Projects

IN PROGRESS

Distributional Impacts of Carbon Pricing in Central and Eastern Europe

The project studies the effects of increasing carbon costs including diverse accompanying mechanisms and policies for a socially just redistribution of revenues to support economi-cally vulnerable groups.

October 2021 – September 2023

EUKI

IN PROGRESS

EU Calculator in the assessment of energy and climate public policy

EU Calculator allows for readily accessible quantitative comparisons between scenarios with respect to energy demand and GHG emission trajectories across sectors (energy, transport, buildings, agriculture, etc.).

October 2019 – October 2021

ECF

IN PROGRESS

Fit for 55 Package

To delineate Romania’s priorities in the context of the Fit-for-55% package and to analyse the two key issues for decarbonisation: coal phaseout and offshore wind.

July 2021 – June 2022

ECF

IN PROGRESS

EU Climate Action Dialogues

The project combines analysis with dialogue to inform political debate with the aim to strengthen the strategic dimension of the EU climate policy.

October 2020 – December 2022

EUKI

IN PROGRESS

CCS4CEE: Building momentum for the long-term CCS deployment in the CEE region

The project addresses the “Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation” programme area of the EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Regional Cooperation, by focusing on the challenge of achieving the deep reduction of GHG emissions through deployment of carbon capture and storage (CCS) and carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) technologies.

N/A

SEEA NW

IN PROGRESS

ConsenCUS – Carbon Neutral clusters through Electricity-based innovations in Capture, Utilisation and Storage

The ConsenCUS project aims to directly address the problem of CO2 emissions of important industrial sectors (such as the cement and magnesia production) through development and demonstration of novel versatile carbon capture and conversion technologies -on-site

N/A

Horizon 2020

COMPLETED

South East Europe Energy Transition Dialogue

The project seeks to advance progressive thinking and action about decarbonisation and national/regional energy transition strategies in SEE

January 2018 – June 2021

EUKI

COMPLETED

Romania’s Energy Storage: Assessment of Potential and Regulatory Framework

The project attempts to assess the current technical potential, regulatory framework, and estimated investment needs for commercially mature energy storage facilities in Romania

September 2019 – December 2020

ECF

COMPLETED

Romania’s Offshore Wind Energy Resources: Natural Potential, Regulatory Framework, and Development Prospects

The study assesses the natural and technical potential of Romania’s offshore wind sector, identifying two potential clusters with most favourable conditions for a first stage of offshore wind development

June 2020 – October 2020

ECF

COMPLETED

South East Europe Electricity Roadmap – SEERMAP

The SEERMAP project focuses on two crucial policy areas in the electricity sector of the West Balkan region concerning its long term energy development and decarbonisation path.

October 2016 – October 2017

N/A

COMPLETED

Coal Strategy

The project prepared a framework for a coal phaseout strategy to enable countries to minimise costs and maximise benefits of decommissioning certain coal power plants and connected mines.

May 2020

ECF

COMPLETED

Economic Recovery

This analysis attempts to provide a snapshot of the Romanian economy in the period either during or immediately after the end of the lockdown.

July 2020

ECF

COMPLETED

Green Recovery

The purpose of the grant is to provide input and generate discussion around the adoption of a green recovery following the coronavirus crisis.

June 2020 – March 2021

ECF

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