Study on the impact of the ITER activities in the EU

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Matthew Smith, Stephan Slingerland, Onne Hoogland, Rob Williams, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Private: Niclas Gottmann What are the impacts of the nuclear fusion research megaproject ITER? Given the large investment in ITER and the very long…

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

Client: Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) Implementation period: 2017 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Private: Jurgen Vermeulen, Joris Moerenhout What is the impact of the changed legislation on the availability and the costs of emergency oil stocks in the Netherlands? In 2012, the legislation on emergency oil…

Impact Assessment of potential revision of the Oil Stocks Directive

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2017 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Private: Jurgen Vermeulen, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Perla C. Torres Vega 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…

Adaptation of the energy system to climate change

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Climate Change, Energy Topic: Energy Policy, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Experts:  Matthew Smith, Private: Federica Gerber, Graeme Nicholls How resilient is the European energy system to future climate change? This project has addressed the issue of climate change adaptation and the energy system.…

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

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2016 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Private: 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…

Fitness Check on EU chemicals legislation

Client: European Commission – DG Environment Implementation period: 2017 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Matthew Smith, Private: 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…

Study to support the Evaluation of the EU Adaptation Strategy

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Experts:  Private: Laura Baroni, Matthew Smith, Private: 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…

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

Client: European Commission – DG Grow Implementation period: 2017 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Resource Efficiency, Circular Economy Experts:  Matthew Smith, Irati Artola How can we advance industrial symbiosis in Europe? Industrial symbiosis (IS) is a systems approach to a more sustainable and integrated industrial system, which identifies business opportunities that leverage underutilised resources…

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: The 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…

The effects of consumer behaviour on the Circular Economy

Client: European Commission – Chafea Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment, Circular Economy Topic: Circular Economy Experts:  Private: Katarina Svatikova, Private: Jurgen Vermeulen, Tycho Smit 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…