Research

Execution of third party funded projects

10/2011-03/2012   Policy Evaluation Security of Energy Supply, for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: with Martijn Groenleer Policy, Organisation, Law & Gaming, Delft University of Technology.

07/2010–12/2010  Risico Communicatie Buitendijks, with Bertien Broekhans, voor het  deelprogramma Waterveiligheid van het Deltaprogramma. RWS DG Water.

07/2008–01/2010 Naar een nieuwe Zaanse mix, with Dijkema, G.P.J. Correlje, A.F., Ellen van Bueren. For the municipality of Zaanstad. Faculty TBM, TU Delft, The Netherlands.

06/2008–01/2008  Fase 2 Development of an all-island Curacao energy Policy. For the Refineria di Korsou N.V./ Island Government of Curacao. (with IVM/VU Amsterdam and Clingendael International Energy Programme.)

09/2007–03/2008  Infrastructures: Time to invest, Wetenschappelijk Raad voor Regeringsbeleid (WRR), Den Haag. 

09/2007–01/2008  Fase 1 Development of an all-island Curacao energy Policy. For the Refineria di Korsou N.V/ Island Government of Curacao. (with Clingendael International Energy Programme)

2007                        Onderzoek Werking Seizoensflexibiliteitsmarkt voor aardgas: For the Ministery of Economic Affairs (with ECORYS Nederland BV) 

2007                        Evaluatie Wet Voorraadvorming Aardolieproducten 2001: In opdracht van Ministerie van Economische Zaken – Directie Coördinatie, Strategie en Internationaal (with ECORYS Nederland BV)

2006                        Evaluatie Elektriciteitswet en Gaswet: In opdracht van Ministerie van Economische Zaken – Directie Coördinatie, Strategie en Internationaal (with ECORYS Nederland BV) 

06/2005–09/2007  Identification of issues and research planning for Perceptie en Risicocommunicate bij het Omgaan met Overstromingsrisicos (OMO), for Leven met water.

03/2005–06/2006  Regulation of Gas Markets, for the International Gas Union. (with Clingendael International Energy Programme)

01/2005–05/2005  Regulation of Underground Gas Storages, for Gasunie Transport Services. Faculty TBM, TU Delft, The Netherlands.

01/2003–01/2004  Geopolitical Risks and Energy Security of Supply. For the European Commission, DG TREN (with Clingendael International Energy Programme).

12/2002–05/2004  Kansen en bedreigingen voor Nederland op de Europese flexibiliteitmarkt na de liberalisatie.  For Gasunie Trade & Supply.

10/2002–06/2003  Development of a CBA-approach for Energy Security of Supply Policy, for the Ministry of Economic Affairs (with the Dutch Central Planning Office, CPB).

08/2002-12/2002   Evaluation of Flooding Risk, for the Ministry of Traffic and Watermanagement (with Prof. J.J. Bouma, Dr. J. van Ast).

05/2001-08/2001   De Zuiderzeelijn en het Rondje Randstad: Evaluation of combinations of alternative rail transport concepts, for the Ministry of Traffic and Watermanagement (with Prof. G.J van der Knaap, dr. H. Geerlings, dr. L vander Laan).

04/2001-09/2001   Co-ordination of Case study on household energy use, water consumption and waste generation: The Netherlands and writing of the household energy use section, for the OECD Programme on Sustainable consumption (with drs. J. Klostermann, dr. S. Slingerland)

01/2001-01/2003   Besluit Aanleg Energie-Infrastructuur: Competitie, innovatie en duurzaamheid? [Decision-making on the construction of energy infrastructure: Competition, innovation and sustainability?], for Novem (NL).

05/2000-07/2000   Human Dimensions of Global Change research in the Netherlands: Themes for the future. Research programme for the Dutch HDP Commission, Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences (KNAW).

09/1999-10/1999   Organization of and introductions to study tour on ‘Regulation of Electricity Markets in Europe’ for the Vice-Minister of Mines and Energy and officials of the Ministry of Public Works and Communications of Paraguay (with Energy Strategies, NL).

