Rate of Return for Renewable Energy Investors

Client: Vlaamse Energieagentschap (VEA) Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Belgium Theme:  Energy Topic: Renewable Energy Experts:  Onne Hoogland, Luc van Nuffel What is an appropriate rate of return for renewable energy investors? The Flemish government stimulates investments in sustainable energy generation (renewables and CHP) through portfolio standards and certificates. For estimating the number of certificates for…

Energy storage – contribution to the security of the electricity supply in Europe

Client: EC – DG Energy Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Luc van Nuffel, João Gorenstein Dedecca, Frank Gerard What are Europe’s electricity storage needs by 2050, and how to achieve it? The need for flexibility in the energy system will increase in the decades to come…

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…

Impact assessment study on EU institutional partnerships under Horizon Europe: Clean Hydrogen

Client: EC – DG Research and Innovation Implementation period: 2019 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Environment Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Matthew Smith, João Gorenstein Dedecca, Natalie Janzow, Liliana Guevara Opinska, Frank Gerard Can an institutionalised partnership effectively promote the deployment of hydrogen technologies in power, industry and transport? The Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking…

Opportunities for the inclusion of hydrogen technologies in the National Energy & Climate Plans

Client: Fuel Cells and Hydrogen 2 Joint Undertaking (FCH 2 JU) Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Policy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Luc van Nuffel, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Tycho Smit, Frank Gerard To what extent can hydrogen technologies lead to increased jobs, growth, environmental sustainability and energy security? The transition to a…

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 How will the SDE+ subsidy scheme be expanded to meet the Dutch climate goals?…

Gas market upgrading and modernisation – Regulatory framework for LNG terminal

Client: EC – DG Energy Implementation period: 2019 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Markets, Energy Policy Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Luc van Nuffel, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Natalie Janzow Can an efficient LNG market ensure security and diversity of energy supply throughout Europe? LNG imports enhance the diversity of supply and competition in the EU…

Environmental taxation and budgetary reform: internalisation of external environmental costs

Client: EC – DG Environment Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment, Biodiversity and Natural Capital, Environment Policy Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Kym Whiteoak, Graeme Nicholls, Andreea Beznea Can we design and implement more market-based instruments to better address environmental challenges in the EU? Market-based instruments (MBIs) are policy instruments that use markets, prices…

Financial support for electricity generation & CHP from solid Biomass

Client: Natural Resource Defence Council (NRDC) Implementation period: 2019 – 2019 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Policy, Renewable Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Matthew Smith, Tycho Smit To what extent do EU countries provide financial incentives for the use of solid biomass for electricity and heat production ? Bioenergy plays a large role in the European…

Study on energy costs, taxes and the impact of government interventions on investments in the energy sector

Client: EC – DG Energy Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Markets Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Matthew Smith, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, João Gorenstein Dedecca, Onne Hoogland, Rob Williams, Perla C. Torres Vega, Luc van Nuffel, Joris Moerenhout, Liliana Guevara Opinska, Frida Falkevik, Vineta Goba Trinomics leads update of flagship report…