The energy transition financing gap: What is the issue and how can the EU help fixing it?


Report: Energy and the MFF (3 MB)


The EU has set out to become a global leader in the fight against climate change. This is mirrored in its ambitious climate and energy targets up until 2030. By that year, GHG emissions will have to be 40% below 1990 levels, renewable energy needs to represent 27% of gross final energy consumption, and energy consumption will have to decrease by 27% in comparison to the BAU scenario. In the analytical study entitled ‘Energy and the MFF’…

Mid-term review of the implementation of the 7th Environmental Action Programme

Trinomics has in collaboration with Technopolis group at the request of the Ex-Post Evaluation Unit of the Directorate for Impact Assessment and European Added Value, within the Directorate General for Parliamentary Research Services (DG EPRS) of the General Secretariat of the European Parliament supported the mid-term review of the…

Study supporting the impact assessment concerning transmission tariffs and congestion income policies

Report: Transmission tariffs and congestion income (12 MB) The European Commission’s DG ENER has recently published its study supporting the impact assessment concerning transmission tariffs and congestion income policies. This study, carried out by ECN, DCision! and Trinomics, examines the impact of diverging transmission tariff structures in EU member States and outlines potential policy options…

Assessment of Photovoltaics (PV)


Report: AssessmentofPV (878 KB)


Report: AssessmentofPV (878 KB) The European Commission, DG RTD, has published the final report of Trinomics’ study on potential strategies to rebuild EU manufacturing capacities for solar PV. The study has been performed in collaboration with DNV GL, JIIP, PWC, Ricardo Energy & Environment, Tecnalia, and VTT. This final report provides a concise overview of…

Assessing the state-of-play of climate finance tracking in Europe

Report: State-of-play of European climate finance tracking (published 6 July 2017) (8 MB) This Trinomics report has been prepared to underpin the European Environment Agency’s briefing on ‘Financing Europe’s low carbon, climate resilient future‘. The study report Trinomics prepared for the EEA presents the findings of a first Europe-wide stocktaking exercise to assess the current status of climate…

Access-to-Finance Conditions for Investments in Bio-Based Industries and the Blue Economy

The EIB report on  Access-to-Finance Conditions for Investments in Bio-Based Industries and the Blue Economy was published on 31 May 2017. This report is based on a study carried out by EY with the support of Trinomics. Trinomics carried out desk research, data collection and interviews with project promoters in the Blue Economy in Europe. The study…

Trinomics contributes city case studies for new European Environment Agency report on ‘Financing urban adaptation to climate change’

The eleven detailed city case studies on financial models for implementing urban adaptation measures that Trinomics and its partners Arcadis and TNO have developed under a recent project for the European Environment Agency (published here) have been integrated in the new European Environment Agency report on ‘Financing urban adaptation to climate change’. This report offers…

Trinomics contributed to new European Environment Agency ‘Climate Change, Impacts and Vulnerability 2016’ report

Today, the European Environment Agency released the ‘Climate Change, Impacts and Vulnerability 2016’ report. The report assesses the latest trends and projections on climate change and its impacts across Europe. In a nutshell, climate change poses increasingly severe risks for ecosystems, human health and the economy in Europe. One of the main conclusions is that…

Boosting Building Renovation: What potential and value for Europe?


Report: ipol_stu2016587326_en (4 MB)


Report: ipol_stu2016587326_en (4 MB) The Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) of the European Paliament has published in October 2016 the paper titled ‘Boosting Building Renovation: What potential and value for Europe?’ authored by Trinomics. The paper consists of a thorough review of the state of the European building stock and assesses various policy…