Book ‘Energy for green welfare’ published

The book ‘Energie voor groene welvaart’ (‘Energy for green welfare’), written by Trinomics senior consultant Dr Stephan Slingerland, is now available from Aeneas Publishers. The book discusses three trends in the global energy sector that currently take place at the same time: a sharp rise in the share of renewable energy, continuing investments in fossil…

Trinomics will carry out the mid-term evaluation of Directive 2009/119/EC on emergency oil stocks

Trinomics, in collaboration with Technopolis, has been selected by the European Commission’s DG Energy to carry out the mid-term evaluation of Directive 2009/119/EC which requires EU Member States have to maintain minimum stocks of crude oil and/or petroleum products. This obligation was imposed first in 1968, and the legislation was revised in 2009 with the…

The Balance of Power: Flexibility options for the Dutch electricity market

Report: The Balance of Power – Flexibility Options for the Dutch Electricity Market (final report) (3 MB) The report, ‘The Balance of Power – Flexibility Options for the Dutch Electricity Market’, was written for the Dutch science, technology and innovation organisation TNO. Given the rapidly increasing share of variable renewable electricity sources like solar and wind and…

EU Energy Governance for the Future

Report: Energy governance for the future (4 MB) An overview of EU energy governance was prepared for the ITRE Committee (Industry, Research and Energy) of the European Parliament. The document gives an insight into the institutions, policies, issues and policy interactions in practice around the three EU energy policy pillars: climate change, competitiveness and security…

TTIP’s Impact on European Energy Markets

Koen Rademaekers, Managing director at Trinomics, and co-author of a study about the subject for the ITRE Committee (European Parliament) gave an interview to Natural Gas Europe discussing the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership’s effect on the European energy markets. He does not see a significant effect “because of i. low barriers between the two countries in the oil…

Climate, Energy and Resources – When will the trend reversal finally arrive?

For the January 2015 edition of the Dutch magazine on international relations ‘Internationale Spectator’, TEC Consultants Stephan Slingerland and Hans Bolscher wrote an article entitled ‘Climate, Energy and Resources – When will the trend reversal finally arrive?’ (in Dutch). The article discusses international trends in climate, energy and resources for the year 2015. Will the…

Evaluation of the Dutch ‘Topsector Energie’

Report: Management-summary -Review-Topsector-Energie-NL (412 KB) Report: Review-Topsector-Energie-part1 NL (3 MB) Report: Review-Topsector-Energie-part2 NL (913 KB) In the ‘Topsector Energie’ Programme of the Dutch Government, public research institutions and private companies are cooperating in energy innovation. The programme is co-funded by the government and the participating private partners. So far, more than 130 projects have been…

Study on the impacts of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) on the European Energy Sector and Manufacturing Industries


Report: TTIP (3 MB)


Report: TTIP (3 MB) This month our study on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) for the European Parliament (ITRE Committee) came in the news. This study assessed whether and to which extent European energy markets and manufacturing industries would be affected by the TTIP. Although the negotiations are still on-going, the analysis shows…