Workshop on potential of electricity demand response

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2017 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Koen Rademaekers, Luc van Nuffel What is the potential of electricity demand response in the EU? The aim of this assignment was to prepare a workshop on “The potential…

Workshop on post-2020 CO2 emission targets for cars and vans

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) Implementation period: 2018 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers What is the right level of ambition regarding post-2020 emission targets of the road transport sector? In November 2017, the European Commission proposed a…

Workshop national strategies for renewables

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Renewable Energy Experts:  Luc van Nuffel, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Koen Rademaekers How do national strategies for renewable energy sources relate to energy efficiency targets and other relevant climate and energy policies? The EU has set…

Workshop EU energy independence, security of supply and diversification of sources

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2016 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Koen Rademaekers, Luc van Nuffel How can we potentially tackle the EU gas import dependence, to enhance security of supply? The aim of this assignment was to prepare a…

Urban adaptation finance case studies

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2016 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Experts:  Lisa Eichler What practical examples are there regarding financing mechanisms for urban climate adaptation? The objective of this project was to contribute to the EEA’s work on urban adaptation, by providing practical examples…

Update of selected chapters of the EMEP/EEA air pollutant emission inventory guidebook

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2016 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Lisa Eichler How can the methodology to report on annual emissions caused by solvents and non-ferrous metals be improved? The project aimed to gather the latest available information on emission inventory methodologies with regard to solvents and non-ferrous metals…

Update an UNDP methodology to map private climate finance flows

Client: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Implementation period: 2019 – 2019 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Chile, Ecuador, Vietnam Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan How can we improve climate finance tracking methodologies in order to support countries in their NDC implementation? According to a range of studies, the financial sums involved in a rapid shift…

TTIP impacts on European energy markets and manufacturing industries

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2014 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Stephan Slingerland, Koen Rademaekers Will the TTIP affect security of energy supply, internal markets and policy, or renewable energy sectors? This study aimed to assess whether (and to what extent) European energy…

Transmission tariffs and congestion income policies

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2016 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Luc van Nuffel What is the impact of diverging transmission tariff structures in EU Member States? This study was prepared with the overall objective to support the European Commission in the impact assessment exercise concerning…

Trans-European gas infrastructure in the light of the 2050 decarbonisation targets

Client: EC – DG Energy Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Markets Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Luc van Nuffel, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Tycho Smit What are the impacts of decarbonisation for Trans-European gas infrastructure? The required sharp decrease in CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 may drastically reduce the share…

Towards the $100 billion: Measuring climate finance

Client: Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (BZ) Implementation period: 2013 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Elske Veenstra, Jeroen van der Laan How will we report on the $100 billion climate finance target? The agreement at the COP21 in Paris reaffirmed: developed countries will mobilise $100 billion a year…

The role of sector coupling in the decarbonisation of the EU energy system

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research & Energy Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Markets, Energy Policy Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Luc van Nuffel, Rob Williams, Tycho Smit, João Gorenstein Dedecca Sector coupling can improve the robustness of the energy system and reduce the costs of decarbonisation The EU strives…