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:  Climate Change, Energy Topic: Energy Policy, Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Stephan Slingerland, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Koen Rademaekers How does EU energy governance perform in terms of transparency, accountability, effectiveness and coherence? The main objective of…

Facilitating green skills and jobs in developing countries: Issues, stocktaking and recommendations

Client: Agence Française de Développement (AFD) Implementation period: 2014 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Private: Katarina Svatikova, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Koen Rademaekers How to facilitate the transition to a sustainable economy in developing countries by promoting green jobs & skills ? The study aimed to provide a knowledge base regarding the role of green jobs and…

Technology options for deep seabed exploitation: Tackling economic, environmental and societal challenges

Client: European Parliament – Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA) Implementation period: 2014 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Biodiversity & Natural Capital Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Private: Katarina Svatikova What is the potential of deep-sea exploration and exploitation and how can the EU tackle the associated challenges? The objective of the study was to analyse…

The efficient functioning of waste markets in the European Union – legislative and policy options

Client: European Commission – DG Environment Implementation period: 2015 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Circular Economy & Resource Efficiency Experts:  Private: Katarina Svatikova, Rob Williams, Irati Artola What are the obstacles and regulatory failures affecting the functioning of waste markets in the EU and how can these be tackled? The study, led by Arcadis…

Financial instruments for industrial resource efficiency

Client: World Bank/International Finance Corporation Implementation period: 2014 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Jordan Theme:  Energy, Environment Topic: Energy Efficiency, Circular Economy & Resource Efficiency Experts:  Private: Katarina Svatikova, Rob Williams Promoting resource and energy efficiency through financial instruments – Jordan case study The objective of the project (led by AMEC) was to develop an approach and toolkit on…

Supporting the Impact Assessment of the Communication on resource efficiency opportunities in the building sector

Client: DG Environment – European Commission Implementation period: 2012 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Circular Economy & Resource Efficiency Experts:  Private: Katarina Svatikova Assessing the impacts of an EU voluntary and mandatory framework for the assessment of the environmental performance of buildings The study (led by Copenhagen Resource Institute) supported the Commission in its…

Nowcasting and target setting of resource efficiency indicators

Client: European Commission – DG Environment Implementation period: 2011 – 2013 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Circular Economy & Resource Efficiency Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Private: Katarina Svatikova Nowcasting and early estimates of resource efficiency indicators Nowcasting involves using more recent data as a proxy, trend extrapolation and other techniques to produce estimates (nowcasts) of indicators from…

Mapping resource prices, the past and the future

Client: European Commission – DG Environment Implementation period: 2011 – 2012 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Environment Topic: Circular Economy & Resource Efficiency Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Private: Katarina Svatikova What were the past price trends of major resources and how will their prices evolve by 2020? The study examined real price changes in over 20 resources over the last…

Potential manpower bottlenecks in the oil & gas industry

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2012 – 2013 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Koen Rademaekers, Private: 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…