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…

Funding support to TI’s Latin-American chapters on climate finance integrity

Client: Transparency International (TI) Implementation period: 2014 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Mexico, Peru Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Hans Bolscher How can funding for tracking climate finance be obtained? The aim of this project was to provide support to the Latin America Chapters of Transparency International in identifying donors and accessing funding to…

Assessment of agro-export SMEs’ perception of climate change and their adaptation strategies

Client: International Trade Centre (ITC) Implementation period: 2013 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Peru Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Stephan Slingerland Can cacao and coffee exporters in Peru cope with climate change? The study aimed at analyzing the level of awareness, vulnerability and capacity to adapt of agro importers to climate…

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…

Assessing the implications of climate change adaptation on employment in the EU

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2013 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Environment Topic: Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience, Environmental Policy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Rob Williams, Katarina Svatikova, Jessica Yearwood Travezán How many jobs will be lost in the EU as a consequence of climate change? The objective of this project…