Negotiations are underway for MVM Hungarian Electricity Ltd. to cooperate with Mátra Power Plant Ltd. not merely as a minority partner or a contracting party but to take a bigger and more active role by increasing its ownership, Zsuzsa Németh said at Mátra Power Plant in Visonta on Tuesday.
Connecting to the space industry involves the opportunity of economic success, Deputy State Secretary for Infocommunication Károly Balázs Solymár said on the occasion that a long-term agreement was signed between Aluinvent Ltd. and the European Space Agency in Budapest, on 25 February 2014. The cooperation targets the manufacturing and testing of ultra light aluminium foam product prototypes to be used as space industry applications.
A professional conference entitled Electricity Supply in Hungary in the 21st Century was held at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences on 18 February, 2014, in the framework of which invited speakers elaborated on their views on the issue. In his lecture, Minister of State for Energy Affairs Pál Kovács recalled a statement made by EU Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger last May according to which the European Commission acknowledged and respected the decisions of national governments on energy mixes applied in order to reduce carbon-dioxide emissions.
Last year, the bandwidth of internet access doubled at more than one thousand schools in Hungary, Minister of State for Infocommunication Vilmos Vályi-Nagy announced at a press conference on the achievements of the project Sulinet+ in Mezőkeresztes on 30 January, 2014. Developments are to continue in some 3800 educational institutions this year.
Boosting international relations will give a new impetus to the telecommunications industry in Hungary, Deputy State Secretary for Infocommunications Károly Balázs Solymár said in Budapest on 23 January, 2013. By the agreement signed at the Intersputnik Workshop organised by the Ministry of National Development and the National Media and Infocommunications Authority, Hungary became an active member of the operational decision-making body of the organisation.
The year 2014 is all about laying a basis for large-scale cycling developments to be implemented in the years to come, Minister of State for Infrastructure Pál Völner said at a professional event presenting the Cycling Development Programme entitled ‘Cycling is an Experience!’ (Bringázni Élmény!) held in Budapest on 23 January, 2014. Under the guidance of the Transport Development Coordination Centre, feasibility and policy-making studies are to be made and the Cyclist Registration System is to be updated.
Thanks to modernisation and reorganisations, the annual costs of government IT services have been reduced by over HUF 20 billion, Minister of State for Infocommunication Vilmos Vályi-Nagy revealed at a press conference presenting the free mobile application EFO 2014 – Simplified Employment Registration, held in Budapest on 16 January, 2014.