ITM and Energy Community sign coop agreement

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The Ministry of Innovation and Technology (ITM) and the Vienna-based Energy Community Secretariat signed a cooperation agreement on Monday on establishing a knowledge center to help green transition in the Western Balkans, state secretary Attila Steiner said according to a report by news agency MTI.

The parties will work together to create the "Center of Excellence in Green Transition for the Western Balkans (CEGT)" in Budapest. The knowledge center will support the concept of the circular economy and help integrate Hungarian expertise, innovation, and best practices into the green economy, energy, and climate policy initiatives of Western Balkan countries, Steiner said.

Within the framework of the cooperation, it will be possible to address significant regional problems, and Hungarian companies will be able to participate in investment projects, he added.

Director of the Energy Community Secretariat, Janez Kopac said the signing of the agreement confirms the commitment of Hungary and the Energy Community to the future of the Western Balkans based on clean energy and a sustainable economy.

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