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Client: EC – DG Energy Implementation period: 2016 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Elske Veenstra, Koen Rademaekers, Katarina Svatikova, Laura Baroni What are the reporting obligations in the European energy acquis? The purpose of this study was to map and analyse the distribution of the reporting obligation in the…

Study on the environmental impacts of the collaborative economy

Client: EC – DG Environment Implementation period: 2017 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Circular Economy & Resource Efficiency Experts:  Katarina Svatikova, Jurgen Vermeulen, Tycho Smit, Laura Baroni Is the collaborative economy good for the environment? The emergence of the collaborative economy or sharing economy is a fascinating new trend. Emerging business models (for example,…

Support to green infrastructure initiatives

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Energy, Environment, Biodiversity and Natural Capital Topic: Biodiversity & Natural Capital Experts:  Laura Baroni, Lisa Eichler, Jurgen Vermeulen How can the roll-out of green infrastructure initiatives in Europe be further enhanced? A financial and economic perspective This project focuses on expanding the knowledge base…

Exploring market structures for Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS) in the Netherlands

Client: Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Elske Veenstra, Hans Bolscher, Jurgen Vermeulen How to structure a successful Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS) market in the Netherlands? In order to meet the Paris Agreement, the Dutch government indicated…

Characterisation of the European energy system

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Stephan Slingerland, Federica Gerber, Tycho Smit What are the challenges for the energy transition in Europe and how can they be solved? In this study conducted by Trinomics a macro-level analysis was done on the energy system in Europe,…

Energy and the MFF

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Lisa Eichler How can EU funds best support the achievement of the Union’s ambitious energy and climate targets? Since the release of the ‘2020 Climate and Energy Package’ by the…

Support to the Evaluation of the 7th Environment Action Programme (7th EAP)

Client: European Commission – DG Environment Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Katarina Svatikova, Jurgen Vermeulen, Irati Artola, Federica Gerber Does the 7th EAP facilitate us “living well, within the limits of our planet”? The EU has faced numerous environmental pressures over the last decades. Impressive results…

GrowGreen – Green cities for climate and water resilience, sustainable economic growth, healthy citizens and environments

Client: Horizon 2020 project Implementation period: 2017 – 2022 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: France, Italy, Poland, Spain, United Kingdom Theme:  Environment Topic: Biodiversity & Natural Capital Experts:  Lisa Eichler, Laura Baroni, Jurgen Vermeulen A partnership for greener cities to increase liveability, sustainability and business opportunities GrowGreen aims to create climate and water resilient, healthy and liveable cities by investing in…

Mercury in Europe’s environment

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Jurgen Vermeulen, Tycho Smit Assessing the levels of mercury pollution in Europe and directions for improvement Mercury is a heavy metal that has negative impact on the health of natural ecosystems and human beings, if present in high concentrations.…

Study on bringing TEN-E and the Connecting Europe Facility in line with our COP21 climate goals

Client: European Parliament – Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D Group) Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Luc van Nuffel, Jessica Yearwood To what extent is EU support for trans-European gas infrastructure in line with the climate goals? The objective of this study…

Study on the impact of the ITER activities in the EU

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Matthew Smith, Stephan Slingerland, Onne Hoogland, Rob Williams, Jessica Yearwood What are the impacts of the nuclear fusion research megaproject ITER? Given the large investment in ITER and the very long lead time to the…

Evaluation legislation emergency oil stocks in the Netherlands (Wva 2012)

Client: Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) Implementation period: 2017 – 2017 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Jurgen Vermeulen What is the impact of the changed legislation on the availability and the costs of emergency oil stocks in the Netherlands? The project (results to be published in November 2017) evaluates…