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, 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 construction…

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…

Evaluation and support for Impact Assessment of the Effort Sharing Decision (ESD)

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2015 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Rob Williams What lessons can be learned from the implementation of the Effort Sharing Decision (ESD) to date? The Effort Sharing Decision (ESD) was agreed by the EU as part of the…

Support to public consultation on long-term EU GHG emission reduction strategy

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Matthew Smith, Jurgen Vermeulen, Hans Bolscher Looking towards 2050: What do stakeholders think of a long-term EU emission reduction strategy? The objective of this project is to assist the European Commission in…

Supporting the implementation of Target 2 of the EU Biodiversity Strategy

Client: European Commission – DG Environment Implementation period: 2016 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Biodiversity & Natural Capital Experts:  Lisa Eichler, Laura Baroni, Graeme Nicholls Provision of technical support related to Target 2 of the EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2020 – Maintaining and restoring ecosystems and their services The objective of this contract is…

Assessing the knowledge base on society’s dependence on natural capital in support of SOER 2020

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Environment Topic: Biodiversity & Natural Capital Experts:  Lisa Eichler, Laura Baroni, Graeme Nicholls How does natural capital benefit the economy and society? The objective of this study for the European Environment Agency (EEA) was to review existing evidence on society’s dependence on natural capital…

Development of a climate finance game

Client: Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (BZ) Implementation period: 2017 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Elske Veenstra, Tycho Smit A game simulating the management of a portfolio for climate finance The Dutch ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands is playing an active role in the international debate on…

Evaluation of the Directive on batteries and accumulators

Client: European Commission – DG Environment Implementation period: 2016 – 2016 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Laura Baroni, Jurgen Vermeulen Have the objectives of the Batteries Directive been met? The overall aim of this study is to provide evidence to assess whether the objectives of the Directive 2006/66/EC (the Batteries Directive)…

Urban adaptation finance case studies

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2016 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Experts:  Lisa Eichler What practical examples are there regarding financing mechanisms for urban climate adaptation? The objective of this project was to contribute to the EEA’s work on urban adaptation, by providing practical examples…