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European Energy Industry Investments

authors: van Nuffel, L. | Rademaekers, K. | Graichen, V. | Gonzales, A. | Martin, J. | Ludig, S. | Marias, F.
Year of publication: 02 / 2017

This study was prepared at the request of the European Parliament's Committee on  Industry,  Research  and  Energy  (ITRE). The  paper provides  an  overall assessment  of  European  investments  in  the  electricity  sector.  It …

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The Vision Scenario for the European Union

2017 Update for the EU-28

authors: Matthes, F. | Blanck, R. | Zimmer, W. | Greiner, B. | Cook, V.
Year of publication: 02 / 2017

The global framework and a CO2 emission budget for the EU as starting points

Global climate change, finite fossil and nuclear resources and the vulnerability of economies and consumers to increasing and volatile prices of fossil…

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Mainstreaming RES

Study on the impact assessment for a new Directive mainstreaming deployment of renewable energy and ensuring that the EU meets its 2030 renewable energy target - Final task 1 & 2 report

authors: Veum, K. | Uslu, A. | Jansen, J. | dalla Longa, F. | Bauknecht, D. | Bürger, V. | Heinemann, C. | Haller, M. | Ritter, D. | Vogel, M. | Brückmann, R. | van Elburg, J. | Kleiwegt, E. | Pohl, I. | Kahles, M. | Wizinger, S. | Nysten, J.
Year of publication: 11 / 2016

Resource Efficiency in the ICT Sector

Summary

authors: Manhart, A. | Fischer, C. | Graulich, K. | Prakash, S. | Prieß, R. | Schleicher, T. | Tür, M.
Year of publication: 11 / 2016

In compiling this study, Oeko-Institut was able to draw from a broad variety of its previous research in virtually all of the fields addressed. While these research projects are referred to in the references section, Oeko-Institut also…

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Resource Efficiency in the ICT Sector

Final Report

authors: Manhart, A. | Fischer, C. | Graulich, K. | Prakash, S. | Prieß, R. | Schleicher, T. | Tür, M.
Year of publication: 11 / 2016

In compiling this study, Oeko-Institut was able to draw from a broad variety of its previous research in virtually all of the fields addressed. While these research projects are referred to in the references section, Oeko-Institut also…

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Instruments to increase climate policy ambition before 2020 - economic and political implications in selected industry and emerging countries

Climate Change | 29/2016

authors: Healy, S. | Schumacher, K. | Day, T. | Höhne, N. | Wouters, K. | Fekete, H. | van den Brink, L. | Duscha, V.
Year of publication: 10 / 2016

Currently there exists a gap between the emissions projected in the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) submitted by countries to the UNFCCC and the emissions that are consistent with limiting global warming to below…

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Study on the Energy Saving Potential of Increasing Resource Efficiency

Final Report

authors: Bakas, I. | Herczeg, M. | Strosser, P. | Rynikiewicz, C. | Agenais, A. | Bergmann, T. | Mottschall, M. | Köhler, A. | Antony, F. | Bilsen, V. | Greeven, S. | Debergh, P. | Hay, D.
Year of publication: 09 / 2016

This study estimates potential energy savings found through increased resource efficiency in select product groups, sectors and examples of industrial symbioses in the EU. Six areasoffer the greatest energy savings from…

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Electric vehicles in Europe

EEA Report | No 20/2016

authors: Jozwicka, M. | Hacker, F. | Hülsmann, F. | Minnich, L. | Purwanto, J.
Year of publication: 09 / 2016

This report provides a non-technical summary of the latest information on electric road vehicles in Europe, including those with hybrid technologies. It focuses upon electricpassenger vehicles, explaining the different types that are now…

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Power efficiency classes for households – a comparative feedback approach for speeding up energy efficiency on a household level

authors: Stieß, I. | Fischer, C. | Kunkis, M.
Year of publication: 09 / 2016

Reducing power consumption is a vital building block for transforming the energy system. In the contribution, we will present insights from an ongoing research project “Power efficiency classes for households” studying how power…

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Baseline Assessment on E-waste Management in Ghana

authors: Atiemo, S. | Faabeluon, L. | Manhart, A. | Nyaaba, L. | Schleicher, T.
Year of publication: 06 / 2016

