Baseline Analysis on skills & jobs in sustainable energy

Client: GIZ Implementation period: 2014 - 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage:  Theme:  Energy Topic: Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Jessica Yearwood A switch towards sustainable energy in the Caribbean requires a skilled workforce This assignment aimed to provide a comprehensive picture of the current human capital and employment opportunities (and the needed skills) related to sustainable energy…

BRIDGE in Sustainable Energy and Information and Communication Technologies

Client: Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) Implementation period: 2014 - 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage:  Theme:  Energy Topic: Renewable Energy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Jessica Yearwood Building capacity and Regional Integration for the Development of a Generation of Entrepreneurs (BRIDGE) The demand for energy in the Caribbean region is expected to increase by 3.2% annually in the next two decades. Similarly,…

Energy Efficient Products Facility

Client: The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) Implementation period: 2013 - 2016 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Jessica Yearwood Providing reliable information on EU energy efficiency product policy The Energy Efficient Products Facility (EEPF) aims to provide both information and guidance to different stakeholders including consumers, retailers and…

Local investment options in Energy Efficiency

Client: EC- DG Energy Implementation period: 2011 - 2012 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Rob Williams, Katarina Svatikova, Jessica Yearwood Identifying best practices for local investment options in sustainable energy in buildings in the EU Several programmes have been set up across the EU to overcome market failures and inefficient enforcement…

Fitness Check Evaluation and Impact Assessment of Planning, Reporting and Monitoring for the Energy Union

Client: EC - DG Energy Implementation period: 2016 - 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Elske Veenstra, Koen Rademaekers, Katarina Svatikova, Laura Baroni What are the reporting obligations in the European energy acquis? The purpose of this study was to map and analyse the distribution of the reporting obligation in the…

Mid-term evaluation of the functioning and implementation of the emergency oil stocks Council Directive 2009/119/EC

Client: EC - DG Energy Implementation period: 2015 - 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union, Austria, Cyprus, Netherlands, Romania, Spain, United Kingdom Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Jurgen Vermeulen, Are Member States able to ensure petroleum oil stocks to consumers in case of emergencies? This project focused on the Directive 2009/119/EC, which gives the obligation to…

Assistance for the Identification of Potential Projects of Common Interest (PCI) in the Field of Electricity Infrastructure

Client: EC - DG Energy Implementation period: 2012 - 2013 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Renewable Energy||Energy Policy Experts:  Jessica Yearwood, Koen Rademaekers, Stephan Slingerland How can Projects of Common Interest (PCIs) be chosen? In 2012, the European Council and the European Parliament adopted an Infrastructure Regulation which established detailed guidelines for the selection of trans-European…

Capitalisation of Energy Efficiency Projects from Interreg Ivc

Client: EC - DG Energy Implementation period: 2012 - 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Rob Williams How can barriers to energy efficiency improvements be overcome? This project entailed an extensive and detailed analysis of energy efficiency projects supported by the programme Interreg IVC of the European Union. This research tried…

Smart CO2 Transformation (SCOT)

Client: EC - DG Research & innovation (RTD) Implementation period: 2013 - 2016 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Elske Veenstra What is required in terms of research and in terms of new policy to create large scale transformation of industrial CO2 emissions into value-added products? SCOT (Smart CO2…