Ecofys Consultancy


Foot off the gas: increased reliance on natural gas in the power sector risks an emissions lock-in

The Climate Action Tracker (CAT) foresees a dwindling role for natural gas in the power sector toward the middle of the century, not only to meet the Paris Agreement goals, but also due to increasing competition from renewables.

Optimising the energy use of technical building systems – unleashing the power of the EPBD’s Article 8

The main objective of the proposed revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) which the European Commission released on the 30th November 2016 “is to accelerate the cost-effective renovation of existing buildings.” Acceleration is urgently needed.