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European energy industry investments

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2016 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Markets, Renewable Energy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Jessica Yearwood, Luc van Nuffel Which policies can facilitate the realisation of the required investments in the electricity sector? This study was prepared at the request of the…

Workshop EU energy independence, security of supply and diversification of sources

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2016 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Jessica Yearwood, Koen Rademaekers, Luc van Nuffel How can we potentially tackle the EU gas import dependence, to enhance security of supply? The aim of this assignment was to prepare a workshop…

Workshop on potential of electricity demand response

Client:  European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2017 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Jessica Yearwood, Koen Rademaekers, Luc van Nuffel What is the potential of electricity demand response in the EU? The aim of this assignment was to prepare a workshop on “The potential…

Transmission tariffs and congestion income policies

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2017 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Luc van Nuffel What is the impact of diverging transmission tariff structures in EU Member States? This study was prepared with the overall objective to support the European Commission in the impact assessment exercise concerning…

Support to the ex-post evaluation of the Nuclear Decommissioning Assistance Programme – Energy Window 2007-2013

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: Bulgaria, Lithuania, Slovakia Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency, Energy Markets, Energy Policy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Katarina Svatikova What were the impacts and results of the energy-related projects funded by the Nuclear Decommissioning Assistance Programme (NDAP)? The project provides an independent evaluation in accordance with the…

Evaluation of the Water Framework Directive and associated directives

Client: European Commission – DG Environment Implementation period: 2018 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Jurgen Vermeulen, Federica Gerber, Koen Rademaekers, Graeme Nicholls How well has the EU freshwater policy framework succeeded in ensuring ‘good’ freshwater? EU Freshwater Policy aims to protect our waters from the adverse impacts of pollution,…

Workshop national strategies for renewables

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Renewable Energy Experts:  Luc van Nuffel, Jessica Yearwood, Koen Rademaekers How do national strategies for renewable energy sources relate to energy efficiency targets and other relevant climate and energy policies? The EU has set a…

Study on the environmental impacts of the collaborative economy

Client: European Commission – 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…

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, Joris Moerenhout How to structure a successful Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS) market in the Netherlands? In order to meet the Paris Agreement, the Dutch…

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, Niclas Gottmann 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’…