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Quantifying the benefits of circular economy actions on the decarbonisation of the EU economy

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment, Circular Economy Topic: Circular Economy Experts:  Katarina Svatikova, Jurgen Vermeulen, Tycho Smit How much can the circular economy contribute to fighting climate change? The circular economy has gained momentum in the political arena in the last few years. The European Commission has…

Economic potential of energy innovations in the Netherlands

Client: Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) Implementation period: 2017 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Energy, Energy Policy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Stephan Slingerland, Koen Rademaekers, Elske Veenstra, Tycho Smit What is the economic potential as well as societal benefit of system innovations for the energy transition in the Netherlands? Under the threats…

Private Climate Finance Report 2017

Client: Dutch ministry of Foreign Affairs (BZ) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Finance Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Elske Veenstra, Tycho Smit, Hans Bolscher How much private finance was mobilised by Dutch national climate finance? For the third year in a row, Trinomics has supported the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in…

Indicators for monitoring Energy Union implementation

Client: European Commission – DG Energy Implementation period: 2016 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Jessica Yearwood Study with evaluation criteria on early estimates of main energy balance sheets components in 2015 and for the production and visualisation of indicators to monitor Energy Union implementation An integrated governance and monitoring…

Decomposition analysis of emissions from large combustion plants

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2017 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Matthew Smith, Tycho Smit What were the driving factors behind the reduced emissions of key pollutants from large combustion plants (LCPs)? Between 2004-2015, the emissions of four key pollutants originating from large combustion plants (LCPs) in the EU…

Establishment of an MRV framework for climate finance in El Salvador

Client: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: El Salvador Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan, Jessica Yearwood, Niclas Gottmann Preparing El Salvador for (international) climate finance: development of a monitoring, reporting, and verification (MRV) system The Paris Climate Agreement saw the establishment…

Support for an ex-ante impact assessment of the post-2020 financial instrument for environment and climate (LIFE)

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action/DG Environment Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Environment Topic: Climate Finance, Biodiversity & Natural Capital, Environmental Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Katarina Svatikova, Federica Gerber What will the post-2020 LIFE programme look like? As the current programming period of LIFE (2014-2020) is coming to an end,…

National approach and architecture for climate finance in El Salvador

Client: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: El Salvador Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan, Jessica Yearwood, Niclas Gottmann Preparing El Salvador for (international) climate finance: drawing up a strategic roadmap and designing an inter-institutional architecture The Paris Climate Agreement saw the…

Evaluation of the Access to Energy Fund

Client: Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (BZ) Implementation period: 2016 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Sub-Saharan Africa, The Netherlands Theme:  Energy Topic: Renewable Energy Experts:  Jurgen Vermeulen, Elske Veenstra How well is the Dutch Access to Energy Fund performing? In 2004, the Dutch government committed to providing 10 million people in developing countries with modern forms of sustainable energy…

Future energy indicators for the European Environment Agency

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency, Energy Markets, Renewable Energy, Energy Policy, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Resource Efficiency, Circular Economy Experts:  Rob Williams, Jessica Yearwood, Elske Veenstra What indicators best measure progress towards the EU’s energy objectives? The project involves the…

European energy industry investments

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2016 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Markets, Renewable Energy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Jessica Yearwood, Luc van Nuffel Which policies can facilitate the realisation of the required investments in the electricity sector? This study was prepared at the request of the…

Workshop EU energy independence, security of supply and diversification of sources

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2016 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Jessica Yearwood, Koen Rademaekers, Luc van Nuffel How can we potentially tackle the EU gas import dependence, to enhance security of supply? The aim of this assignment was to prepare a workshop…