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Limits of Recycling 2020

Client: European Environment Agency Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Circular Economy Experts:  Rob Williams, Graeme Nicholls, Andreea Beznea, Irati Artola How high can recycling targets fly? In light of increasing recycling targets and the drive for a more circular economy in Europe, the aim of the contract was to identify and…

Support for the assessment of the Long-Term Strategies of EU Member States

Client: EC – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan, Tessa Zell, Foivos Petsinaris, Liliana Guevara Opinska, Vineta Goba, William Keeling How do Member State climate ambitions contribute to the EU 2050 objectives? The Energy and Climate Governance Regulation…

Cir©Lean: European Network of Businesses and SMEs for Industrial Symbiosis

Client: EC – DG Grow Implementation period: 2019 – 2022 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Resource Efficiency Experts:  Matthew Smith, Irati Artola, Marwa Mahmoud, Hans Bolscher, Liliana Guevara Opinska Supporting the EU to create a network and tools to grow Industrial Symbiosis Earlier work by Trinomics et al established that whilst there are a number of…

Public financial contribution to international biodiversity of the Netherlands

Client: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Environment Topic: Biodiversity & Natural Capital Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan, Vineta Goba, Tessa Zell Efforts of the Netherlands to scale-up international biodiversity finance The world is witnessing a steady loss of biodiversity, which has profound consequences for human well-being.…

Mobilised private (climate) finance report 2019 in the Netherlands

Client: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Joris Moerenhout, Tessa Zell How much private finance was mobilised by Dutch public interventions for development aid and climate in 2019? The Paris Agreement emphasises the role of developed countries to take…

Rate of Return for Renewable Energy Investors

Client: Vlaamse Energieagentschap (VEA) Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Belgium Theme:  Energy Topic: Renewable Energy Experts:  Onne Hoogland, Luc van Nuffel What is an appropriate rate of return for renewable energy investors? The Flemish government stimulates investments in sustainable energy generation (renewables and CHP) through portfolio standards and certificates. For estimating the number of certificates for…

Energy storage – contribution to the security of the electricity supply in Europe

Client: EC – DG Energy Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Luc van Nuffel, João Gorenstein Dedecca, Frank Gerard What are Europe’s electricity storage needs by 2050, and how to achieve it? The need for flexibility in the energy system will increase in the decades to come…

Technical assistance to develop a tool for assessing energy efficiency policies and measures

Client: EC – DG Energy Implementation period: 2019 – 2021 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Policy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Perla C. Torres Vega, Andreea Beznea Will the energy efficiency policies in place be enough to reach the 2020 and 2030 targets? Energy efficiency is the key pillar of…

Impact assessment study on EU institutional partnerships under Horizon Europe: Clean Hydrogen

Client: EC – DG Research and Innovation Implementation period: 2019 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Environment Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Matthew Smith, João Gorenstein Dedecca, Natalie Janzow, Liliana Guevara Opinska, Frank Gerard Can an institutionalised partnership effectively promote the deployment of hydrogen technologies in power, industry and transport? The Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking…

MDB Climate Finance Methodology Consultancy

Client: European Investment Bank Implementation period: 2019 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Climate Finance Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan How can we strengthening the guidance to track climate mitigation finance? Since 2011, the Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) joined forces to develop a methodology for tracking their…

Opportunities for the inclusion of hydrogen technologies in the National Energy & Climate Plans

Client: Fuel Cells and Hydrogen 2 Joint Undertaking (FCH 2 JU) Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Energy Policy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Luc van Nuffel, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Tycho Smit, Frank Gerard To what extent can hydrogen technologies lead to increased jobs, growth, environmental sustainability and energy security? The transition to a…

Review of the methodology for the extended Dutch Sustainable Energy subsidy scheme (SDE++)

Client: Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) Implementation period: 2019 – 2019 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Renewable Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Onne Hoogland, Tycho Smit, Joris Moerenhout How will the SDE+ subsidy scheme be expanded to meet the Dutch climate goals?…