Ecofys – Energy & Climate Policy

  • Ecofys shares insights into solar car potential in the lead up to World Solar Challenge
    This Sunday, solar car experts from all over the world will gather in Australia for the World Solar Challenge. Student teams will compete in a 3,000 km traverse across the Australian desert with solar cars they developed. Inspired by one of the competing teams, Solar Team Eindhoven of the Eindhoven... Read more »
  • Ecofys assessed mitigation potential of a CO2 smart grid in the Netherlands
    Ecofys, a Navigant company, has investigated the emissions reduction potential that CO2 capture and usage (CCU) could yield in the provinces of South and North Holland. Current CO2 demand in horticulture and other potential applications results in an annual CCU potential of 700 kilo tons which is expected to grow... Read more »
  • Ecofys supports Mars Inc. in making supply chains climate resilient
    Ecofys, a Navigant company, has supported Mars Inc. in understanding the impacts of future climate change on their supply chain. The global food manufacturer recently released its Sustainable in a Generation Plan which describes Mars’ commitment to drive positive change through global efforts around renewable energy, sustainable operations and sourcing.... Read more »
  • Climate Action Tracker launches new rating system
    The Climate Action Tracker (CAT) has updated its government climate action rating system to better reflect the Paris Agreement’s 1.5˚C long term warming limit. The new categories help to highlight the adequacy and fairness of government climate commitments for the Paris Agreement. The CAT now has expanded to six rating categories... Read more »
  • Carbon Pricing Unlocked: New Best Practice Guides to Corporate Internal Carbon Pricing
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    Today, Ecofys, a Navigant company, the Generation Foundation and CDP launched new practical guidance toward corporate internal carbon pricing (ICP) at Climate Week NYC. Sharing the latest findings from the Carbon Pricing Unlocked research partnership, the experts developed two best practice guides on how to create corporate value through internal... Read more »
  • Ecofys supports World Bank Group to navigate the energy and climate transition
    The Netherlands Embassy team at the World Bank in Washington, DC, has published an article on the support Ecofys, a Navigant company, provides to the World Bank. For the past five years, Ecofys has assisted the World Bank Group in mapping and analyzing the global development in carbon pricing. Together with... Read more »
  • Ecofys contributes to making renewables auctions fit for use in South East Asia
    In a new publication, Ecofys, a Navigant company, outlines how auctions for renewable energy can help to achieve the targets in the ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) region. Ecofys provides an introduction to renewable energy (RE) auctions, explains common policy goals, highlights preconditions for an auction, gives an... Read more »
  • The growing potential of green hydrogen
    Most hydrogen produced today is used in the petrochemical sector and for manufacturing fertilizers. 99% of it comes from fossil fuel reforming as this has been the most economical pathway. This does not have any real climate benefits, since CO2 is emitted in the process. However, a scalable and potentially... Read more »
  • Ecofys and Generation Foundation call for business perspectives in a survey on carbon pricing revenues
    As part of the research partnership Carbon Pricing Unlocked (CPU), Ecofys, a Navigant company, and The Generation Foundation have launched a new survey on carbon pricing revenues. The experts aim to gather company views on different approaches to use revenues generated by carbon pricing mechanisms such as carbon taxes and Emissions... Read more »
  • Reducing cost and uncertainties for offshore wind farm developers: Ecofys WTTS contributes to RVO.nl wind measurement campaign
    Ecofys WTTS, subsidiary of Ecofys, a Navigant company, will support the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) in driving down uncertainties and costs for wind project developers. The wind energy experts will assist RVO.nl in performing a data quality review on the Hollandse Kust (noord) metocean measurement campaign.  Aiming to increase the Netherlands’... Read more »