Study on assessing the independence and effectiveness of National Regulatory Authorities (NRAs) in the field of energy

Client: EC – DG Energy Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Luc van Nuffel, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, William Keeling Are European energy NRAs effective and independent? The general objective of the study was to assess the independence of the national regulatory authorities in the field of energy…

Impacts of EU actions supporting the development of renewable energy technologies

Client: EC – DG Research, Technology & Development Implementation period: 2017 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Renewable Energy Topic: Renewable Energy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Onne Hoogland, Private: Elske Veenstra, Perla C. Torres Vega, Liliana Guevara Opinska, William Keeling What is the impact of EU R&D funding on RE technologies? The EU has promoted the uptake…

Impact Assessment study on common chargers of portable devices (smart phones)

Client: EC – DG Energy Implementation period: 2018 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Matthew Smith, Katarina Svatikova, Perla C. Torres Vega Is new EU action needed to avoid problems with a proliferation of different smartphone chargers? In this study we will support DG GROW in an impact assessment of proposed additional…

Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Sequestration knowledge sharing and European CCUS Demonstration Project Network

Client: EC – DG Energy Implementation period: 2018 – 2020 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Policy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Joris Moerenhout, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Liliana Guevara Opinska How can the EU successfully implement commercially viable and technologically sound Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Sequestration (CCUS)? The main objective of this assignment is to run…

Energy prices, costs and subsidies and their impact on industry and households

Client: EC – DG Energy Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Markets Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Matthew Smith, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Joris Moerenhout, João Gorenstein Dedecca How did energy prices, costs and subsidies develop over the last decade in the EU and G20 countries? This was the main question to…

Achieving a just energy transition: industry, hydrogen and what can we learn from coal phase-out in Germany?

Client: EC – DG Energy Implementation period: 2018 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Policy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Federica Gerber, Koen Rademaekers How can a just energy transition, with consideration of technological innovation and EU industry, be achieved and which lessons should we learn from Germany’s ongoing energy journey? The European Parliament (EP) is…

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…

Impact of the use of the biomethane and of the hydrogen potential on trans-European infrastructure

Client: EC – DG Energy Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Markets Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Luc van Nuffel, Onne Hoogland, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, João Gorenstein Dedecca, Tycho Smit Can the injection of renewable gases into European gas networks support the energy transition, and what are the economic and technical implications? The…

Trans-European gas infrastructure in the light of the 2050 decarbonisation targets

Client: EC – DG Energy Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Markets Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Luc van Nuffel, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Tycho Smit What are the impacts of decarbonisation for Trans-European gas infrastructure? The required sharp decrease in CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 may drastically reduce the share…

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

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…