Technical assistance to develop a tool for assessing energy efficiency policies and measures

Client: EC – DG Energy Implementation period: 2019 – 2021 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Policy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Perla C. Torres Vega, Andreea Beznea Will the energy efficiency policies in place be enough to reach the 2020 and 2030 targets? Energy efficiency is the key pillar of…

Impact assessment study on EU institutional partnerships under Horizon Europe: Clean Hydrogen

Client: EC – DG Research and Innovation Implementation period: 2019 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Environment Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Matthew Smith, João Gorenstein Dedecca, Natalie Janzow, Liliana Guevara Opinska, Frank Gerard Can an institutionalised partnership effectively promote the deployment of hydrogen technologies in power, industry and transport? The Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking…

MDB Climate Finance Methodology Consultancy

Client: European Investment Bank Implementation period: 2019 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Climate Finance Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan How can we strengthening the guidance to track climate mitigation finance? Since 2011, the Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) joined forces to develop a methodology for tracking their…

Opportunities arising from the inclusion of Hydrogen Energy Technologies in the National Energy & Climate Plans

Client: Fuel Cells and Hydrogen 2 Joint Undertaking (FCH 2 JU) Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Policy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Luc van Nuffel, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Tycho Smit, Frank Gerard To what extent can hydrogen technologies lead to increased jobs, growth, environmental sustainability and energy security? The transition to a…

Reviewing options to expand the Dutch Stimulation of Sustainable Energy Production subsidy scheme (SDE++)

Client: Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) Implementation period: 2019 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Renewable Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Onne Hoogland, Tycho Smit, Joris Moerenhout How will the SDE+ subsidy scheme be expanded to meet the Dutch climate goals?…

Gas market upgrading and modernisation – Regulatory framework for LNG terminal

Client: EC – DG Energy Implementation period: 2019 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Markets, Energy Policy Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Luc van Nuffel, Jessica Yearwood Travezán Can an efficient LNG market ensure security and diversity of energy supply throughout Europe? LNG imports enhance the diversity of supply and competition in the EU gas market.…

Evaluation of the EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2020

Client: EC – DG Environment Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment, Biodiversity and Natural Capital, Environment Policy Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Kym Whiteoak, Rob Williams, Laura Baroni, Graeme Nicholls How well is EU policy tackling biodiversity loss? This project will evaluate the progress made by the EU and its Member States towards meeting…

Mapping objectives in the field of environmental taxation and budgetary reform: Internalisation of environmental external costs

Client: EC – DG Environment Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment, Biodiversity and Natural Capital, Environment Policy Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Kym Whiteoak, Graeme Nicholls, Andreea Beznea Can we design and implement more market-based instruments to better address environmental challenges in the EU? Market-based instruments (MBIs) are policy instruments that use markets, prices…

Financial support for electricity generation & CHP from solid Biomass

Client: Natural Resource Defence Council (NRDC) Implementation period: 2019 – 2019 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Policy, Renewable Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Matthew Smith, Tycho Smit To what extent do EU countries provide financial incentives for the use of solid biomass for electricity and heat production ? Bioenergy plays a large role in the European…

Analysis and communication of progress on Resource Efficiency and Green Economy

Client: EC – DG Environment Implementation period: 2018 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment, Environment Policy, Resource Efficiency Topic: Green Growth, Green Skills & Jobs Experts:  Rob Williams, Laura Baroni, Tycho Smit Does the Green economy contribute to the protection of the Environment in the EU? The European Union has a wide variety of Environment policies,…

Study to identify and assess the feasibility of measures to enhance the impact of Directive 2006/66/EC

Client: EC – DG Environment Implementation period: 2018 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment, Circular Economy, Environment Policy Topic: Circular Economy Experts:  Private: Jurgen Vermeulen, Tycho Smit, William Keeling Powering up measures on the environmental performance of batteries and their waste. Batteries are becoming an increasingly utilised and important technology for contemporary society, ever since the…

Circular economy in EU-Africa cooperation

Client: EC – DG Environment Implementation period: 2018 – 2021 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment, Circular Economy, Resource Efficiency Topic: Circular Economy & Resource Efficiency Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Irati Artola, Tycho Smit, William Keeling How can EU-Africa cooperation programmes and partnerships be fostered to promote the transition to a circular economy? There are a lot on interdependencies…