Assessment of potential carbon leakage in the 3rd and 4th phase of EU Emissions Trading System

Client: EC – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Matthew Smith, Jeroen van der Laan, Marwa Mahmoud, Tycho Smit Assessing the potential carbon leakage risk under EU ETS Phase 3 and 4 Carbon leakage can be defined as a ‘situation that may…

Support to the definition of a Climate Action and Environmental Sustainability Tracking System

Client: European Investment Bank (EIB) Implementation period: 2018 – 2022 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union, Global Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan, Tessa Zell, Kym Whiteoak How will EIB track and monitor its ambition for CA&ES finance by 2025? The European Investment Bank (EIB)’s funding and lending practice could be a bellwether for…

Study on the Review of the Market Stability Reserve

Client: EC – DG Clima Implementation period: 2020 – 2021 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Matthew Smith, Joris Moerenhout Is the Market Stability Reserve fit to protect the EU Emission Trading System from shocks and to put upward pressure on emission allowance prices? This project will review the performance of the…

Monitoring and evaluation support to the European Climate Foundation (ECF)

Client: Children Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) Implementation period: 2019 – 2021 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Rob Williams, Jeroen van der Laan, Tessa Zell, Marwa Mahmoud Supporting M&E activities for CIFF’s core funding to ECF ECF was established in 2008 as a major philanthropic initiative to help Europe foster the development…

MDB Climate Finance Methodology Consultancy

Client: European Investment Bank Implementation period: 2019 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Climate Finance Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan How can we strengthening the guidance to track climate mitigation finance? Since 2011, the Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) joined forces to develop a methodology for tracking their…

Review of the methodology for the extended Dutch Sustainable Energy subsidy scheme (SDE++)

Client: Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) Implementation period: 2019 – 2019 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Renewable Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Onne Hoogland, Tycho Smit, Joris Moerenhout Will the proposed new subsidy scheme for reducing greenhouse gas emissions (SDE++) work in…

Support to the Commission for the determination of the ETS Carbon Leakage List after 2020

Client: EC – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2017 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Policy and Strategy Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Jeroen van der Laan, Joris Moerenhout, Jurgen Vermeulen Which European sectors are deemed to be exposed to Carbon Leakage under the EU ETS? Trinomics led…

Mid-term evaluation of Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP)

Client: UK – Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Sub-Saharan Africa Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Finance Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan, Niclas Gottmann Does the Renewable Energy Performance Platform hit its ‘sweet-spot’? The objective of this assignment was the execution of a mid-term…

Economic impact of climate change in Palestine

Client: Agriconsulting Europe S.A. Implementation period: 2016 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Palestine Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience, Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Climate Finance Topic: Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Experts:  Laura Baroni What are the economic impacts of climate change on the Palestinian economy? This assignment was a deliverable of national activities implemented in…

Development of a MRV system to support the implementation of NDC’s to the UNFCCC for Barbados and St Vincent and the Grenadines

Client: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Implementation period: 2016 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Caribbean Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Climate Finance Topic: Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan How to measure progress on NDC commitments under the Paris Agreement? The long-term objective for Barbados and St Vincent and…

How much can the circular economy contribute to fighting climate change?

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Climate Change Mitigation, Environment, Circular Economy Topic: Circular Economy Experts:  Katarina Svatikova, Jurgen Vermeulen, Tycho Smit Quantifying the benefits of circular economy actions on the decarbonisation of the EU economy The circular economy has gained momentum in the political arena in the last few…

Future energy indicators for the European Environment Agency

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency, Energy Markets, Renewable Energy, Energy Policy, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Resource Efficiency, Circular Economy Experts:  Rob Williams, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Elske Veenstra What indicators best measure progress towards the EU’s energy objectives? This project involved the…

Exploring options to develop a Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS) market

Client: Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Jurgen Vermeulen, Hans Bolscher, Joris Moerenhout What are the options to create a successful Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS) market in the Netherlands? In order to meet the Paris Agreement, in…

