Ecofys Netherlands B.V. (Ecofys)
WARNING: As this organisation lists one or more EP accredited lobbyists, it is highly improbable that its lobbying costs are lower than €10,000.
WARNING: The lobbying costs declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.
1,000,000€ - 1,249,999€
Lobbyists declared: 6 FTE (22)
WARNING: The number of full time equivalent lobbyists declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.
Lobbyists with EP accreditation: 1
Meetings with European Commission: 4
Lobbying costs over the years:
Ecofys Netherlands B.V. (Ecofys)
Registration on EU Transparency Register
Goals / Remit
Ecofys is a leading international energy and climate consultancy focused on sustainable energy for everyone. Founded in 1984, the company is a trusted advisor to governments, corporations, NGOs, and energy providers worldwide. The team delivers powerful results in the energy and climate transition sectors. Working across the entire energy value chain, Ecofys develops innovative solutions and strategies to support its clients in enabling the energy transition and working through the challenges of climate change.
Since 2016 Ecofys is part of Navigant Consulting Inc.
Ecofys' clients in the public sector include the European Commission, governments and related bodies, NGOs and foundations, as well as financial institutions. In the corporate sector, Ecofys assists energy efficient and intensive industries, retailers, financial institutions, energy companies, DSOs and TSOs, as well as project developers. Further client groups include the agri-food and -fuels sectors, the food and beverages industry or construction and transport.
Ecofys has offices in Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. Navigant has offices across the globe, with its head quarters in Chicago Illinois - USA.
Board: René Groot Bruinderink - Director
Headquarters: Utrecht, The Netherlands
Offices: Cologne and Berlin, Germany | Brussels, Belgium | London, United Kingdom
Number of employees: 125
Ecofys’ expertise and competence covers five main areas:
a) Energy Policies
Ecofys’ business area Energy Policies is a leader on policymaking in the energy domain within Europe. Ecofys provides guidance to government and corporate clients on how to design, develops and optimises policy instruments. Once these policies are in operation, the team analyses and evaluates their impacts, and recommends further improvements.
b) Climate Strategies and Policies
Ecofys’ business area Climate Strategies and Policies combines an overview of the global climate change landscape with detailed knowledge of stakeholders, countries, policy instruments and actions needed to implement the required global shift to low-carbon economies. Using this knowledge, the consultants help customers to design, finance and implement effective strategies and policies that will achieve a resilient, low-carbon future.
c) Energy Systems & Markets
Ecofys’ business area Energy Systems and Markets supports energy generators, system operators and the public sector to steer the transition of energy towards a carbon-neutral generation. The team focusses on developing and operating large-scale renewable energy assets, as well as developing the regulatory framework for an efficient and secure energy system with the required level of flexibility.
d) Urban Energy
Ecofys’ business area Urban Energy assists corporate clients, associations and governments to develop strategies for implementation that meet the needs of the future urban energy system. Ecofys particularly understands the changes needed to achieve this transition within the triangle of governments, energy players and end users.
e) Sustainable Industries and Services
Ecofys knows how to navigate the complex world of energy transition, climate change and sustainability. The business area Sustainable Industries and Services uses this knowledge to help corporate clients to manage energy and climate risks. Through Ecofys’ support, they are able to identify and capture short-term business opportunities arising from the energy shift. Ecofys helps clients in transforming their businesses, so they become resilient and successful within the global low-carbon economy.
Ecofys works on projects set out by the European Commission in the fields of: Energy policy, Climate policy, Industry policy, Research & Innovation, Transport, and Development cooperation.
Stadsplateau 2 3521 AZ Utrecht 3521 AZ Utrecht
Utrecht 3503 RK,
Tel: 31 306623300
Avenue Marnix 28 1000 Brussels 1000 Brussels
Brussels 3526 KL,
Tel: 32 2 88 04 105
Lobbyists with EP accreditation
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Clients generating a turnover of 1000000- €
Clients generating a turnover of 300000-399999 €
Clients generating a turnover of 100000-199999 €
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Meetings with European Commission4 meetings found.
The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.
- 05 Dec 2017 - Bernd Biervert - Presentation of study "Gas for Climate - a path to 2050" (DG Energy Union)
- 17 Oct 2017 - Joachim Balke - Gas Markets (DG Climate & Energy)
- 05 Oct 2017 - Director-General Dominique Ristori - Energy policy developments (DG Energy)
- 03 Oct 2017 - Nils Behrndt - External Investment Plan (DG Development)