Paks II could only operate with state aid

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In November 2015 the European Commission opened an in-depth state aid investigation into Hungary's plans to provide financing for the construction of two new nuclear reactors in Paks. This gave interested third parties an opportunity to comment on the measure. Energiaklub has submitted its comments.

News
22 Mar 2016

PAKS II – An unnecessary, money wasting, risky investment

Short video about the Paks II project in which we can receive concise answers to the questions and doubts about the new nuclear power plant investment.

8 Mar 2016

Hungarians eager to refurbish or extend homes – a recent survey by Energiaklub

Our comprehensive survey examined the refurbishment and conversion plans of Hungarian households with a mansard or loft in cooperation with VELUX Hungary Ltd. The results show that Hungarians are motivated to extend or refurbish their homes mostly by a growing family or comfort issues. Respondents typically cover construction cost from own resources, only slightly more than a quarter of them would take a bank loan. Trust in construction experts is high, but when it comes to the purchase of...

26 Jan 2016

Hungarians believe they need EU subsidies to modernise their homes

94% of the Hungarian public finds it reasonable that there should be tenders for EU funds for the energy performance retrofitting of homes — found the national, large sample survey of the Hungarian Energy Efficiency Institute and Energiaklub. The large majority of households would not modernise their homes if they could only rely on their own savings and bank loans.

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Paks II could only operate with state aid

In November 2015 the European Commission opened an in-depth state aid investigation into Hungary's plans to provide financing for the construction of two new nuclear reactors in Paks. This gave interested third parties an opportunity to comment on the measure. Energiaklub has submitted its comments.

Planned Paks II nuclear power plant will go bankrupt without state aid - A business economics analysis

In the first twenty years of operation, the project company will need yearly 330 million EUR capital injections from public money to keep the project going, and pay-off is feasible only if wholesale power prices increase high above European expectations - that is the key finding of Energiaklub’s new study.

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.