Development of a European Energy Efficiency Index

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2015 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, 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…

Low-carbon transition in the energy sector

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2014 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Climate Change, Energy Topic: Energy Policy, Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, 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…

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 Travezán, 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…

Minimum thermal efficiency standards for rental properties

Client: Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) Implementation period: 2015 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, 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…

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: Bulgaria, European Union, 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…

Baseline Analysis on skills & jobs in sustainable energy

Client: German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) Implementation period: 2014 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Grenada, Saint Lucia Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Jessica Yearwood Travezán 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…

BRIDGE in sustainable energy and information and communication technologies

Client: Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) Implementation period: 2014 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago Theme:  Energy Topic: Renewable Energy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Jessica Yearwood Travezán 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…

Energy Efficient Products Facility

Client: European Commission – Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) Implementation period: 2013 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Jessica Yearwood Travezán 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…

Local investment options in Energy Efficiency

Client: European Commission – 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 Travezán 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…