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…

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.…