Impact of carbon border adjustments on the energy system

Client: EC – DG Energy Implementation period: 2020 – 2021 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Matthew Smith, Marwa Mahmoud, Joris Moerenhout How can carbon border adjustment mechanisms support increased climate ambitions in the EU? In this study we analyse the impacts of a possible EU carbon border adjustment to discover how they may…

Public sector energy efficiency investment programme supporting Ireland’s EU 2030 climate and energy targets

Client: EC – DG SRSS Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: Ireland Theme:  Climate Change, Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Irati Artola, Perla C. Torres Vega, Rob Williams How can the public sector in Ireland reach its energy efficiency targets for 2030? The Irish National Climate Action Plan provides an ambitious framework and targets for…

Technical assistance to develop a tool for assessing energy efficiency policies and measures

Client: EC – DG Energy Implementation period: 2019 – 2021 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Policy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Perla C. Torres Vega, Andreea Beznea Will the energy efficiency policies in place be enough to reach the 2020 and 2030 targets? Energy efficiency is the key pillar of…

How effective was ECF’s Energy Efficiency Programme?

Client: European Climate Foundation Implementation period: 2013 – 2013 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Efficiency Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Rob Williams, Jessica Yearwood Travezán How effective was ECF’s Energy Efficiency Programme? In 2013, Trinomics independently evaluated the Energy Efficiency Programme of the European Climate Foundation (ECF). ECF is Europe’s largest grant-making foundation focused exclusively…

Policy dialogue to support investment in energy efficiency in residential buildings in Ukraine

Client: European Regional Development Bank Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Efficiency Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Katarina Svatikova Helping Ukraine develop energy efficiency in buildings legislation in line with the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) The overall aim of this technical assistance assignment was to amend components of the legislative and…

Support for the development of a national energy efficiency action plan for Belarus

Client: EBRD Implementation period: 2018 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: Belarus Theme:  Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Policy, Renewable Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Katarina Svatikova What are the reporting obligations in the European energy acquis? The overall aim of the project is to assist the Department for Energy Efficiency of the State Committee for Standardization of the Republic of…

Evaluation Dutch ‘Topsector Energy’

Client: Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) Implementation period: 2014 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Experts:  Stephan Slingerland, Koen Rademaekers Has the Dutch ‘Topsector Energy’ been following the right approach in reaching their intended goals? Trinomics, in collaboration with CE Delft (project lead partner), has evaluated the…

Assessing the status of electrification of the road transport passenger vehicles

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2015 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Koen Rademaekers What is the impact of increasing electric vehicle car fleets on the European energy system? Transport is a major source of greenhouse gas (GHG) and air pollutant emissions in Europe. Despite a significant improvement of the energy-efficiency…

Building the investment community for innovative energy technology projects

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2016 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Energy Policy Experts:  Onne Hoogland, Koen Rademaekers, Perla C. Torres Vega, Joris Moerenhout How can we improve the investment community for innovative energy technologies? Research, innovation and competitiveness are pivotal to accelerate the EU energy transformation…

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…

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 Travezán, 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…

Study on the macroeconomics of energy and climate policies

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2015 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency, Energy Markets, Renewable Energy, Energy Policy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Jeroen van der Laan, Lisa Eichler, Onne Hoogland, Carmen van den Berg How can we best model the interactions of European energy and climate policy within the real economy?…

Evaluation of the Dutch Multi-Annual Agreement on energy efficiency (MJA3)

Client: Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) Implementation period: 2012 – 2013 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency, Energy Policy Experts:  Stephan Slingerland Did the Dutch policy on energy efficiency (MJA3) contribute to additional energy savings for Dutch businesses? Staff of Trinomics (with project lead partner Ecorys) evaluated the Dutch covenant the…

Potential manpower bottlenecks in the oil & gas industry

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2012 – 2013 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Koen Rademaekers, Katarina Svatikova What manpower bottlenecks does the oil & gas industry face and how can they be addressed? The aim of this study was to identify the key challenges and issues faced by…

Market study for a voluntary common EU certification scheme for the energy performance of non-residential buildings

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2013 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Koen Rademaekers, Rob Williams, Katarina Svatikova What are the market needs and wants for a voluntary common EU certification scheme for the energy performance of non-residential buildings? The aim of this study was to…

Development of a European Energy Efficiency Index

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2015 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Koen Rademaekers How do we measure the EU’s progress towards its energy savings target? The EEA currently reports on the progress towards energy efficiency targets of the EU and individual Member States in its annual report…

Baseline Analysis on skills & jobs in sustainable energy

Client: German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) Implementation period: 2014 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Grenada, Saint Lucia Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Jessica Yearwood Travezán A switch towards sustainable energy in the Caribbean requires a skilled workforce This assignment aimed to provide a comprehensive picture of the current human capital and employment opportunities…

Energy Efficient Products Facility

Client: European Commission – Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) Implementation period: 2013 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Jessica Yearwood Travezán Providing reliable information on EU energy efficiency product policy The Energy Efficient Products Facility (EEPF) aims to provide both information and guidance to different stakeholders including…

Local investment options in Energy Efficiency

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2011 – 2012 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Rob Williams, Katarina Svatikova, Jessica Yearwood Travezán Identifying best practices for local investment options in sustainable energy in buildings in the EU Several programmes have been set up across the EU to overcome market failures…

Capitalisation of Energy Efficiency Projects from Interreg Ivc

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2012 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Rob Williams How can barriers to energy efficiency improvements be overcome? This project entailed an extensive and detailed analysis of energy efficiency projects supported by the programme Interreg IVC of the European Union. This research…

Support for BUILD UP Skills EU exchanges and analysis of construction skills

Client: European Commission – Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) Implementation period: 2015 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency, Energy Policy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Rob Williams, Katarina Svatikova, Irati Artola How successful has the EU BUILD UP Skills (Pillar II, 2015 – 2018) initiative to “upskill” construction workers with energy efficiency…

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…