NEEDS
(New Energy Externalities Developments for Sustainability)

Objective: The project aims at the evaluation of the full costs and benefits (i.e. direct + external) of energy policies and of future energy systems, both at the level of individual countries and for the enlarged EU as a whole.

LHTEE Contribution: Improvement of atmospheric modelling, as well as of methodology and tools for the impact pathway assessment, application and quality assessment.

Funded by: CEC, Sustainable Energy Systems (2004-2008)


Major Partners:

  1. ISIS, Institute for System Integration Studies, Rome, Italy
  2. Electricité de France (EDF) France
  3. Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V. (FHG/ISI), Germany
  4. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ), Switzerland
  5. University of Stuttgart, Germany
  6. Flemish Institute for Technological Research, Belgium
  7. Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne -Institute of Environmental Sciences & Technology - Life Cycle Systems,Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland