Study on energy technology dependence

Client: EC - DG RTD Implementation period: 2016 - 2017 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Renewable Energy, Energy Policy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Onne Hoogland What are the European energy technology dependencies, and how can those be measured? This study will be the first to assess dependence on energy technology in Europe. The objective is to better…

Evaluation of the TEN-E regulation and assessing the impacts of alternative policy scenarios

Client: EC - DG Energy Implementation period: 2016 - 2017 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Jessica Yearwood, Rob Williams, Luc van Nuffel Evaluating the Regulation on Trans-European Energy Networks The assignment consists of a thorough review of the regulation EU 347/2013 and the assessment of various alternative policy options. The Trans-European Energy Networks…

Review of the default EU primary energy factor (PEF) referred to in Directive 2012/27/EU

Client: EC - 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 goal of this study was to evaluate different options for the calculation of the primary energy factor (PEF) for electricity, in the context of the Energy…

The effect of the circular economy on the labour market in Europe

Client: EC - DG Environment Implementation period: 2016 - 2017 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Resource Efficiency, Circular Economy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Jurgen Vermeulen, Katarina Svatikova Will the circular economy create or destroy jobs? The transition towards a circular economy has been set in motion. National policy frameworks are being developed and the European Union adopted the…

The environmental impact of the collaborative economy in Europe

Client: EC - DG Environment Implementation period: 2016 - 2017 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Resource Efficiency, Circular Economy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Jurgen Vermeulen, Katarina Svatikova, Laura Baroni Is sharing economy good for the environment? The emergence of the collaborative economy or sharing economy is a fascinating new trend. Emerging disruptive business models (e.g. Airbnb, Uber…

CarbonNext: next generation of carbon for industry

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

Climate finance for the ENPI South region

Client: WS Atkins International Limited Implementation period: 2016 - 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Finance Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Elske Veenstra Handbook on accessing climate finance for the ENPI South region Climatekos and Trinomics have written a handbook to support countries in the South region of the…

Boosting Building Renovation

Client: EP - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2016 - 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy, Energy Efficiency Experts:  Jessica Yearwood, Irati Artola, Rob Williams Boosting Building Renovation: What potential and value for Europe? The paper consists of a thorough review of the state of the European building stock and…

Update of selected chapters of the EMEP/EEA air pollutant emission inventory guidebook

Client: European Environment Agency Implementation period: 2016 - 2016 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Biodiversity & Natural Capital Experts:  Lisa Eichler How can the methodology to report on annual emissions caused by solvents and non-ferrous metals be improved? The project aims to gather the latest available information on emission inventory methodologies with regard to solvents and…

Developing forward-looking information and sustainable transitions knowledge base

Client: European Environment Agency Implementation period: 2016 - 2016 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Lisa Eichler How can a better knowledge base and forward-looking information on systemic sustainability transitions help inform future policy-making? The overall objective of the project is to support building knowledge base and platform for forward-looking information (PFLI). More specifically,…