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  • Ecofys and partners develop new database of International Cooperative Initiatives

    17/09/2014
    A new web-platform will provide key information on International Cooperative Initiatives (ICIs) in operation worldwide. Commissioned by the Nordic Council of Ministers, Ecofys is currently developing this Climate Initiative Database with support from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and the World Resource Institute. A comprehensive overview of ICI activities is u...
  • Study analyses need for electrical energy storage systems in Schleswig-Holstein

    15/09/2014
    A new analysis shows which energy storage technologies can be applied efficiently and effectively in the German Federal State Schleswig-Holstein. The region is characterised by high capacities of wind power plants, and in future may generate three times more electricity than it consumes. Commissioned by the Ministry of Energy, Agriculture, the Environment and Rural Areas Schleswig-Holstein, Ecofys...
  • UNFCCC and Ecofys join in the world’s first hackathon against climate change

    11/09/2014
    From 12-14 September 2014, UNFCCC and Ecofys will take part in the first global hackathon against climate change. The digital event that stretches across more than 40 cities will bring together leading software engineers, hackers, thought leaders and civic-minded organisations to build projects and prototypes of technology solutions addressing 15 global climate change challenges. The specific cha...
  • Building automation crucial in transitioning to nearly zero-energy buildings

    10/09/2014
    Building automation will have a key role to play in the implementation of nearly zero-energy buildings (nZEB). Building automation is an interlinked network of hardware and software which monitors and controls the technical components of a building, to insure safety, comfort and a high energy performance. In a study for the Leonardo ENERGY initiative, Ecofys has examined the potential of building ...