Our Impact

Europe’s energy system is as diverse as its culture, with broad differences across the continent in the way electricity is produced, transmitted, sold, and consumed. The EU’s Energy Union envisions a more integrated, secure, affordable, and climate-friendly power sector for all EU Member States and neighboring states, but the political and technical challenges are substantial.

RAP’s international team of experts includes former U.S. and European officials and utility managers who understand these challenges and the heavy lifting it will take to overcome them. Our team develops holistic policies in partnership with EU and Member State policymakers, NGOs, and industry experts. Tools and complementary policies developed by RAP, in collaboration with our partners, are unleashing the power of larger, well-designed markets, driving investment in large-scale deployment of low-carbon supply, storage, demand-side resources, and needed infrastructure.

Our Focus

At the EU level, our team advises the European Commission, Parliament, regulatory authorities, and NGOs on the Internal Energy Market, "Efficiency First," and complementary policies for both the energy sector and climate and environmental regulation. We also help individual Member States, including Germany, Poland, and the U.K., to develop sustainable, effective tools to meet their power sector challenges.

From Our Blog

RAP's experts highlight policy, regulatory, and market solutions to accelerate the clean energy transition.

Browse All Posts

From the Knowledge Center

Get our latest in-depth analysis and practical solutions to today's energy challenges.

Report July 12, 2022

Levelling the playing field: Aligning heating energy taxes and levies in Europe with climate goals

By Jan Rosenow, Samuel Thomas, Duncan Gibb, Ruben Baetens, Andries De Brouwer, Jan Cornillie Read now
Policy Brief July 8, 2022

Revitalising EU-Ukraine cross-border infrastructure for a secure, clean energy future

By Monika Morawiecka, Oleh Savytskyi Read now
Report June 16, 2022

Electrifying last-mile delivery

By Hussein Basma, Felipe Rodríguez, Julia Hildermeier, Andreas Jahn Read now
Fact Sheet June 16, 2022

Battery-electric delivery trucks soon cheaper to use than diesel trucks in Europe

By Hussein Basma, Felipe Rodríguez, Julia Hildermeier, Andreas Jahn Read now
Policy Brief June 15, 2022

Boosting the EU energy savings obligation

By Marion Santini, Samuel Thomas, Louise Sunderland Read now
Report June 14, 2022

Power System Blueprint

By Zsuzsanna Pató, Bram Claeys, Michael Hogan, Andreas Jahn, Dominic Scott, Tim Simard, Sophie Yule-Bennett Read now
Report June 7, 2022

The joy of flex

By Sophie Yule-Bennett, Louise Sunderland Read now
Report May 9, 2022

Owning the future: A framework of regulations for decarbonising owner-occupied homes in Scotland

By Catrin Maby, Louise Sunderland Read now
Policy Brief May 5, 2022

How much insulation is needed? A low-consumption, smart comfort standard for existing buildings

By Louise Sunderland Read now
Report April 26, 2022

The time is now: smart charging of electric vehicles

By Jaap Burger, Julia Hildermeier, Andreas Jahn, Jan Rosenow Read now
Browse All Research