Stefan Scheuer Consulting has over ten years experience in developing and implementing advice on environmental and energy policies and EU public affairs. This is a selection of completed projects.
Organisation Management and Advocacy
Citizen-led Renovation (2019-2021)
Our consultancy has been involved in several projects and research pieces on the implementation of the energy efficiency acquis. With the aim to boost the demand for energy efficiency products and services, the Citizen-led Renovation concept was established and developed in cooperation with REScoop.eu. Citizen-led Renovation is now being a topic of EU funding (LIFE, PPPA). The pilot project was funded by the European Climate Foundation.
CHEM Trust: Advocacy and news service (2019-2021)
Advocating a high environmental level playing field in the Brexit treaties and producing Brexit Watch, a news update covering the unfolding future EU-UK relationship.
The Coalition for Energy Savings: General Secretariat (2011 – 2020)
The Coalition for Energy Savings brings together business, professionals, local authorities and civil society organisations with the aim of making energy efficiency the top priority of EU’s energy policy and achieving its cost-effective savings potential across all sectors.
Stefan Scheuer was Secretary General of the Coalition from 2011 till 2020.
Stefan Scheuer Consulting provided associations management services to the Coalition including:
– general management and representation;
– monitoring for the Members in a regular and relevant manner;
– facilitation of information exchange;
– drafting and preparation of position papers and communication; and
– facilitation of meetings with decision-makers and experts and public events of the Coalition.
Friends of the Earth: Advocacy (2011 – 2014)
Monitoring and advocacy work on non-financial company reporting.
Work related to the Roadmap for a Resource Efficient European Union.
Greenpeace: EU Toxics Adviser (2010 – 2011)
Focus on the review of EU water quality standards and emission controls (Heads in the sand over Europe’s most dangerous chemicals), implementation of the EU’s chemicals safety management REACH and the transfer of findings to China.
Cool products for a cool planet: Campaign design and management (2008 – 2011)
Development and coordination of the NGO campaign “Cool products for a cool planet” for ambitious EU product requirements.
European Environmental Bureau: High Level Group for the Competitiveness of the European Chemical Industry (2007 – 2009)
Representative for the European Environmental Bureau in the Commission’s High Level Group on the Competitiveness of the European Chemical Industry.
Associate of the Energy Saving Trust (2007 – 2008)
Strengthening the Energy Saving Trust’s influence at EU level, through internal capacity building and an EU wide assessment of the national implementation of the Directive on the energy performance of buildings. Download the following report.
Research and Advice
European Climate Foundation: Adviser (2009 – 2021)
Support for creating knowledge and capacities for EU policy development and for energy saving targets. Management of the Energy Savings 2020 study by Ecofys and Fraunhofer ISI.
Managing the project “Stronger EED Target Governance” and publishing an assessment of energy efficiency in the Fit for 55 package.
ADEME (French Environment & Energy Management Agency): Research (2011 – 2012)
EU-wide research on public financing of energy efficiency programmes that resulted in a comprehensive study (in French).
European Environmental Bureau: Adviser (2012)
Review of the EU’s 7th Environmental Action Plan.
BMU, The German Federal Environment Ministry (2010-2011)
Support to the Ministry in identifying EU priorities and opportunities in reaching the 2020 energy efficiency target.
European Environmental Bureau and WWF: Research and advice (2007 – 2012)
Work related to the implementation of the EU Water Framework Directive. Deliverables include the 2010 report 10 years of the Water Framework Directive.
Friends of the Earth and CEE Bankwatch: Assessment of EU funds (2009)
Snapshot of the allocation, approval and spending of EU funding for climate and energy saving measures in Central and Eastern Europe.
Friends of the Earth: Stop unsustainable biofuels (2008)
Advice on the development of the Renewable Energy Directive.