This report was produced within the framework of the Ghanaian part of the programme on Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI). Based on field investigations in Ghana this report contains an overview on companies with activities in…

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Saving Potential of Miele Washing Machines with the PowerWash 2.0 Technology

Comparison of the Energy Consumption and Global Warming Potential of Washing Machines with PowerWash 2.0 with Appliances of Competitors with Conventional Technology

authors: Rüdenauer, I. | Gensch, C.
Year of publication: 06 / 2016

For several years now, we see the emergence of a trend towards an increasing loading capacity in washing machines. At the same time, there is a steady decline in the average size of households, an increasing differentiation in the…

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Climate initiatives, national contributions and the Paris Agreement

Draft Discussion Paper evaluating the GHG mitigation contribution of global, regional and national initiatives in relation to nationally determined contributions

authors: Graichen, J. | Healy, S. | Siemons, A. | Höhne, N. | Kuramochi, T. | Gonzales-Zuñiga, S. | Sterl, S. | Kersting, J. | Wachsmuth, J.
Year of publication: 05 / 2016

Based on an analysis of about 180 international climate initiatives we analysed the potential impact of these initiatives on GHG emissions, shared elements of initiatives which have a high impact and the relationship between such…

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Assistance to the Commission on Technological Socio-Economic and Cost-Benefit Assessment Related to Exemptions from the Substance Restrictions in Electrical and Electronic Equipment: Pack 10 Final Report

authors: Gensch, C. | Baron, Y.
Year of publication: 05 / 2016

Study to assess 2 RoHS exemption requests [#1 Cadmium in colour converting II-VI LEDs (<10 μg Cd per mm2 of light-emitting area) for use in solid state illumination or display systems (Request for renewal of Exemption 39 of Annex ΙV of…

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How additional is the Clean Development Mechanism?

Analysis of the application of current tools and proposed alternatives

authors: Cames, M. | Harthan, R. | Füssler, J. | Lazarus, M. | Lee, C. | Erickson, P. | Spalding-Fecher, R.
Year of publication: 03 / 2016

While this study provides important insights to improve the CDM up to 2020, the approach taken in this study could also be applied more generally both to assess the environmental integrity of other compliance offset mechanisms, as well…

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Energiewende half-time - Annual Report of the Oeko-Institut 2015

author: v. A.
Year of publication: 03 / 2016

An efficient & effective e-waste collection system for Ethiopia

Consultancy Service for UNIDO within the E-Waste Management Project in Ethiopia (EWAMP)

authors: Schleicher, T. | Manhart, A. | Amera, T. | Belay, A. | Genet, Z.
Year of publication: 02 / 2016

This report documents all results of the consultancy project, Consultancy Service on an Efficient and Effective E-waste Collection System for Ethiopia that was jointly carried out by Öko-Institut e.V. and Pesticide Action Nexus…

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How to end energy poverty? Scrutiny of current EU and Member States instruments

authors: Schumacher, K. | Cludius, J. | Förster, H. | Hünecke, K. | Kenkmann, T. | van Nuffel, L.
Year of publication: 07 / 2015

Policymaking to alleviate energy poverty needs to find a balance between short-term remedies and the resolution of long-term drivers of energy poverty. EU policy might need to work towards a) finding a definition of energy poverty; b)…

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The distribution of renewable energy policy cost amongst households in Germany – and the role of energy efficiency policies

authors: Cludius, J. | Beznoska, M. | Schlomann, B.
Year of publication: 06 / 2015

Published in ECEEE SUMMER STUDY PROCEEDINGS, page 383 - 395, June 2015.

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Energy saving measures and their distributional effects

A study of households in Germany

author: Schumacher, K.
Year of publication: 06 / 2015

Presentation by Dr. Katja Schumacher, Senior Researcher in the Energy & Climate Division at the ECEEE Summer Study, 5th June 2015, France.

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The distribution of renewable energy policy cost amongst households in Germany – and the role of energy efficiency policies

author: Cludius, J.
Year of publication: 06 / 2015

Presentation by Johanna Cludius, Researcher in the Energy & Climate Division at the ECEEE Summer Study, 4th June 2015, France.

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