• How the Nexus of Automated Vehicles and Mobility as a Service Will Affect City Life

    Automation, connectivity, and transport as a service: the synergy between these trends suggests that a revolution in mobility services is a lot closer than may be expected. Navigant Research assessed the effects of key mobility trends on a model city of 3 million inhabitants who collectively own 1.5 million personal vehicles. In an article for Automotive World, Jan Cihlar, senior consultant at Ec...
  • “Socio-political merit order”: Ecofys, a Navigant company, proposes new approach to energy modelling

    In a new paper, Ecofys, a Navigant company, introduces a “socio-political merit order” for developing energy and climate strategies. While most of today’s energy modelling is based on least-cost optimisation, the energy experts suggest a new approach that takes societal and political preferences into greater consideration. Expanding current modelling by non-financial merits would enable policymak...
  • Website of EU Energy Poverty Observatory goes live

    As a new web portal, the EU Energy Poverty Observatory is now available to support those working to improve the lives of vulnerable and low-income energy consumers across Europe. Ecofys, a Navigant company, is part of the consortium that developed the Observatory. More than 50 million households in the European Union are in energy poverty, struggling to attain adequate warmth, pay their utility b...
  • Electricity markets and grid integration of renewable energy at the focus of the Energy Partnership between Germany and the UAE

    On behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), Ecofys, a Navigant company, is organizing a study tour of a delegation from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Germany from 22-27 April 2018. As part of the Emirati-German Energy Partnership, the study tour aims to intensify the bilateral dialogue on the integration of renewable energy into electricity markets and grids. One ...

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