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…

The role of sector coupling in the decarbonisation of the EU energy system

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research & Energy Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Markets, Energy Policy Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Luc van Nuffel, Rob Williams, Tycho Smit, João Gorenstein Dedecca Sector coupling can improve the robustness of the energy system and reduce the costs of decarbonisation The EU strives…

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…

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, Private: 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…

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:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Koen Rademaekers 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 2050…