Welcome to E3 Analytics, a leading renewable energy consultancy based in Berlin.

E3 Analytics is a Berlin-based consulting company focusing on renewable energy policy, markets, and finance. Through detailed analysis and cutting edge market research, E3 Analytics provides advisory services and support to governments, international institutions, NGOs, as well as private sector clients in both developed and developing countries.

Since its founding in 2009, E3 Analytics has worked with senior government officials in over fifty countries around the world to help accelerate the global energy transition, including in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, the Pacific Islands region, as well as in the Americas.

Recent Projects

Analysis

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Booms, Busts, and Retroactive Cuts: Spain’s RE Odyssey

Much ink has been spilled over Spain’s recent solar energy boom-and-bust. In response to generous tariffs and loose oversight, developers in Spain installed over 2600MW of solar PV capacity in 2008, or roughly 50% of global installations that year. This rapid market growth overwhelmed policymakers and prompted a drastic policy change, including a 500MW annual…
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Feed-in Tariffs: Arguments and Counter-arguments

Feed-in Tariffs (FITs) have come under fire of late, being criticized variously as “subsidies,” and “unfunded liabilities.” This Analytical Brief dispels a few common misconceptions of what is now widely recognized as the most successful renewable energy (RE) policy, and suggests that analysts and economists take a closer look. The majority of shots fired thus…
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Enter the Shark Curve

This short article discusses the now famous “Duck Curve” as well as the less well-kwown “Nessie Curve” that have been used to describe California and Hawaii respectively and proposes a new member of the family, the “Shark Curve”. The Shark Curve, with its sharp (and often invisible) peak provides a more accurate picture of the…

Trainings

E3 Analytics provides dozens of trainings for energy experts and industry professionals every year, including via webinars and online training platforms. These trainings cover a wide range of topics including renewable energy policy, project finance, energy efficiency, ESCOs, off-grid electrification, as well as mega trends like the global energy transition, and the pathway to a zero carbon future.