Impact of the use of the biomethane and of the hydrogen potential on trans-European infrastructure

Client: EC – DG Energy Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Markets Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Luc van Nuffel, Onne Hoogland, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, João Gorenstein Dedecca, Tycho Smit Can the injection of renewable gases into European gas networks support the energy transition, and what are the economic and technical implications? The…

Trans-European gas infrastructure in the light of the 2050 decarbonisation targets

Client: EC – DG Energy Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Markets Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Luc van Nuffel, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Tycho Smit What are the impacts of decarbonisation for Trans-European gas infrastructure? The required sharp decrease in CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 may drastically reduce the share…

Evaluation of Waste Shipment Regulation (WSR)

Client: EC – DG Environment Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment, Circular Economy, Resource Efficiency Topic: Circular Economy Experts:  Rob Williams, Private: Katarina Svatikova, Irati Artola, William Keeling How has the Waste Shipment Regulation and the Regulation (EC) No 1418/2007 performed so far? The project (the report is expected to be published by…

Policy dialogue to support investment in energy efficiency in residential buildings in Ukraine

Client: European Regional Development Bank Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Efficiency Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Private: Katarina Svatikova Helping Ukraine develop energy efficiency in buildings legislation in line with the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) The overall aim of this technical assistance assignment was to amend components of the legislative…

The role of sector coupling in the decarbonisation of the EU energy system

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research & Energy Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Markets, Energy Policy Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Luc van Nuffel, Rob Williams, Tycho Smit, João Gorenstein Dedecca Sector coupling can improve the robustness of the energy system and reduce the costs of decarbonisation The EU strives…

Ex-ante impact assessment of the post-2020 financial instrument for environment and climate (LIFE) – extension

Client: EC – DG Environment & DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Private: Katarina Svatikova, Foivos Petsinaris, Rob Williams, Liliana Guevara Opinska, Private: Federica Gerber How could a Network of National Contact Points support MS participation in the LIFE programme? Launched in 1992, LIFE…

Support for the development of a national energy efficiency action plan for Belarus

Client: EBRD Implementation period: 2018 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: Belarus Theme:  Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Policy, Renewable Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Private: Katarina Svatikova What are the reporting obligations in the European energy acquis? The overall aim of the project is to assist the Department for Energy Efficiency of the State Committee for Standardization of the Republic…

Mid-term evaluation of Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP)

Client: UK – Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Sub-Saharan Africa Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Finance Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan, Private: Niclas Gottmann Does the Renewable Energy Performance Platform hit its ‘sweet-spot’? The objective of this assignment was the execution of a…

Economic impact of climate change in Palestine

Client: Agriconsulting Europe S.A. Implementation period: 2016 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Palestine Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience, Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Climate Finance Topic: Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Experts:  Private: Laura Baroni What are the economic impacts of climate change on the Palestinian economy? This assignment was a deliverable of national activities implemented…

Development of a MRV system to support the implementation of NDC’s to the UNFCCC for Barbados and St Vincent and the Grenadines

Client: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Implementation period: 2016 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Caribbean Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Climate Finance Topic: Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan How to measure progress on NDC commitments under the Paris Agreement? The long-term objective for Barbados and St Vincent and…