Energiaklub's opinion on Hungary's Recovery and Resilience Plan - short summary
The National Recovery and Resilience Plan (RRP) is expected to outline a coherent package of reforms and projects. Its main objective is to mitigate the economic and social impact of the coronavirus pandemic by increasing the sustainability and resilience of European economies and societies, paving the way for a green and digital transition. The resources provided by the Recovery and Resilience Fund provide an excellent opportunity for Hungary to make significant shift towards climate neutrality layed down by its Climate Protection Act. .
The detailed plan covering an investment of approximately 16 million EUR was published on 14 April 2021 and had to be submitted to the Commission by the end of April (still not submitted on the 12th of May). Energiaklub formed its opinion on the general approach (such as goal setting, meeting sustainability and climate goals, social debate and engagement process), but also commented in detail the following components:
- Energy - green transition
- Circular economy
- Catching-up Municipalities
The brief summary of Energiaklub's Experts Opinion of Hungary's Recovery and Resilience Plan is available here.