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Govt Official: Hungary to Draw EUR 17 Bn from EU Recovery Fund for Energy Efficient Solutions

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.04.15.

Hungary plans to draw 16-17 billion euros from the European Union’s 750 billion euro pandemic recovery fund to fund household solar systems and energy efficient heating systems, a government official told a conference on Wednesday.

At a conference organised by the association of solar system distributors, Attila Steiner, the state secretary responsible for the development of circular economy, energy and climate policy, said the government aimed to modernise 80,000 households, with 100 billion forints (EUR 278.4m) available in total.

Hungarians Keen on Installing Solar Panels, Survey Found
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Hungarians have expressed keen interest in installing solar panels to reduce energy costs, seeing it as a sustainable investment with a solid return, according to an online survey by E.ON Hungaria. In the online survey of 1,500 consumers conducted by the energy provider between March 26 and April 5, 58 percent saw solar panels as […]Continue reading

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