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 C. Torres Vega, 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…

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…

Indicators for monitoring Energy Union implementation

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2016 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Jessica Yearwood Travezán Study with evaluation criteria on early estimates of main energy balance sheets components in 2015 and for the production and visualisation of indicators to monitor Energy Union implementation An integrated governance and…

Evaluation of the Access to Energy Fund

Client: Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (BZ) Implementation period: 2016 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Sub-Saharan Africa, The Netherlands Theme:  Energy Topic: Renewable Energy Experts:  Jurgen Vermeulen, Elske Veenstra How well is the Dutch Access to Energy Fund performing? In 2004, the Dutch government committed to providing 10 million people in developing countries with modern forms of sustainable energy…

Future energy indicators for the European Environment Agency

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency, Energy Markets, Renewable Energy, Energy Policy, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Resource Efficiency, Circular Economy Experts:  Rob Williams, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Elske Veenstra What indicators best measure progress towards the EU’s energy objectives? This project involved the…

European energy industry investments

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2016 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Markets, Renewable Energy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Luc van Nuffel Which policies can facilitate the realisation of the required investments in the electricity sector? This study was prepared at the request of…

Workshop EU energy independence, security of supply and diversification of sources

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2016 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Koen Rademaekers, Luc van Nuffel How can we potentially tackle the EU gas import dependence, to enhance security of supply? The aim of this assignment was to prepare a…

Workshop on potential of electricity demand response

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2017 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Koen Rademaekers, Luc van Nuffel What is the potential of electricity demand response in the EU? The aim of this assignment was to prepare a workshop on “The potential…

Transmission tariffs and congestion income policies

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2016 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Luc van Nuffel What is the impact of diverging transmission tariff structures in EU Member States? This study was prepared with the overall objective to support the European Commission in the impact assessment exercise concerning…

Workshop national strategies for renewables

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Renewable Energy Experts:  Luc van Nuffel, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Koen Rademaekers How do national strategies for renewable energy sources relate to energy efficiency targets and other relevant climate and energy policies? The EU has set…

Characterisation of the European energy system

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Stephan Slingerland, Federica Gerber, Tycho Smit What are the challenges for the energy transition in Europe and how can they be solved? In this study conducted by Trinomics a macro-level analysis was done on the energy system in Europe,…

Energy and the MFF

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Lisa Eichler, Niclas Gottmann How can EU funds best support the achievement of the Union’s ambitious energy and climate targets? Since the release of the ‘2020 Climate and Energy Package’…

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 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Luc van Nuffel, Jessica Yearwood Travezán To what extent is EU support for trans-European gas infrastructure in line with the climate goals? The objective of this…

Study on the impact of the ITER activities in the EU

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

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

Client: Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) Implementation period: 2017 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Jurgen Vermeulen, Joris Moerenhout What is the impact of the changed legislation on the availability and the costs of emergency oil stocks in the Netherlands? In 2012, the legislation on emergency oil stock…

Impact Assessment of potential revision of the Oil Stocks Directive

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2017 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Jurgen Vermeulen, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Perla C. Torres Vega 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…

Adaptation of the energy system to climate change

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Climate Change, Energy Topic: Energy Policy, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Experts:  Matthew Smith, Federica Gerber, Graeme Nicholls How resilient is the European energy system to future climate change? This project has addressed the issue of climate change adaptation and the energy system. Increases…

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: The 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…

Study on energy technology dependence

Client: European Commission – DG Research & Innovation (RTD) Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Renewable Energy, Energy Policy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Onne Hoogland, Perla C. Torres Vega, Federica Gerber, Stephan Slingerland What are the European energy technology dependencies, and how can those be measured? This study will be the first to…

Evaluation of the TEN-E Regulation

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2016 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Rob Williams, Luc van Nuffel, Carmen van den Berg A thorough review of the Regulation EU 347/2013 concerning trans-European energy networks The Trans-European Energy Networks (TEN-E) regulation identifies priority corridors and thematic areas of…

Review of the default EU Primary Energy Factor (PEF) referred to in Directive 2012/27/EU

Client: European Commission – 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 European Commission has set the target in the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) DIRECTIVE 2012/27/EU to reduce EU primary energy consumption in 2020 by 20%…

CarbonNext: Next generation of carbon for industry

Client: European Commission – DG Research & Innovation (RTD) Implementation period: 2016 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Circular Economy & Resource Efficiency Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Elske Veenstra, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Liliana Guevara Opinska Responding to Europe’s two carbon challenges Europe faces two carbon challenges: it needs to curb carbon emissions to mitigate climate change,…

