Evaluation of the Access to Energy Fund

Client: Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (BZ) Implementation period: 2016 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Sub-Saharan Africa, The Netherlands Theme:  Energy Topic: Renewable Energy Experts:  Jurgen Vermeulen, Elske Veenstra How well is the Dutch Access to Energy Fund performing? In 2004, the Dutch government committed to providing 10 million people in developing countries with modern forms of sustainable energy…

Future energy indicators for the European Environment Agency

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency, Energy Markets, Renewable Energy, Energy Policy, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Resource Efficiency, Circular Economy Experts:  Rob Williams, Jessica Yearwood, Elske Veenstra What indicators best measure progress towards the EU’s energy objectives? The project involves the…

European energy industry investments

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2016 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Markets, Renewable Energy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Jessica Yearwood, Luc van Nuffel Which policies can facilitate the realisation of the required investments in the electricity sector? This study was prepared at the request of the…

Workshop national strategies for renewables

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Renewable Energy Experts:  Luc van Nuffel, Jessica Yearwood, Koen Rademaekers How do national strategies for renewable energy sources relate to energy efficiency targets and other relevant climate and energy policies? The EU has set a…

Shifting private finance towards climate-friendly investments

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2014 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union, Global Theme:  Climate Change, Energy Topic: Renewable Energy, Climate Finance, Climate Change Mitigation 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…

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: Energy Efficiency, Energy Markets, Renewable Energy, 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…

Inventory of revolving funds for energy & climate change

Client: Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment (IenM) Implementation period: 2013 – 2013 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy 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 climate change,…

Evaluation of the Sustainable Energy Activities of Stichting DOEN

Client: DOEN Foundation (Stichting DOEN) Implementation period: 2013 – 2013 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The 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…

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: 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 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…