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Selecting Indicators to Measure Energy Poverty

Energy strategy
05/2016

Energy poverty is a raising policy issue across the EU. To understand the extent and depth of the problem of affordability of energy services better indicators are needed. The report recommends four key indicators to measure the number of households in energy poverty. These indicators are tested and computed for the Netherlands, Slovakia, Spain and Italy using currently available data.

Report | Annex 1 Methodology and Technical Report | Annex 4 Interviews

Analysis of the manuals of procedures for the permit granting process applicable to projects of common interest prepared under Art.9 Regulation No 347/2013

Infrastructure
05/2016

The main purpose of this study is to examine the permit granting process for PCIs in the Member States and to assess their compliance with the specific schemes and requirements laid out in the TENE Reg.

Overview report

Study on regulatory matters concerning the development of the North Sea offshore energy potential

Renewable energy
05/2016

The exploitation of wind energy resources from offshore generation in the North and Irish Sea represents an opportunity for the European Union to increase the share of renewable energy generation and, at the same time, support the economic growth and the creation of sustainable jobs.

Study

Study on Energy Efficiency in Enterprises: Energy Audits and Energy Management Systems

Energy Efficiency
04/2016

Article 8 of the Energy Efficiency Directive addresses energy audits and energy management systems in the European Member States. This study provides an overview of the national implementation of Article 8 across the EU-28, covering the situation for both large enterprises and SMEs.

Study

Study on comparative review of investment conditions for electricity and gas Transmission System Operators (TSOs) in the EU

Oil, gas and coal, Infrastructure
04/2016

The overall objective of the assignment is to assess the investment requirements of the European TSOs in relation to their financing capabilities.

Study

Identification of future CO2 infrastructure networks

Energy Efficiency, Oil, gas and coal, Infrastructure
04/2016

As set out in the technical specifications, the objectives of the project are to ‘collect and to analyse primarily legal information, as well as technical, environmental and economic data linked to carbon dioxide infrastructure, to develop necessary criteria and process for carbon dioxide (CO2) cross-border infrastructure projects at the EU-level’.

Final report

Economic analysis of costs and benefits of approaches to enhancing the bargaining power of EU buyers in the wholesale markets of natural gas

Markets and consumers, Oil, gas and coal
04/2016

This study assesses effects and impacts of collective purchasing and other arrangements to improve outcomes for buyers in EU wholesale natural gas markets.

Report

Mapping and analyses of the current and future (2020 - 2030) heating/cooling fuel deployment (fossil/renewables)

Energy Efficiency
04/2016

These are the interim results of the study characterizing the fuel consumption (WP1) and technologies (WP2) used in the heating/cooling sector in EU28+3. The scenario analysis at the time horizon 2020 and 2030 is under preparation.

Summary

Report 1

Report 2

 

Review study on the Regulation (EC) No 1222/2009 on the labelling of tyres

Energy Efficiency
03/2016

This document presents the results of a study in support of the review of the tyre labelling Regulation (EC) N° 1222/2009 that has assessed the effectiveness of this Regulation in terms of achieving market transformation and other relevant aspects, including the issues that should be assessed according to mandatory requirements in Article 14 of the Regulation, and the possibility of adaption of the grip grading of tyres, primarily regarding tyres designed to perform better in ice and/or snow.

Study

The land use change impact of biofuels consumed in the EU

Renewable energy
03/2016

As Indirect Land Use change (ILUC) can only be modelled not measured, the aim of this study was to model land use change and its greenhouse gas emissions related to biofuels consumed in the EU.

Study

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