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…

Trinomics evaluates Dutch ‘Topsector Energy’’

Trinomics, in collaboration with CE Delft (lead), has been awarded an important contract by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs to evaluate the performance and future directions of the Dutch ‘Topsector Energy’ (TSE). Since 2011, the Dutch ‘Topsector Energy’ coordinates public research and innovation in the field of energy. So far, more than 130 projects…

Trinomics to assist Caribbean in Sustainable Energy Management

Trinomics, in collaboration with TNO’s Caribbean Branch Office (lead) and Arizona State University, has been awarded a major contract by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to provide a detailed assessment of the technical and professional capacity for sustainable energy and ICT in Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados and Jamaica. There is an increasing need for energy in…

Assistance for the Identification of Potential Projects of Common Interest (PCI) in the Field of Electricity Infrastructure

In 2012, the European Commission asked the team to assist with the selection of PCI for new electricity grid infrastructures as part of a new planning process that is based on involvement of stakeholders in several working groups. The main objectives of the study were to develop together with the Commission a methodology for assessing the…

Economic impacts of shale gas in the Netherlands

Report: Economic Impacts of Shale Gas in the Netherlands – FINAL REPORT (2 MB) The rapid developments of shale gas particularly in North-America continue to stir up a lively debate about the pros and cons of shale gas worldwide, including in the Netherlands. Independent of the Dutch decision to allow for, or prohibit, exploratory drilling…