Establishment of an MRV framework for climate finance in El Salvador

Client: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: El Salvador Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Private: Niclas Gottmann Preparing El Salvador for (international) climate finance: development of a monitoring, reporting, and verification (MRV) system The Paris Climate Agreement saw…

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

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action/DG Environment Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Environment Topic: Climate Finance, Biodiversity & Natural Capital, Environmental Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Private: Katarina Svatikova, Private: Federica Gerber, Foivos Petsinaris What will the post-2020 LIFE programme look like? As the current programming period of LIFE (2014-2020) is…

National approach and architecture for climate finance in El Salvador

Client: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: El Salvador Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Private: Niclas Gottmann Preparing El Salvador for (international) climate finance: drawing up a strategic roadmap and designing an inter-institutional architecture The Paris Climate Agreement…

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:  Private: Jurgen Vermeulen, Private: 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…

Future energy indicators for the European Environment Agency

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: Europe 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 Travezán, Private: Elske Veenstra What indicators best measure progress towards the EU’s energy objectives? This project involved…

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 Travezán, 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…

Workshop EU energy independence, security of supply and diversification of sources

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2016 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Koen Rademaekers, Luc van Nuffel How can we potentially tackle the EU gas import dependence, to enhance security of supply? The aim of this assignment was to prepare a…

Workshop on potential of electricity demand response

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2017 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Koen Rademaekers, Luc van Nuffel What is the potential of electricity demand response in the EU? The aim of this assignment was to prepare a workshop on “The potential…

Transmission tariffs and congestion income policies

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2016 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Luc van Nuffel What is the impact of diverging transmission tariff structures in EU Member States? This study was prepared with the overall objective to support the European Commission in the impact assessment exercise concerning…

Evaluation of the Water Framework Directive and associated directives

Client: European Commission – DG Environment Implementation period: 2018 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Private: Jurgen Vermeulen, Private: Federica Gerber, Koen Rademaekers, Graeme Nicholls, Kym Whiteoak How well has the EU freshwater policy framework succeeded in ensuring ‘good’ freshwater? EU Freshwater Policy aims to protect our waters from the…