CACTUS is a project on energy sufficiency and its integration into climate and energy strategies in the Central and Eastern European context funded by the European Climate Initiative EUKI. It sensitises key scenario builders, policy makers and wider EU and climate and energy stakeholders on energy sufficiency, and explores its integration in Hungarian and Lithuanian scenario models.
Since the Summer 2020, the négaWatt association has been coordinating the implementation of the Cactus project with its partners REKK, LEI and the Fraunhofer ISI, and with the financial support of the EUKI fund of the German Ministry of the Environment BMU.
Presentation of an academic paper and project presentations at the eceee Summer Study
CACTUS activities culminated at the 2022 edition of the eceee Summer Study an international CACTUS delegated represented the project and its result in a formal and an informal session. An academic paper led by Mahsa Bagheri was presented by Yves […]
Technical report on the integration of sufficiency into scenario models
This report summarises the process of preparing for the integration of sufficiency in energy system models and provides an overview of the existing models in the partner countries, TIMES in Hungary and MESSAGE Lithuania. Analysing the scenario models’ status quo, […]
Hungarian and Lithuanian Policy Briefs
The two policy briefs are directed towards national policy makers, some of which exchanged with CACTUS partners in Budapest and Vilnius in Autumn 2022. They analyse the possible role of sufficiency in decarbonising respectively the Hungarian and Lithuanian residential building […]