The project aimed to provide comprehensive analysis scrutinising a possible extension of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS to cover emissions from the fossil fuels, especially in the road and building sectors.

In the project consortium, eclareon prepared two case studies investigating details of the national systems and policy regimes, as well as their interactions with the current EU ETS system and its possible extension.

Contributing to a CAN Europe project, eclareon performs an analysis and develops a set of key performance indicators followed by policy recommendations to contribute to the discussion on improved permitting procedures of RE projects.

For this, the project sheds light on lessons learnt from several EU Member States while providing case studies showcasing various permitting practices.

The project is complementary to the existing efforts on developing a generic checklist for successful acceleration of RES deployment by the national renewable industry associations.

To help the EU reach its 2030 climate and energy targets, the Regulation on the Governance of the Energy Union sets common rules for planning, reporting and monitoring. This includes the submission of integrated National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs) by EU Member States.

By providing regular overviews of the state of preparation of the national plans in all member states and reporting on any problems and challenges in individual member states, we are supporting the implementation of the Energy Union with this project.

The Wind Harmony project, surveyed and analyzed health and safety regulations and related standards for wind energy projects (onshore and offshore) in the 27 EU member states, UK, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.

The consortium provided country reports on current laws, standards and procedures related to wind turbine health and safety measures.

It also suggested ways to harmonize or align measures at the European level that reduce the complexity, risk, and cost of wind energy development to enhance the performance of the wind energy industry and lay the foundation for global standards in the wind industry.

This project is about the further development of a map-based project database operated by the German Environment Agency, which aims to present best practice projects from the waste and wastewater management sectors with European participation. Eclareon was entrusted with the task of interviewing relevant stakeholders from both public institutions and the private sector about the project platform and the associated idea of joint project information management, evaluating the results and making recommendations for further development.

The case study was written to assess the employment potential of the Regional Rusumo Falls Hydroelectric Project (RRFHP), which was still under construction at the time of writing.

The focus was on examining local jobs created by the construction and operation of the power plant, as well as activities associated with local development projects. To this end, project documents were reviewed and interviews were conducted with project stakeholders.

As part of the World Bank’s Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), eclareon was commissioned to assess the impact of the decentralized PV market in Yemen on employment and other socio-economic criteria.

In addition, the main drivers and barriers to growth through the increased use of decentralised PV in Yemen were described.

In the framework of the Jordanian-German Energy Partnership, eclareon investigated the socio-economic impacts of renewable energy deployment and energy efficiency measures on the Jordanian labour market.

The main objective of the project was to help Jordanian policy makers to assess the impact of their national energy sector strategy 2020-2030 on the labour market.

Eclareon led the study and was also responsible for the related research, analysis and modelling.

The study is part of an initiative that aims to support the transition of the Indonesian energy sector to emissions trading.

It examines the policy framework, interactions and institutional capacities, taking into account cap-and-trade and carbon tax measures applied globally.

The aim is to provide stakeholders with recommendations on how to improve current regulations, implement robust carbon trading schemes for power plants and design an efficient mechanism for applying and reviewing carbon taxation.