Study on the impact of the ITER activities in the EU

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

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

Client: Ministry of Economic Affairs Implementation period: 2017 - 2017 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: Netherlands Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Jurgen Vermeulen What is the impact of the changed legislation on the availability and the costs of emergency oil stocks in the Netherlands? The project (results to be published in November 2017) evaluates the Legislation Emergency Oil Stocks in…

Impact Assessment of potential revision of the Oil Stocks Directive

Client: EC – DG Energy Implementation period: 2017 - 2017 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Jurgen Vermeulen, Jessica Yearwood 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 evaluation of Directive 2009/119/EC, which specifies…

Adaptation of the energy system to climate change

Client: European Environment Agency Implementation period: 2017 - 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Energy Policy||Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Experts:  Matthew Smith How resilient is the European energy system to future climate change? This project aims to address a perceived gap in the consideration of climate change adaptation in energy policy and in investments…

Assessing the state-of-play of climate finance tracking in Europe

Client: European Environment Agency Implementation period: 2016 - 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Lisa Eichler, Koen Rademaekers, Carmen van den Berg, Jeroen van der Laan, Hans Bolscher What is the state-of-play of climate finance tracking in Europe? The transition to a low-carbon and climate-resilient economy requires an unprecedented redirection of social…

Fitness Check on EU chemicals legislation

Client: EC - DG Environment Implementation period: 2017 - 2017 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Matthew Smith, Laura Baroni, Koen Rademaekers How fit for purpose is the EU chemicals legislation and how can this be improved? Chemicals touch upon almost every aspect of our modern lives. As a result the EU has developed…

Study to support the Evaluation of the EU Adaptation Strategy

Client: EC - DG Climate Implementation period: 2017 - 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Experts:  Laura Baroni, Matthew Smith, Lisa Eichler Is the EU Adaptation Strategy meeting its objectives? Climate change will have a range of impacts upon the EU which require action to increase resilience and adapt to…

Cooperation fostering industrial symbiosis: market potential, good practice and policy actions

Client: EC - DG Grow Implementation period: 2017 - 2017 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Resource Efficiency, Circular Economy Experts:  Matthew Smith, Irati Artola How is growth in industrial symbiosis best facilitated and what can the EU do to support this? Industrial symbiosis (IS) can provide a significant boost towards a more circular economy by stimulating…

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: 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 infrastructure…

The effects of consumer behaviour on the Circular Economy

Client: EC - CHAFEA Implementation period: 2017 - 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Circular Economy Experts:  Rob Williams, Katarina Svatikova, Jurgen Vermeulen How does consumer behaviour affect the transition to a Circular Economy? The European Commission has been supporting the transition to a Circular Economy for some time, for example by adopting the comprehensive Circular…