Seriously about Paks - summary of the series of events

state administration / companies / energy policy / conventional energy sources / NGO-s / press

In the last two months Energiaklub organized 4 public roundtable events for citizens and the media under the name of „Seriously about Paks”. The main theme was the new Paks2 nuclear power plant investment. The purpose of these events was to discuss such issues, that are in the interest of the public, and which can influence opinion of the decision makers and the general public. These issues are environmental, political, geopolitical and economic questions related to the planned investment.

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30 Sep 2014

Resource. Rethink. Replan. - It's time for cities to act.

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24 Sep 2014

’Seriously about Paks’ – series of events has started

The planned new nuclear power plant in Paks raises a number of economic, security, geopolitical and social problems. All these problems have barely been mentioned in the Hungarian public media.Therefore, Energiaklub launches a series of events named ’Seriously about Paks’. The first event, Paks II project budget and economic policy implications were discussed. Balázs Romhányi (Budapest Institute for Fiscal Responsibility), Mária Zita Petschnig (Financial Research Office) and László...

Publications
Events

Corruption risks of the nuclear power plant investments: What can we expect in the case of Paks II?

Analysis of the corruption risks of the planned Paks nuclear power plant investment based on relevant economic theory and empirical results, summarizes the lessons learned from similar Hungarian and foreign investments, and gives an estimate of the expected social losses related to the investment, and arising from the corruption.

The Paks II Project: Budgetary policy aspects of the investment

The benefits and damages expected from the Paks II nuclear power plant investment could be studied from various points of view. This summary focuses on the budgetary policy aspects.

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.