Study on Bringing TEN-E and the Connecting Europe Facility in line with our COP21 Climate Goals

Client: European Parliament – Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D Group) Implementation period: 2017 - 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Luc van Nuffel, Jessica Yearwood To what extent is EU support for trans-European gas infrastructure in line with the climate goals? The objective of this study…

Study on the impact of the ITER activities in the EU

Client: EC - DG Energy Implementation period: 2017 - 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Matthew Smith, Stephan Slingerland, Onne Hoogland, Rob Williams, Jessica Yearwood What are the impacts of the nuclear fusion research megaproject ITER? Given the large investment in ITER and the very long lead time to the potential…

Evaluation legislation emergency oil stocks in the Netherlands (Wva 2012)

Client: Ministry of Economic Affairs Implementation period: 2017 - 2017 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: Netherlands Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Jurgen Vermeulen What is the impact of the changed legislation on the availability and the costs of emergency oil stocks in the Netherlands? The project (results to be published in November 2017) evaluates the Legislation Emergency Oil Stocks in…

Impact Assessment of potential revision of the Oil Stocks Directive

Client: EC – DG Energy Implementation period: 2017 - 2017 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Jurgen Vermeulen, Jessica Yearwood What is the impact of the changed EU Directive on the availability and the costs of emergency oil stocks across the EU? In 2016 Trinomics conducted the mid-term evaluation of Directive 2009/119/EC, which specifies…

Adaptation of the energy system to climate change

Client: European Environment Agency Implementation period: 2017 - 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Energy Policy||Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Experts:  Matthew Smith How resilient is the European energy system to future climate change? This project aims to address a perceived gap in the consideration of climate change adaptation in energy policy and in investments…

Assessment of business case & due dilligence for district heating in Arnhem

Client: City of Arnhem, Province Gelderland & PPM Oost Implementation period: 2016 - 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Netherlands Theme:  Energy Topic: Renewable Energy Experts:  Onne Hoogland, Hans Bolscher Assessing the viability and required steps to realise a new district heating network in Arnhem The City of Arnhem was investigating the possibility of a major new heat pipeline (backbone infrastructure…

Study on energy technology dependence

Client: EC - DG RTD Implementation period: 2016 - 2017 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Renewable Energy||Energy Policy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Onne Hoogland What are the European energy technology dependencies, and how can those be measured? This study will be the first to assess dependence on energy technology in Europe. The objective is to better understand…

Evaluation of the TEN-E regulation and assessing the impacts of alternative policy scenarios

Client: EC - DG Energy Implementation period: 2016 - 2017 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Jessica Yearwood, Rob Williams, Luc van Nuffel, Carmen van den Berg Evaluating the Regulation on Trans-European Energy Networks The assignment consists of a thorough review of the regulation EU 347/2013 and the assessment of various alternative policy options.…

Review of the default EU primary energy factor (PEF) referred to in Directive 2012/27/EU

Client: EC - DG Energy Implementation period: 2015 - 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Luc van Nuffel Evaluation of primary energy factor calculation options for electricity The goal of this study was to evaluate different options for the calculation of the primary energy factor (PEF) for electricity, in the context of the Energy…

CarbonNext: next generation of carbon for industry

Client: European Commission – DG RTD Implementation period: 2016 - 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Circular Economy & Resource Efficiency Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Elske Veenstra, Jessica Yearwood Responding to Europe's two carbon challenges Europe faces two carbon challenges: it needs to curb carbon emissions to mitigate climate change, and at the same time it needs…