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 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 climate policy within the real economy? This…

Inventory of Revolving Funds for Energy & Climate Change

Client: Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment Implementation period: 2013 - 2013 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Netherlands Theme:  Energy, Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Renewable Energy Experts:  How did revolving funds for energy and climate evolve in recent years? In the summer of 2012, the Dutch agency AgentschapNL did an inventory of the existing revolving funds for energy and…

Evaluation of the Sustainable Energy Activities of Stichting DOEN

Client: Stichting DOEN Implementation period: 2013 - 2013 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Netherlands Theme:  Energy Topic: Renewable Energy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Stephan Slingerland 100% Clean Energy: the business model of Qurrent Qurrent is a daughter company of Stichting DOEN, self-proclaimed as ‘Energy company of the future’. It delivers green energy at cost price and helps customers save energy and generate…

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…

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…

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…

Literature review on GHG emissions trading and policy evaluations

Client: European Environment Agency Implementation period: 2014 - 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Climate Change Topic: Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Stephan Slingerland To what extent has the EU ETS driven GHG abatement in the short and long term? The EU ETS has been subject to increasing levels of scrutiny as the policy…

Assessment of Photovoltaics (PV)

Client: EC - DG Research & Innovation Implementation period: 2016 - 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Renewable Energy Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Koen Rademaekers, Onne Hoogland, Jessica Yearwood Can the European solar PV industry regain its leading position? This report discusses the current state of the European and global photovoltaics sector along the value chain and…