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…

DG Energy publishes a Market Study led by Trinomics on the Voluntary Common EU Certification Scheme for the Energy Performance of Non-Residential Buildings

Report: Building_certification_schemes (4 MB) In December 2014, Trinomics together with Ecofys and TNO (and several local subcontractors) finalised a market study on the voluntary common EU certification scheme for non-residential buildings, in accordance with EPBD Article 11(9), for DG Energy, European Commission. The study gave an overview of existing voluntary schemes and aimed at analysing…

Trinomics selected for major Framework Agreement on Impact Assessments and Evaluations for European Commission

Trinomics, as lead partner, in collaboration with DNV GL, Enerdata, Nuclear Research and Consultancy (NRG) and Technopolis Group has been selected by the Directorate-General for Energy in the European Commission as one of the operators for a major Framework Agreement for conducting Impact Assessments and Evaluation (ex-ante, intermediate and ex-post) in the field of Energy.…

Trinomics to support GIZ in baseline analysis on skills & jobs in sustainable energy

Trinomics has been contracted by the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ) to support them in developing baseline analysis on skills and jobs in sustainable energy in the Caribbean. Currently, Trinomics (together with TNO Caribbean Branch Office and ASU Arizona State University) is carrying out an IDB-funded regional project “Building capacity and Regional Integration for the…

EU Energy governance: how does it work?

Trinomics has been awarded a study contract by the European Parliament’s ITRE Committee to produce a briefing paper on ‘EU energy governance: how does it work?’. In May 2014 a new European Parliament (EP) was elected. This means also that a new ITRE Committee will start its work soon, with in it new members that…

Impact of Ecodesign and Energy/Tyre Labelling on R&D and technological innovation

Report: Impacts of Ecodesign & EL on R&D (3 MB) The Ecodesign and Labelling directives have the potential to not only deliver energy savings but also to positively impact the innovation activities and competitiveness of the manufacturers of the regulated products. With regard to the upcoming revision of the directives in 2014, it is therefore…