Local investment options in Energy Efficiency

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2011 – 2012 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Rob Williams, Katarina Svatikova, Jessica Yearwood Travezán Identifying best practices for local investment options in sustainable energy in buildings in the EU Several programmes have been set up across the EU to overcome market failures…

Fiscal instruments to stimulate a more circular economy

Client: Environment and Forestry Directorate of the Scottish government Implementation period: 2014 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Scotland Theme:  Environment Topic: Circular Economy & Resource Efficiency Experts:  Rob Williams How can fiscal instruments stimulate the circular economy in Scotland? The purpose of this project was to examine the role of fiscal instruments in maximising the duration for which materials…

Compilation of ‘transport success stories’ to reduce health and environmental impacts

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2015 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Austria, Denmark, Europe, France, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Jeroen van der Laan What success stories exist for reducing the health and environmental impacts of transport in Europe? This study compiled cases of actions that can…

Fitness Check Evaluation and Impact Assessment of Planning, Reporting and Monitoring for the Energy Union

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2015 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Elske Veenstra, Koen Rademaekers, Katarina Svatikova, Laura Baroni What are the reporting obligations in the European energy acquis? The purpose of this study was to map and analyse the distribution of the reporting obligation in…

Mid-term Evaluation of the functioning and implementation of the emergency oil stocks Council Directive 2009/119/EC

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2015 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Austria, Cyprus, European Union, Romania, Spain, The Netherlands, United Kingdom Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Jurgen Vermeulen Are Member States able to ensure petroleum oil stocks to consumers in case of emergencies? This project focused on the Directive 2009/119/EC, which gives the…

Assistance for the identification of potential Projects of Common Interest (PCIs) in the field of electricity infrastructure

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2012 – 2013 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic:  Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Koen Rademaekers, Stephan Slingerland How can Projects of Common Interest (PCIs) be chosen? In 2012, the European Council and the European Parliament adopted an Infrastructure Regulation which established detailed guidelines for the selection of trans-European…

Capitalisation of Energy Efficiency Projects from Interreg Ivc

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2012 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Rob Williams How can barriers to energy efficiency improvements be overcome? This project entailed an extensive and detailed analysis of energy efficiency projects supported by the programme Interreg IVC of the European Union. This research…

Smart CO2 Transformation (SCOT)

Client: European Commission – DG Research & Innovation (RTD) Implementation period: 2013 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Energy Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Elske Veenstra What is required in terms of research and in terms of new policy to create large-scale transformation of industrial CO2 emissions into value-added products? SCOT (Smart CO2…

A new Research & Innovation agenda on climate change, resource efficiency and raw materials

Client: European Commission – DG Research & Innovation (RTD) Implementation period: 2013 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Environment Topic: Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Resource Efficiency Experts:  Katarina Svatikova, Irati Artola, Stephan Slingerland, Tycho Smit How can the EU become a research and innovation leader in the fields of climate, resource efficiency and raw…