Study | 7 April, 2016 | Download PDF
Countries of the European Neighbourhood have received a boost to their energy sectors in the last decade, thanks in part to the prominent role played by the EU as a catalyst of both policy reforms and financing. This study examines EU financing for the energy sector in 16 countries of the European Neighbourhood between 2007 and 2014.
Official document | 6 April, 2016 | Download PDF
Eleven years after the European Investment Bank’s decision to support the construction of the
Advocacy letter | 9 March, 2016 | Download PDF
In this declaration, the community of Khaishi, a village in the mountains in north west Georgia, called for a the cancellation of the contract for the construction of the 700MW Khudoni dam. Khaishi residents demand the recognition of customary land rights and the inclusion of Svans into the decision-making over the project.
Putting energy efficiency first. Reframing the European Investment Bank’s action in times of transition and uncertainty
Study | 7 March, 2016 | Download PDF
The study shows how the European Investment Bank (EIB) has valid reasons to start embracing the energy efficiency first principle and implement it in its lending decision: significant energy savings will be needed regardless of the climate mitigation route taken and to enable the proper roll out of its climate strategy and lead the energy transition. The study looks at how the EIB can do this through its lending policies and financial decisions.
Legal analysis: application of chapter II of the Industrial Emissions Directive in the Energy Community
Briefing | 29 February, 2016 | Download PDF
This brief analysis provides a basic overview of how Chapter II and related annexes (esp Annex I) of the EU Directive 2010/75/EU (Industrial Emissions Directive, hereinafter also IED) could be included as part of the legally binding framework of the Energy Community.