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, Private: Laura Baroni, Private: 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…

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:  Private: 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…

Development of the Interreg Europe Policy Learning Platforms

Client: Interreg Europe Implementation period: 2016 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Rob Williams Supporting regional and local governments to develop and deliver better policy solutions To reach the EU climate and energy target, requires changes at all levels of European society. The local and regional governments of Europe…

Workshop on post-2020 CO2 emission targets for cars and vans

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) Implementation period: 2018 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers What is the right level of ambition regarding post-2020 emission targets of the road transport sector? In November 2017, the European Commission proposed a…

Technical assistance to the NER300

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2014 – 2019 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Koen Rademaekers Providing technical assistance for the implementation of the NER300 Programme catalysing the development of low-carbon technologies The European Union’s main energy strategy documents – Energy 2020 and Energy Roadmap 2050…

Assessing the status of electrification of the road transport passenger vehicles

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2015 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Koen Rademaekers What is the impact of increasing electric vehicle car fleets on the European energy system? Transport is a major source of greenhouse gas (GHG) and air pollutant emissions in Europe. Despite a significant improvement of the energy-efficiency…

Study regarding tendering options for wind energy in Flanders

Client: Flemish Energy Agency (VEA) Implementation period: 2015 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Belgium Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Luc van Nuffel How could Flanders introduce tendering for wind energy? In 2016, Trinomics delivered a study exploring the opportunities to implement tenders for assigning specific zones in Flanders to wind energy developers. The study was requested…

Measuring eco-innovation uptake and circular economy

Client: European Commission – DG Environment Implementation period: 2014 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Resource Efficiency, Circular Economy Experts:  Private: Katarina Svatikova, Rob Williams, Private: Laura Baroni How do EU countries compare in terms of their performance regarding eco-innovation and the circular economy? The main objective of this project, led by Technopolis group, was…

Mid-term review of the implementation of the 7th Environmental Action Programme

Client: European Parliament Research Service (EPRS) Implementation period: 2017 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Private: Katarina Svatikova, Irati Artola Is the 7th EAP well on its way in meeting all priority objectives? In collaboration with Technopolis group, Trinomics has supported the mid-term review of the implementation of the 7th…

Analysis and aggregation of Member States’ information on climate finance

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2016 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Private: Frida Falkevik What do Member States spend on climate finance for developing countries, and how could methodologies and reporting be improved? Article 16 of the EU greenhouse gas Monitoring Mechanism Regulation (MMR)…