame for high European gas prices?Reasons behind the high gas prices and the way ahead in 2022 - policy briefPublished: 19 of October, 2021

Since March 2021 the European wholesale natural gas price has rose steadily above the pre-COVID 2019 levels reaching hights never seen before, leading to gas to coal switch in the power production and demand reduction in industrial production. Analysing ...

Renewable targets and policies in the transport sector of the Danube Regionpolicy briefPublished: 13 of April, 2021

The EU member countries of the Danube Region (DR) are committed to the RES-T target required by regulation, which is 14% by 2030. Despite the trend of steadily increasing GHG emissions in transportation, all DR member states project emission reductions ...

The development of renewable heating and cooling in the Danube Regionpolicy briefPublished: 12 of April, 2021

Renewables in the heating and cooling (H& C) sector account for a very significant part of overall RES consumption in the DR even though the sector does not have near the level of applied support schemes and policies as sectors like power and ...

The future of natural gas in the Danube Regionpolicy briefPublished: 11 of April, 2021

Import dependency in the Danube Region (DR) is very high - on average (76%) - and above 80% in 10 out of the 14 DR countries. The share of gas consumption in DR is similar to the EU28 (~24%) while coal is much higher - 26% compared to 14%There is a common ...

The future of the electricity sector in the Danube Regionpolicy briefPublished: 10 of April, 2021

This policy brief covers individual DR national energy and climate strategies and the expected developments in the region. changes in power mixes between 2020 and 2030, the role of renewable energy deployment, planned investments to reinforce electricity ...

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 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 ...

Cost-efficiency benchmarking of European renewable electricity support schemesRenewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews - scholarly articlesPublished: 24 of September, 2018

This paper assessesthe cost efficiency of renewable electricity (RES-E) support schemes in Europe for the 2000–2015 period based on data collected by CEER from national regulators. A cost efficiency indicator (CEI) and Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) ...