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Energy Policy of Hungary

Járosi, Márton and Kovács, Pál (2018) Energy Policy of Hungary. POLGÁRI SZEMLE: GAZDASÁGI ÉS TÁRSADALMI FOLYÓIRAT, 14 (Spec.). pp. 67-80. ISSN 1786-6553

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Abstract

In Hungary, the energy sector was modernised on the basis of public ownership after World War II. Hungary’s large, centrally controlled and vertically integrated energy systems were established at that time. Simultaneously with the regime change, western-based energy orientation also began in the energy sector and in 1990 it continued with the implementation of privatisation. Hungary’s accession to the European Union provided grounds for and reinforced the process ideologically. This was followed by full liberalisation called “market opening”. The policy of the second Fidesz government, formed in 2014, is characterised by the restoration of an energy policy serving national interests. This process is described in the article in a European perspective.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hungary, energy policy, electricity supply, Paks Nuclear Power Plant, National Energy Strategy, energy security
Subjects: H Social Sciences / társadalomtudományok > HB Economic Theory / közgazdaságtudomány > HB4 Dynamics of the economy / gazdasági folyamatok
H Social Sciences / társadalomtudományok > HC Economic History and Conditions / gazdaság története és alapelvek > HC2 Economic policy / gazdaságpolitika
Depositing User: Andrea Paár
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2019 10:41
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2019 10:41
URI: http://real.mtak.hu/id/eprint/91901

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