Market Study to Strengthen Economic Cooperation in the Energy Sector

Client: Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (EKN), Nairobi Implementation period: 2014 - 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage:  Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy, Renewable Energy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Elske Veenstra How can the Dutch private sector catalyze investment to develop business in the Kenyan energy sector? This project developed a comprehensive analysis of the energy sector in Kenya, as well…

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…

EU Energy Governance for the Future

Client: European Parliament - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2014 - 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Climate Change Topic: Energy Policy, Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Stephan Slingerland, Jessica Yearwood, Koen Rademaekers How does EU energy governance perform in terms of transparency, accountability, effectiveness and coherence? The main objective of this…

Potential Manpower Bottlenecks in the Oil & Gas Industry

Client: EC - DG Energy Implementation period: 2012 - 2013 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Jessica Yearwood, Koen Rademaekers, Katarina Svatikova What manpower bottlenecks does the oil & gas industry face and how can they be addressed? The aim of this study was to identify the key challenges and issues faced by the petroleum…

Market study for a voluntary common EU certification scheme for the energy performance of non-residential buildings

Client: EC - DG Energy Implementation period: 2013 - 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Jessica Yearwood, Koen Rademaekers, Rob Williams, Katarina Svatikova What are the market needs and wants for a voluntary common EU certification scheme for the energy performance of non-residential buildings? The aim of this study was to provide a…

Development of a European Energy Efficiency Index

Client: European Environment Agency Implementation period: 2015 - 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Jessica Yearwood, Koen Rademaekers How do we measure the EU’s progress towards its energy savings target? The EEA currently reports on the progress towards energy efficiency targets of the EU and individual Member States in its annual report on…

Low-carbon transition in the Energy Sector

Client: European Environment Agency Implementation period: 2014 - 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Climate Change Topic: Energy Policy, Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Jessica Yearwood, Koen Rademaekers What is the impact of the current power sector on the transition to greener energy? The fossil fuel dependency of Europe’s energy infrastructure produces a great barrier to…

Energy Union: Key decisions for the realisation of fully integrated energy market

Client: European Parliament - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2015 - 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Luc van Nuffel, Jessica Yearwood, Koen Rademaekers How can the EU advance the realisation of a fully integrated internal energy market? In February 2015 the European Commission introduced the Energy Union package…

Minimum thermal efficiency standards for rental properties

Client: GIZ Implementation period: 2015 - 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Jessica Yearwood, Luc van Nuffel, Koen Rademaekers Should Ireland implement minimum thermal efficiency standards for rental properties? The aim of this project, led by Element Energy, was to evaluate the feasibility and impact of setting minimum thermal efficiency performance standards in…

Scrutiny of Current EU and Member State Instruments for addressing Energy Poverty

Client: European Parliament - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2015 - 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Spain, United Kingdom Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Luc van Nuffel Energy poverty refers to those households unable to access a required level of energy services The purpose of this…