With energy and climate markets and technologies continuously changing, profound knowledge is key to all decision making. Ecofys supports authorities and corporate organisations alike in meeting the energy and climate challenge of the 21st century. The strategic studies, reports or market assessments we conduct provide valuable and reliable information on the latest developments and anticipated trends.

In this section you will find an overview of reports that are published or (co)written by Ecofys.

  • Public funding for energy efficiency in the EU

    Monitor 2016 To monitor EU Member State activity and progress towards the 2020 target of 20% energy efficiency and to identify increase, stagnation or even set-backs in government support, it is necessary to keep
  • Carbon Pricing Watch 2016

    An advance brief from the State and Trends of Carbon Pricing 2016 report 2015 has underscored the growing momentum for countries to voluntarily embrace carbon pricing to mitigate climate change. The climate conference in Paris saw the launch of the Carbon Pricing Leadershi
  • Energy Efficiency Watch III: 28 country reports on EU progress

    This research from the Energy Efficiency Watch 3 project informs on the progress of EU Member States with regards to energy efficiency policies. It highlights that the
  • The incompatibility of HELE coal technology with 2°C scenarios

    In December 2015, international governments pledged in Paris to limit global average temperature rise to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels, and to pursue efforts to keep it under 1.5°
  • Forward-looking companies set science-based targets

    The Finnish innovation fund Sitra aims to help Finnish industries in improving their strategic competitiveness and in finding their path to carbon neutrality. Sitra provides them with facts, methods a
  • Impact of EU ETS phase IV proposals on administrative costs

    And on quality of the data collection process In order to prevent industrial production to move to regions outside the EU with less stringent climate change policies (carbon leakage), in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS), free allowances a
  • Alone under an absolute cap

    Analysis of the impact of INDCs on the competitiveness of the EU chemical industry The Paris agreement represents a unique and unprecedented achievement by collecting bottom-up the intention of practically all countries in the world. The agreement aims to limit global warming to wel
  • The waterbed effect and the EU ETS

    An explanation using the closure of Dutch coal fired power plants as example Using the example of a potential closure of all Dutch coal fired power plants, Ecofys studied how this perceived waterbed effect works and what the influence of the market stability reserve (MSR) in
  • Impact of a CO2 levy in the power sector

    Proposal for an instrument that would strengthen the EU ETS and the price signal for clean technology Commissioned by ENECO, Ecofys studied an additional levy for the power sector that would strengthen the CO2 price. The revenues generated with the levy would then be used to buy emission allowances an