alt National Consumer Research Centre NCRC, Finland (coordinator)

NCRC investigates, and identifies change and risk factors within the consumer society, in consumer behavior and in the market, and communicates consumer research knowledge.
Contact person: Eva Heiskanen, Tel. +358 106059005

alt Energy research Centre of the Netherlands ECN, Petten, The Netherlands

Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) develops high-level knowledge and technology for a sustainable energy system and transfers it to the market.
Contact person: Ynke Feenstra, Tel. + 31 224 56 8262

alt University of Salford, SURF Centre, United Kingdom
SURF is a mainly self-financing dedicated centre located in Central Manchester within the University of Salford. It was established in 1999 to undertake inter-disciplinary research on Sustainable Urban and RegionalFutures.
Contact person: Mike Hodson, Tel. + 44 161 295 4018
alt Oeko-Institut e.V (Institute for Applied Ecology), Germany
The Oeko-Institut's mission is to analyse and evaluate current and future environmental problems, and to develop and implement strategies and models for sustainable solutions. Research at the Oeko-Institut encompasses the levels of basic research, conceptual development and implementation, as well as advisory and consultancy activities.

Contact person: Veit Bürger, Tel. +49 761 452 9559

alt Közép-európai Egyetem (Central European University, CEU), Hungary
Central European University (CEU) is an internationally recognized post-graduate educational institution, focused on social sciences and the humanities, located in Budapest, Hungary. The CEU's Centre for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Policy (3CSEP) has a mission to develop solutions for climate change and sustainable energy challenges while advancing the implementation of development agendas. The 3CSEP also provides a platform for academic, outreach and educational activities at CEU in these fields.

Contact person: Yulia Barabanova, tel. +36309721885
alt Stockholm Environment Institute, Tallinn Centre SEI-T, Estonia
SEI Tallinn Centre is a NGO, non-profit research and development institute. The main directions of work are environmental protection, nature conservation, climate and energy related policy and management analysis, energy efficiency, and energy conservation-related environmental studies.
Contact person: Tiit Kallaste, tel +372 62 76 103
alt Cowi Baltic, Lithuania

Engineering consulting company COWI Baltic UAB is a subsidiary of the Danish Company COWI AS. COWI mainly works in the fields of energy, climate change, design of building engineering installations, environment and transport.

COWI Baltic plays an active role in a variety of projects related to the development of the Lithuanian energy sector. COWI Baltic renders the following services in energy field: preparation of feasibility studies, business plans, tender materials for contractors and project management in energy related projects, preparation of applications for financial support, preparation of energy audits, energy certification, preparation of legal acts, studies, recommendations for transposition of requirements of international legal acts to national Acquis.

Contact person: Inga Valuntiene, Tel. +370 655 70743
alt Energy Service Company Enespa Ltd, Finland
alt Manchester Knowledge Capital (M:KC) / Manchester Enterprises (ME), United Kingdom
alt GreenDependent Sustainable Solutions Association, Hungary
GreenDependent is a not-for-profit non-governmental association founded by ten professionals committed to working towards the creation of a sustainable future, all of them bringing different expertise to the association (environmental, sustainability and sustainable energy management, economics, architecture, education and training, project management, agricultural engineering and biology). The mission of GreenDependent is the research, creation and promotion of sustainable lifestyles, sustainable production and consumption patterns and levels. In order to fulfil this mission, GreenDependent carries out educational, research, consulting and promotional activities.
Contact person: Edina Vadovics, Tel: +36 28 415691
alt Ekodoma, Ltd Latvia
Ekodoma, Ltd Ekodoma, Riga represents the independent engineering consulting company in Latvia, with over 15 years’ experience. The main working areas are: energy, environment and economy. Ekodoma, offers project development, project management, technical supervision of projects which involve energy measures, assessment of the social impact of energy efficiency and interfaces with neighboring environmental fields.
Contact person: Agris Kamenders, Tel. +371 7323212
alt Verbraucherzentrale Nordrhein-Westfalen e.V. , Germany.
Verbraucherzentrale Nordrhein-Westfalen is taking charge of all consumer activities. In 54 local consumer advice centres information as well as support in case of complaints is provided in nearly all consumer concerns, e.g: financial services and insurances, debt clearing and household budgeting, health and nutrition, environment protection and energy saving, domestic appliances and housing, media and telecommunication services, etc. We are also developing campaigns and strategies concerning consumer education, legal protection and the representation of consumer interests towards stakeholders in policy and economy. In the energy sector the main focus is on energy efficiency in private households and refurbishments of buildings.

Contact Person: Petra Maier Tel. +49-211-3809-278
alt Centre for Renewable Energy Sources CRES, Greece
Centre for Renewable Energy Sources (CRES) is the Greek national centre for Renewable Energy Sources (RES), Rational Use of Energy (RUE) and Energy Saving (ES) is a public entity, supervised by the Ministry of Development-General Secretariat of Research and Technology.

CRES has established itself in two main fields of activity as:

The National Energy Centre, working on energy planning and policy for RES, RUE and ES in accordance with the policy of the Ministry of Development and developing the necessary infrastructure for the realisation of RES/RUE/ES investment projects,

A Research and Technological Centre for RES/RUE/ES, through applied research on new energy technologies and by technically supporting the market for the penetration and implementation of these technologies.
Contact person: Christina Giannakidou, Tel. +30 210 6607 428