Boosting Building Renovation

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2016 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency, Energy Policy Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Irati Artola, Rob Williams Boosting Building Renovation: What potential and value for Europe? This study was commissioned with the goal to give a thorough review of the state…

Supporting the EEA in monitoring the 7th Environment Action Programme

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2015 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Lisa Eichler, Rob Williams Expert assistance with indicators, analysis and assessment in support of monitoring the 7th Environmental Action Plan via an annual EEA report – Phase 3 The EEA developed a series of annual indicator-based reports for the…

Shifting private finance towards climate-friendly investments

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2014 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union, Global Theme:  Climate Change, Energy Topic: Renewable Energy, Climate Finance, Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Lisa Eichler, Rob Williams The current share of climate-friendly assets in the portfolios of EU institutional investors is tiny (at best between 1-2%) – What policy tools can…

Study on the macroeconomics of energy and climate policies

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2015 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency, Energy Markets, Renewable Energy, Energy Policy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Jeroen van der Laan, Lisa Eichler, Onne Hoogland, Carmen van den Berg How can we best model the interactions of European energy and climate policy within the real economy?…

Efficiency and emissions: Prospective scenarios for the aluminium industry in the EU and Iceland

Client: European Commission – JRC Institute for Energy and Transport (JRC-IET) Implementation period: 2013 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Energy Topic: Energy Policy, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Stephan Slingerland, Koen Rademaekers What does the European aluminium industry look like towards 2050? This project performed an in-depth analysis of the…

Inventory of revolving funds for energy & climate change

Client: Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment (IenM) Implementation period: 2013 – 2013 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  How did revolving funds for energy and climate evolve in recent years? In the summer of 2012, the Dutch agency AgentschapNL did an inventory of the existing revolving funds for energy and climate change,…

Economic impacts of shale gas in the Netherlands

Client: Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) Implementation period: 2013 – 2013 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Stephan Slingerland, Hans Bolscher What are the potential economic impacts of the developments in extraction of shale gas on the Netherlands and Europe? The rapid developments in shale gas in the United States at the…

Evaluation of the Sustainable Energy Activities of Stichting DOEN

Client: DOEN Foundation (Stichting DOEN) Implementation period: 2013 – 2013 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Energy Topic: Renewable Energy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Stephan Slingerland 100% Clean Energy: the business model of Qurrent Qurrent is a daughter company of Stichting DOEN, self-proclaimed as ‘Energy company of the future’. It delivers green energy at cost price and helps customers save…

Business Case Analysis for Renewable Energy Options

Client: Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) Implementation period: 2012 – 2012 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Netherlands Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy, Energy Markets Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Stephan Slingerland What is the business case for different renewable energy options for the Dutch industry? As part of a large and comprehensive analysis of the Dutch energy system by TNO, ECN…

Evaluation of the Dutch Multi-Annual Agreement on energy efficiency (MJA3)

Client: Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) Implementation period: 2012 – 2013 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency, Energy Policy Experts:  Stephan Slingerland Did the Dutch policy on energy efficiency (MJA3) contribute to additional energy savings for Dutch businesses? Staff of Trinomics (with project lead partner Ecorys) evaluated the Dutch covenant the…

Market Study to Strengthen Economic Cooperation in the Energy Sector

Client: Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (EKN), Nairobi Implementation period: 2014 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Kenya Theme:  Energy Topic: Renewable Energy, Energy Policy Experts:  Elske Veenstra How can the Dutch private sector catalyze investment to develop business in the Kenyan energy sector? This project developed a comprehensive analysis of the energy sector in Kenya, as well highlights opportunities…

TTIP impacts on European energy markets and manufacturing industries

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2014 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Stephan Slingerland, Koen Rademaekers Will the TTIP affect security of energy supply, internal markets and policy, or renewable energy sectors? This study aimed to assess whether (and to what extent) European energy…

EU energy governance for the future

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2014 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Energy Topic: Energy Policy, Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Stephan Slingerland, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Koen Rademaekers How does EU energy governance perform in terms of transparency, accountability, effectiveness and coherence? The main objective of…

Potential manpower bottlenecks in the oil & gas industry

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2012 – 2013 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Koen Rademaekers, Katarina Svatikova What manpower bottlenecks does the oil & gas industry face and how can they be addressed? The aim of this study was to identify the key challenges and issues faced by…

Market study for a voluntary common EU certification scheme for the energy performance of non-residential buildings

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2013 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Koen Rademaekers, Rob Williams, Katarina Svatikova What are the market needs and wants for a voluntary common EU certification scheme for the energy performance of non-residential buildings? The aim of this study was to…