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…

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…

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, Elske Veenstra What indicators best measure progress towards the EU’s energy objectives? The project involves the provision…

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, 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 the…

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, 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 a…

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?…

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,…