State aid for Hungary’s Paks 2 Nuclear Plant breaches rule of law multiple times

conventional energy sources / press

12 June 2014, Budapest – The planned financing of the new Paks nuclear plant constitutes an unlawful state aid, and breaches the European rule of law multiple times, says Energiaklub and Greenpeace. Therefore, Energiaklub filed a submission to the Directorate-General for Competition of the European Commission, asking them to investigate the subsidy plan the Hungarian government constructed, and to take the necessary measures if needed. Greenpeace also filed a complaint to the Commission back in April. The two organisations have also requested an investigation by the Compliance Committee of the Aarhus Convention.

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19 May 2014

This is how Hungarians renovate – Energy Efficiency Barometer 2014

More than three fourth of the renovating households have achieved or even exceeded the expected savings after the refurbishment, as revealed by Energiaklub’s most recent country-wide representative sample survey.

9 May 2014

The Paks-2 case: facts and analysis

Status report and short analysis on the planned two new units of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant. So far only limited and controversial information have appeared on the project, aiming to build two new units at Paks Nuclear Power Plant. In our analysis we summarize this information, and give an overview on the issue.

10 Mar 2014

Best practices on sustainable mobility trainings - the final report of TRANSPORT LEARNING

"If you plan cities for cars and traffic, you get cars and traffic. If you plan for people and places, you get people and places."- Fred Kent. TRANSPORT LEARNING, an international project on sustainable urban mobility involving 17 partners from 14 different European countries, came to an end. The final brochure provides an overview of the trainings on sustainable urban transport policies and measures, lessons learnt and best practices from all over Europe. 

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Status report and short analysis on the project aiming to build two new units at Paks Nuclear Power Plant

So far only limited and controversial information have appeared on the project, aiming to build two new units at Paks Nuclear Power Plant. In this paper we summarize this information, available as of 09th May 2014.

Follow TRANSPORT LEARNING to increase quality of life in your city!

This brochure provides an overview of the TRANSPORT LEARNING training on sustainable urban transport policies and measures.In 2010 the idea that knowledge about sustainable transport could be transferred within generations was born. To achieve this goal, transfer of knowledge was to be carried out in the respective languages of the trainees and documentation and a pool of gained experiences was to be created and made available to all, regardless of cultural or knowledge background. And so...

Sustainable Communities in Southeastern Europe

25 Feb 2014 - 9:30am - 4:30pm

Athens (Greece)

Being on halfway of our implementation, we organize a Mid- term event on 25, February 2014 in Athens.

Fuel poverty and energy savings consultation for private households - Lessons learnt around Europe

11 Feb 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

on-line

Invitation for free webinar about fuel poverty and solutions, lessons learnt of EC-LINC project.See detailes in attachement.