Strengthening EMAS and its added value to authorities and organisations

Client: European Commission – DG Environment Implementation period: 2017 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Matthew Smith, Tycho Smit How can EMAS be improved? In 1993 the European Commission developed the EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS). Since then, many companies and other organisations in the EU adopted environmental management systems, including EMAS, but also…

Study on energy technology dependence

Client: European Commission – DG Research & Innovation (RTD) Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Renewable Energy, Energy Policy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Onne Hoogland, Perla C. Torres Vega, Private: Federica Gerber, Stephan Slingerland What are the European energy technology dependencies, and how can those be measured? This study will be the first…

Evaluation of the TEN-E Regulation

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2016 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Rob Williams, Luc van Nuffel, Carmen van den Berg A thorough review of the Regulation EU 347/2013 concerning trans-European energy networks The Trans-European Energy Networks (TEN-E) regulation identifies priority corridors and thematic areas of…

Review of the default EU Primary Energy Factor (PEF) referred to in Directive 2012/27/EU

Client: European Commission – 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 European Commission has set the target in the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) DIRECTIVE 2012/27/EU to reduce EU primary energy consumption in 2020 by 20%…

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

Client: European Commission – DG Environment Implementation period: 2016 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Resource Efficiency, Circular Economy Experts:  Private: Katarina Svatikova, Private: Jurgen Vermeulen, Rob Williams, Tycho Smit, Joris Moerenhout Will the circular economy create or destroy jobs? The transition towards a circular economy has been set in motion. National policy frameworks are being…

CarbonNext: Next generation of carbon for industry

Client: European Commission – DG Research & Innovation (RTD) Implementation period: 2016 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Circular Economy & Resource Efficiency Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Private: Elske Veenstra, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Liliana Guevara Opinska Responding to Europe’s two carbon challenges Europe faces two carbon challenges: it needs to curb carbon emissions to mitigate climate…

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:  Private: 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…

Boosting Building Renovation

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2016 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency, Energy Policy Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Irati Artola, Rob Williams Boosting Building Renovation: What potential and value for Europe? This study was commissioned with the goal to give a thorough review of the state…

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

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2016 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Private: Lisa Eichler How can the methodology to report on annual emissions caused by solvents and non-ferrous metals be improved? The project aimed to gather the latest available information on emission inventory methodologies with regard to solvents and non-ferrous…

Developing forward-looking information and sustainable transitions knowledge base

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2016 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Private: Lisa Eichler How can a better knowledge base and forward-looking information on systemic sustainability transitions help inform future policy-making? The European Environment Agency (EEA) has identified the need for ‘sustainability transitions’ in response to a variety of persistent…