Publications

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. Find additional valuable results in Navigant’s insights and experiences.

  • A Step Closer To Paris

    23/05/2018
    An assessment of greenhouse gas emissions in 2030 associated with a 35% renewable energy target and an 35% energy efficiency target The EU has set key targets for greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions, as well as for the share of renewable energy and the improvement of energy efficiency. The aim of the EU is to reduce GHG emiss
  • Marine Biodiversity

    22/05/2018
    And the Development of a North Sea Offshore Powerhouse An ecosystem-based spatial planning approach for a potential North Sea energy infrastructure could contribute to the effective management of marine activities and the sustainable use and development o
  • Concept for SF6-free transmission and distribution of energy

    04/05/2018
    In 2020, the European Commission will review the regulatory framework for specific substances (F-gases) in electrical equipment. Currently, the F-gas sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) is of central importance
  • Paris Tango. Climate action so far in 2018

    03/05/2018
    Individual countries step forward, others backward, risking stranded coal assets In time for the Bonn Climate Conference (SB48), the Climate Action Tracker (CAT) has updated 23 of its 32 country assessments. While some progress has been made since November 2017, m
  • Energy transition within 1.5°C

    30/04/2018
    A disruptive approach to 100% decarbonisation of the global energy system by 2050 Decarbonisation of the global energy system is one of the big challenges society faces today. The Paris Agreement, adopted in 2015, states that efforts should be pursued to limit the temperature incre
  • The socio-political merit order

    19/04/2018
    Developing energy strategies that can be rapidly deployed Today, almost all energy modelling is based on least-cost optimisation. While least-cost modelling limits the burden to financial resources, it also limits itself to a certain set of solutions and tec
  • Integrating Variable Renewables in Poland

    09/03/2018
    The Polish electricity system is on the verge of major changes. Modernisation efforts regarding grid infrastructure and the retirement of parts of the largely coal-based generation fleet will open opp
  • Closing the gap between finance and climate mitigation actions

    09/03/2018
    A financial mechanisms deep-dive Accessing climate finance remains a challenge for developing and less developed countries. To cover the costs of mitigation actions, countries tap into national public funds, international public fina
  • Auctions for renewable energy support

    10/01/2018
    Final report of the AURES project Ecofys, a Navigant company, is part of the AURES consortium which investigated the applicability of auctions for renewable energy support under different market conditions in European countries. The f

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