Ministry of National Development

Miklós Seszták

Minister of National Development

Leading news

If Brussels has its way, Hungarian families will be paying higher utility costs

Ministry of National Development, April 19, 2017 11:04 AM

“Regulated public electricity prices do not distort the market because universal service providers can move to the competitive market”, the Ministry of National Development’s Minister of State for Energy, András Aradszki said on M1 Hungarian television’s Tuesday evening current affairs program.

The reduction of utility charges is in the interests of the Hungarian people

Ministry of National Development, April 6, 2017 11:28 AM

“The reduction of utility charges implemented by the Government is in the interests of the Hungarian people. Through the National Consultation, the Government is, among others, asking people to help protect the values of the utility charge reduction”, the Ministry of National Development’s Minister of State for Energy András Aradszki emphasised at a press conference on Tuesday in Budapest.

MÁV-Start to purchase bi-level electric trains from Stadler

Ministry of National Development, April 13, 2017 11:53 AM

MÁV-Start will be purchasing forty, high-capacity bi-level electric trains from Stadler Rail, and the first KISS railcars will go into commission in the spring of 2019 on the Vác and Cegléd lines, it was announced on Wednesday in Budapest at the ceremonious signing of the contract.

Hungary’s participation in the 3rd Jordan International Energy Summit

Ministry of National Development, April 3, 2017 3:48 PM

Minister of State for Energy Affairs Dr. András Aradszki of the Ministry of National Development represented Hungary at the 3rd Jordan International Energy Summit held in Amman on 2-3 April 2017.

Upcoming national consultation to include question on defending reduction of public utility charges

Ministry of National Development, March 23, 2017 9:49 AM

“The Government is ready to defend the reduction in public utility charges and the people of Hungary will also be asked about the issue during the upcoming national consultation”, the Ministry of National Development’s Minister of State for Energy, András Aradszki stressed.

Hungarian innovations on board the Sentinel 2B satellite

Ministry of National Development, March 8, 2017 11:16 AM

The Sentinel 2B satellite was successfully launched from Kourou in French Guyana at 02:49 CET on 7 March 2017, including over 70 pieces of equipment that were designed and manufactured in Hungary.

Hungary continues to insist on Member State regulation of retail electricity prices

Ministry of National Development, March 6, 2017 6:18 PM

Hungary continues to insist on the Member State regulation of retail electricity prices. This is supported by a number of other EU Member States, in contrast to Brussels’ view, András Aradszki, State Secretary for energy affairs at the Ministry for National Development said on Monday at a press conference held in Budapest.

Construction of M44 dual carriageway begins

Ministry of National Development, December 23, 2016 1:22 PM

The construction of section of the M44 between Tiszakürt and Kondoros on Wednesday marks the beginning of development of the 2x2 lane dual carriageway.

The Minister’s Decision on the Winners in the Fourth Mining Concession

Ministry of National Development, December 6, 2016 6:41 PM

MOL Magyar Olaj- és Gázipari Nyrt. may conclude a concession contract for hydrocarbon prospection, exploration and production in the areas of Bázakerettye, Bucsa, Jászárokszállás, Mezőtúr, Okány West and Zala West. PannErgy Geotermikus Erőművek Zrt. has obtained the right to prospect for, extract and utilise geothermal energy (in respect of the area of Győr) in the mining tender invited for the fourth time. Joint communication of the Ministry of National Development and the Hungarian Office for Mining and Geology.