Supporting analysis for an Impact Assessment on the future funding of EU participation in ITER activities

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Rob Williams, Niclas Gottmann How is the EU contribution to the ITER project best provided in the future? The world’s most ambitious endeavour to move nuclear fusion towards commercial exploitation is the design and construction…

The Dutch energy covenant: Implications for energy market balancing and flexibility mechanisms

Client: Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) Implementation period: 2014 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Energy Topic: Renewable Energy Experts:  Stephan Slingerland, Hans Bolscher, Koen Rademaekers How could the Netherlands deal with the increasing need for flexibility in the Dutch power market? Given the rapidly increasing share of variable renewable electricity sources like solar and…

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…

Development of the Interreg Europe Policy Learning Platforms

Client: Interreg Europe Implementation period: 2016 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Rob Williams Supporting regional and local governments to develop and deliver better policy solutions To reach the EU climate and energy target, requires changes at all levels of European society. The local and regional governments of Europe…

Technical assistance to the NER300

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2014 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan, Hans Bolscher Providing technical assistance for the implementation of the NER300 Programme catalysing the development of low-carbon technologies The European Union’s main energy strategy documents – Energy 2020 and Energy Roadmap…

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…

Study regarding tendering options for wind energy in Flanders

Client: Flemish Energy Agency (VEA) Implementation period: 2015 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Belgium Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Luc van Nuffel How could Flanders introduce tendering for wind energy? In 2016, Trinomics delivered a study exploring the opportunities to implement tenders for assigning specific zones in Flanders to wind energy developers. The study was requested…

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 Torres, 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 and reduce…

Climate mainstreaming in the EU Budget: preparing for the next MFF

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2017 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Environmental Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Jeroen van der Laan, Lisa Eichler How have the current (2014-2020) MFF arrangements for climate mainstreaming worked in…

Economic potential of energy innovations in the Netherlands

Client: Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) Implementation period: 2017 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Energy, Energy Policy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Stephan Slingerland, Koen Rademaekers, Elske Veenstra, Tycho Smit What is the economic potential as well as societal benefit of system innovations for the energy transition in the Netherlands? Under the threats…