Adaptation of the energy system to climate change

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Climate Change, Energy Topic: Energy Policy, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Experts:  Matthew Smith, Federica Gerber, Graeme Nicholls How resilient is the European energy system to future climate change? This project has addressed the issue of climate change adaptation and the energy system. Increases…

Assessment of business case & due dilligence for district heating in Arnhem

Client: City of Arnhem, Province Gelderland & PPM Oost Implementation period: 2016 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Energy Topic: Renewable Energy Experts:  Onne Hoogland, Hans Bolscher Assessing the viability and required steps to realise a new district heating network in Arnhem The City of Arnhem was investigating the possibility of a major new heat pipeline (backbone…

Study on energy technology dependence

Client: European Commission – DG Research & Innovation (RTD) Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Renewable Energy, Energy Policy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Onne Hoogland, Perla C. Torres Vega, Federica Gerber, Stephan Slingerland What are the European energy technology dependencies, and how can those be measured? This study will be the first to…

Evaluation of the TEN-E Regulation

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2016 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Rob Williams, Luc van Nuffel, Carmen van den Berg A thorough review of the Regulation EU 347/2013 concerning trans-European energy networks The Trans-European Energy Networks (TEN-E) regulation identifies priority corridors and thematic areas of…

Review of the default EU Primary Energy Factor (PEF) referred to in Directive 2012/27/EU

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2015 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Luc van Nuffel Evaluation of primary energy factor calculation options for electricity The European Commission has set the target in the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) DIRECTIVE 2012/27/EU to reduce EU primary energy consumption in 2020 by 20%…

Boosting Building Renovation

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2016 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency, Energy Policy Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Irati Artola, Rob Williams Boosting Building Renovation: What potential and value for Europe? This study was commissioned with the goal to give a thorough review of the state…

Supporting the EEA in monitoring the 7th Environment Action Programme

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2015 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Lisa Eichler, Rob Williams Expert assistance with indicators, analysis and assessment in support of monitoring the 7th Environmental Action Plan via an annual EEA report – Phase 3 The EEA developed a series of annual indicator-based reports for the…

Study on the macroeconomics of energy and climate policies

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2015 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency, Energy Markets, Renewable Energy, Energy Policy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Jeroen van der Laan, Lisa Eichler, Onne Hoogland, Carmen van den Berg How can we best model the interactions of European energy and climate policy within the real economy?…

Efficiency and emissions: Prospective scenarios for the aluminium industry in the EU and Iceland

Client: European Commission – JRC Institute for Energy and Transport (JRC-IET) Implementation period: 2013 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Energy Topic: Energy Policy, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Stephan Slingerland, Koen Rademaekers What does the European aluminium industry look like towards 2050? This project performed an in-depth analysis of the…

Economic impacts of shale gas in the Netherlands

Client: Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) Implementation period: 2013 – 2013 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Stephan Slingerland, Hans Bolscher What are the potential economic impacts of the developments in extraction of shale gas on the Netherlands and Europe? The rapid developments in shale gas in the United States at the…