Policy Advice

Policy advice and strategies in energy policy

The development of policies and strategies for the energy sector is challenging due to the divergent forces of economic development and growth, and the implications of rising to growing demand. In order to accommodate growth while ameliorating the negative effects of growing consumption, it is necessary to have access to information that will inform the process, for example, consumption, intensity, technological advancements, economic structure and activity.

Danish Energy Management & Esbensen are specialists in supporting governments in developing and implementing evidence-based policies and strategies, ensuring that initiatives and instruments are designed based on sound assumptions and a robust assessment of the sector and its future.

Based on the quantitative analysis of national and international data, combined with best practices, policies and strategies that will support sustainable socio-economic development priorities can be identified, defined, operationalised and monitored.

We offer:

Danish Energy Management & Esbensen have provided guidance to numerous governments and institutions around the world across the energy policy spectrum.

Previous assignments have required the support of our skills in developing policy for both energy supply and demand, specifically:


  • Myanmar: Institutional Strengthening of National Energy Management Committee in Energy Policy and Planning
  • Rwanda: Rwanda Renewable Energy Strategy Studies
  • Armenia: Renewable Energy Roadmap
  • Post-2015 National Energy Efficiency Strategy for South Africa


  • Danish standards and labelling programme
  • Energy Efficiency Target Monitoring System, South Africa
  • IEA workshops on energy efficiency in South Africa
  • Armenia Demand Side Management

Danish Energy Management & Esbensen provide detailed analysis of current trends, forecasting of future demand patterns, identification of policy options for the specific context, and recommendations for reforms, based on a thorough understanding of global best practice and supplemented by quantitative analysis that makes use of tested, multi-faceted databases and energy modelling tools.

Our aim is to provide energy solutions that integrate business, environmental, social and political goals.

Guidance and target for development of the energy sector in Rwanda:policy-advice-3“Consulting services to carry out Rwanda renewable energy studies, 2013”; Danish Energy Management & Esbensen

Providing assistance to “Enhancement of Use of Local and Renewable Energy Resources Lithuania” using a combination of tools within the legal, financial, fiscal and institutional framework.
T: +45 22486607
E: mos@dem-esb.dk