Who we are

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The INSIGHT_E consortium

INSIGHT_E consists of twelve complementary partners based in ten European countries: Enerdata SA, E4SMA SRL, the Energy Institute "Hrvoje Požar", the Institute of Energy Economics and the Rational Use of Energy of the University of Stuttgart, IFRI (French Institute of International Relations), KIC InnoEnergy, the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, the Paul Scherrer Institute, The Stakeholder Forum, University College Cork and University College London (see map below).

The consortium covers a wide array of disciplines ranging from economics and law to environmental science, physics and engineering. It pools the expertise of top researchers, engineers, leading trade, economic, environmental, and legal experts.

EIHP is a non-profit public institution which provides expertise, consultancy and research in the field of energy planning and analysis. 

Ifri is the principal institution for independent research and debate in France that is dedicated to the analysis of international questions and global governance.

The UCL Energy Institute brings together a wide range of perspectives in energy research, transcending the boundaries between academic disciplines.


Stakeholder Forum is a non-profit organisation aimed to enhance open, accountable and participatory decision-making in sustainable development.

KIC InnoEnergy is a commercial company which fosters the integration of education, research and innovation in the field of sustainable energy.

Enerdata is an independent information and consulting firm specialised in the global energy and carbon markets.

E4SMA s.r.l. (Energy Engineering Economic Environment Systems Modeling and Analysis) provides consulting services in the areas of energy planning, policy and environment.

Our approach

The work of INSIGHT_E consortium is driven by several commitments:

  • Sound and unbiased analysis: Policy recommendations are supported by evidence based research and Integrated Impact Assessments.

  • Forward thinking and reactive: Identifies the latest technology trends and anticipates their potential effects.

  • Transparency: Shares all models, methodology, assumptions and scenarios publically.

  • Inclusiveness: Takes the pulse of various stakeholders and obtains their feedback on policy recommendations.