Shifting private finance towards climate-friendly investments

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2014 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union, Global Theme:  Climate Change, Energy Topic: Renewable Energy, Climate Finance, Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Lisa Eichler, Rob Williams The current share of climate-friendly assets in the portfolios of EU institutional investors is tiny (at best between 1-2%) – What policy tools can…

Estimating private climate finance mobilised by France’s climate finance interventions

Client: French Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Economy Implementation period: 2015 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: France, Global Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience, Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Elske Veenstra How did France perform in leveraging private climate finance as a result of French public sector interventions? In addressing the challenges…

Promoting private sector actions in the fight against climate change in Belgium and abroad

Client: Belgian Federal Public Service (FPS) Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment Implementation period: 2015 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Belgium, Global Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience, Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Elske Veenstra, Koen Rademaekers, Luc van Nuffel, Jeroen van der Laan How did Belgium perform in leveraging private climate finance…

Review of the CCS Directive

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2014 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Stephan Slingerland, Hans Bolscher, Rob Williams, Koen Rademaekers, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Katarina Svatikova How effective is the CCS Directive? This report presents the consultant’s work in supporting the Commission in their review of the…

Enhancing direct access to adaptation funding in Kenya

Client: Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) Implementation period: 2015 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Kenya Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan Technical support provided to the Government of Kenya (GoK) by developing an investment-grade pipeline of climate adaptation projects to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) The overall objective…

Technical support for the Green Growth and Climate Resilience Strategy (GGCRS) in Rwanda

Client: Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) Implementation period: 2015 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Rwanda Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan Trinomics and Climatekos provided technical advisory support to the Government of Rwanda (GoR) towards the implementation of Rwanda’s Green Growth and Climate Resilience Strategy (GGCRS) The objective…

Improving the mobilisation of climate finance for cities

Client: Agence Française de Développement (AFD) Implementation period: 2015 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan How can climate finance be mobilised to promote low-carbon and climate-resilient development pathways of local governments? Cities have a key role to play in shaping a low-carbon and climate-resilient future.…

Lowering Cities’ Carbon Emissions – Examining New Climate Finance Options

Client: World Bank Implementation period: 2013 – 2013 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan How can climate finance be mobilised to support climate mitigation actions in cities all around the world? Cities are demonstrating leadership on climate change action and an increasing number are adopting voluntary mitigation…

Evaluation of the Climate Finance Integrity Programme (CFIP)

Client: Transparency International (TI) Implementation period: 2013 – 2013 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience, Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Rob Williams, Jeroen van der Laan Did Transparency International succeed in promoting accountability in climate finance in developing countries? The aim of this assignment was to carry out an…

Competitiveness of low-carbon energy technologies

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2013 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Koen Rademaekers Assessment of examples of cooperative production, financing and use of low carbon technologies Ambitious climate action can revitalise local communities, create new business opportunities and pull innovation through into…

Smart CO2 Transformation (SCOT)

Client: European Commission – DG Research & Innovation (RTD) Implementation period: 2013 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Energy Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Elske Veenstra What is required in terms of research and in terms of new policy to create large-scale transformation of industrial CO2 emissions into value-added products? SCOT (Smart CO2…

The economics of shifting towards a sustainable mobility system over the 2030-2050 time period

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2014 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Environment Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Rob Williams Will the European transport sector be able to significantly reduce their emissions by 2050? The existing literature showed that the technology for achieving substantial reductions in the cost of transport for society are (to some degree)…

Literature review on GHG emissions trading and policy evaluations

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2014 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Climate Change, Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Stephan Slingerland To what extent has the EU ETS driven GHG abatement in the short and long term? The EU ETS has been subject to increasing levels of scrutiny as the policy…

Assessment of photovoltaics (PV)

Client: European Commission – DG Research & Innovation (RTD) Implementation period: 2016 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Renewable Energy Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Koen Rademaekers, Onne Hoogland, Jessica Yearwood Travezán Can the European solar PV industry regain its leading position? There is a need to better understand how Europe, and especially Germany, has lost their…