Sustainability Impact Assessments (SIAs) in support of Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations between the EU and Australia, and between the EU and New Zealand

Client: EC – DG TRADE Implementation period: 2019 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Jurgen Vermeulen, Kym Whiteoak, Laura Baroni, Joris Moerenhout, Niclas Gottmann How (environmentally) sustainable are potential FTAs between the EU and Australia/New Zealand?  After receiving final authorisation from the European Council in June 2018, External Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström officially launched…

Study on assessing the independence and effectiveness of National Regulatory Authorities (NRAs) in the field of energy

Client: EC – DG Energy Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Luc van Nuffel, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, William Keeling Are European energy NRAs effective and independent? The general objective of the study was to assess the independence of the national regulatory authorities in the field of energy…

ClairCity – Citizen Led Air Pollution Reduction in Cities

Client: European Commission – DG Research & Innovation (RTD) Implementation period: 2016 – 2020 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Energy Policy, Environment, Environment Policy Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Stephan Slingerland, Irati Artola, Tycho Smit, Matthew Smith, Katarina Svatikova What do citizen-inclusive policy measures for reducing air pollution and CO2 emissions look…

Impacts of EU actions supporting the development of renewable energy technologies

Client: EC – DG Research, Technology & Development Implementation period: 2017 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Renewable Energy Topic: Renewable Energy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Onne Hoogland, Private: Elske Veenstra, Perla C. Torres Vega, Liliana Guevara Opinska, William Keeling What is the impact of EU R&D funding on RE technologies? The EU has promoted the uptake…

Impact Assessment study on common chargers of portable devices (smart phones)

Client: EC – DG Energy Implementation period: 2018 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Matthew Smith, Katarina Svatikova, Perla C. Torres Vega Is new EU action needed to avoid problems with a proliferation of different smartphone chargers? In this study we will support DG GROW in an impact assessment of proposed additional…

Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Sequestration knowledge sharing and European CCUS Demonstration Project Network

Client: EC – DG Energy Implementation period: 2018 – 2020 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Policy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Joris Moerenhout, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Liliana Guevara Opinska How can the EU successfully implement commercially viable and technologically sound Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Sequestration (CCUS)? The main objective of this assignment is to run…

Energy prices, costs and subsidies and their impact on industry and households

Client: EC – DG Energy Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Markets Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Matthew Smith, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Joris Moerenhout, João Gorenstein Dedecca How did energy prices, costs and subsidies develop over the last decade in the EU and G20 countries? This was the main question to…

Workshop: Achieving a just energy transition: industry, hydrogen and what can we learn from coal phase-out in Germany?

Client: European Parliament – ITRE Committee Implementation period: 2018 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Policy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Federica Gerber, Koen Rademaekers How can a just energy transition, with consideration of technological innovation and EU industry, be achieved and which lessons should we learn from Germany’s ongoing energy journey? The European Parliament (EP) is a strong supporter of a…

How effective was ECF’s Energy Efficiency Programme?

Client: European Climate Foundation Implementation period: 2013 – 2013 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Efficiency Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Rob Williams, Jessica Yearwood Travezán How effective was ECF’s Energy Efficiency Programme? In 2013, Trinomics independently evaluated the Energy Efficiency Programme of the European Climate Foundation (ECF). ECF is Europe’s largest grant-making foundation focused exclusively…

Support to the Commission for the determination of the ETS Carbon Leakage List after 2020

Client: EC – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2017 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Policy and Strategy Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Jeroen van der Laan, Joris Moerenhout, Jurgen Vermeulen Which European sectors are deemed to be exposed to Carbon Leakage under the EU ETS? Trinomics led…