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Final outcomes
The NEEDS project ended on February 2009, after 54 months of high level research and continuous interchanges among the 66 partners coming from all over Europe and beyond. In thanking all partners and collaborators for their efforts and contributions, which made it possible to deliver a wealth of interesting outcomes, we are pleased to present the final project outputs on the policy use of the NEEDS results:  

The NEEDS Life Cycle Inventory Database is now online


NEEDS Final Conference

The Final Conference, was hosted by the EU Economic and Social Committee
The presentations made at the Conference are now available for download. Click here

Download the Proceedings of the Final Conference  

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The Project
The ultimate objective of the NEEDS Integrated Project is to evaluate 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.

In this context NEEDS refines and develops the externalities methodology already set up in the ExternE project, through an ambitious attempt to develop, implement and test an original framework of analysis to assess the long term sustainability of energy technology options and policies.

To this end NEEDS is built as series of Research Streams, each addressing a specific area of research.
NEEDS is supported by the Directorate General for Research of the European Commission in the context of the 6th Framework Programme.

 
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