Study on energy technology dependence

Client: EC - DG RTD Implementation period: 2016 - 2017 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Renewable Energy, Energy Policy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Onne Hoogland What are the European energy technology dependencies, and how can those be measured? This study will be the first to assess dependence on energy technology in Europe. The objective is to better…

Evaluation of the TEN-E regulation and assessing the impacts of alternative policy scenarios

Client: EC - DG Energy Implementation period: 2016 - 2017 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Jessica Yearwood, Rob Williams, Luc van Nuffel Evaluating the Regulation on Trans-European Energy Networks The assignment consists of a thorough review of the regulation EU 347/2013 and the assessment of various alternative policy options. The Trans-European Energy Networks…

Review of the default EU primary energy factor (PEF) referred to in Directive 2012/27/EU

Client: EC - DG Energy Implementation period: 2015 - 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Luc van Nuffel Evaluation of primary energy factor calculation options for electricity The goal of this study was to evaluate different options for the calculation of the primary energy factor (PEF) for electricity, in the context of the Energy…

CarbonNext: next generation of carbon for industry

Client: European Commission – DG RTD Implementation period: 2016 - 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Environment, Circular Economy, Resource Efficiency Topic: Circular Economy & Resource Efficiency Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Elske Veenstra, Jessica Yearwood Responding to Europe's two carbon challenges Europe faces two carbon challenges: it needs to curb carbon emissions to mitigate climate change, and at…

Boosting Building Renovation

Client: EP - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2016 - 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy, Energy Efficiency Experts:  Jessica Yearwood, Irati Artola, Rob Williams Boosting Building Renovation: What potential and value for Europe? The paper consists of a thorough review of the state of the European building stock and…

Developing forward-looking information and sustainable transitions knowledge base

Client: European Environment Agency Implementation period: 2016 - 2016 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Lisa Eichler How can a better knowledge base and forward-looking information on systemic sustainability transitions help inform future policy-making? The overall objective of the project is to support building knowledge base and platform for forward-looking information (PFLI). More specifically,…

Expert Assistance with indicators, analysis and assessment in support of monitoring the 7th Environmental Action Plan via an annual EEA report – Phase 3

Client: European Environment Agency Implementation period: 2015 - 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Lisa Eichler, Rob Williams Supporting the EEA in monitoring the 7th Environment Action Programme The EEA is developing a series of annual indicator-based reports for the period 2016-2019 in order to support the monitoring of priority objectives of the…

Shifting private finance towards climate-friendly investments

Client: EC - DG Climate Implementation period: 2014 - 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union, Global Theme:  Climate Change, Energy Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Mitigation, Renewable Energy Experts:  Lisa Eichler, Rob Williams The current share of climate-friendly assets in the portfolios of EU institutional investors is tiny (at best between 1-2%) - What policy tools can help shift…

Study on the Macroeconomics of Energy and Climate Policies

Client: European Commission – DG ENERGY Implementation period: 2016 - 2016 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Climate Change Topic: Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Markets, Energy Policy, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Jeroen van der Laan, Lisa Eichler, Onne Hoogland How can we best model the interactions of European energy and…

Efficiency and Emissions: Prospective Scenarios for the Aluminium Industry in the EU and Iceland

Client: European Commission, JRC Institute for Energy and Transport (JRC-IET) Implementation period: 2013 - 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Energy Topic: Energy Policy, Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Stephan Slingerland, Koen Rademaekers What does the European aluminium industry look like towards 2050? This project performed an in-depth analysis of the technological…