07/1999-08/1999   The Dutch Natural Gas Market and the Situation of Gasunie: An Analysis of the Current Situation and Possible Future Developments (with Energy Advise, UK).

06/1999-06/2003   Integrated Watermanagement. Water Scarcity in the Netherlands: an institutional economics approach, for Rijkswaterstaat Zeeland. (with Prof. dr. H. Saeys en Prof. J.J. Bouma).

01/1999                  Analysis of research opportunities in 5th EU DG XII Framework program for the social, environmental and spatial sciences, for Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research NWO (NL).

11/1998-12/1999   Optimalisation Energy Infrastructure (OEI) in the Future: a strategic view to a liberal future, geared towards a greater effect of the OEI program, for Novem (NL).

10/1998-01/1999   Position Paper to the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs on behalf of the 1999 Energy Policy Paper: Position Paper: Liberalisering, duurzame energie en energiebesparing (Sustainable and energy efficiency policies in a liberal context) for the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs.

07/1999-09/1999   Contributions to The Dutch Natural gas market and the situation of Gasunie: An analysis of the current situation (1999) and possible future developments  (for Energy Advise, UK).

01/1999-03/1999   Analysis of Dutch electricity and gas retail trade, for EDF (with ACT, Paris)

12/1997-05/1998   Research and scriptwriting for three part television documentary on economic, political and social aspects of Dutch natural gas: Hollands Welvaren: De geschiedenis van een Nederlandse bodemschat [Holland's Affluence: the history of a Dutch natural resource], broadcasted 17, 24, 31 may 1998, (also in august 1998 and in june 1999) for Tros/Teleac, Hilversum

12/1997-10/1998   Analysis of institutional framework for energy conservation policies in EU countries: Fortalecimiento del Diseño Institucional y de la Regulación para profundizar la Modernización de las Políticas Energéticas de los Países de América Latina: El Uso Eficiente de la Energía. Sub-Proyecto: Sistematización de los Marcos Legales, Regulatorios e Institucionales Europeos sobre Uso Eficiente de la Energía (CEPAL, European Commission, Synergy programme DG XVII).

09/1997-12/1999   Economist and European natural gas specialist in International Co-operation with Mercosur: Energy-market integration in the MERCOSUR-area (EU-Commission, Synergy Programme DGXVII (with NIFES Consulting Group, UK)

07/1996-09/1996   Economic Development, Energy Use and Efficiency in Thailand. Scenario-based estimation of the energy savings in the industry, achieved through the implementation of the Thai Energy Conservation programme over the period 1995-2005 (for National Energy Policy Organization [NEPO], Bangkok).

03/1996-04/1996   Contributions to The Dutch Natural gas market: An analysis of the current situation and possible future developments in the light of the Third Energy White Paper (for Energy Advise, UK).

02/1996                  Organization and guidance of study tour on budgeting, accounting and programme monitoring for energy conservation programmes, to the Netherlands, the IEA/OECD and the EU-Commission, for the Thai Energy Conservation Programme (National Energy Policy Organization, Bangkok) (with Energy Development and Planning (EDP), Netherlands).

01/1996-03/1996   Qualitative and quantitative evaluation of the Dutch programme for noise reduction in large-scale industrial sites and projects (Jumbo-Programme), for the Dutch Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planing and Environment (with RIGO, Amsterdam, Netherlands). 

5/1995-6/1995       Institutional and economic analysis of the Spanish electricity sector and the new Spanish Electricity Law, as part of a feasibility study for the expansion of  independent power production and small-scale hydro plants (on behalf of Energy Advice, UK)

04/1995-06/1996   Institutional and economic analysis of the Rumanian energy and cement sectors, as part of a feasibility study for the substitution of coal for natural gas in the cement industry, for the EU-Phare programme (with Nifes, UK)

01/1995-07/1995   Environmental impacts of energy systems in African countries: Study on legal and institutional issues, for the African Development Bank, African Energy Programme, Abidjan Ivory Coast (with EDP, Netherlands).

12/1994-01/1995   Contributions to An Energy Accounting System for Africa, a plan for the establishment of  an institutional framework for the collection of data on energy use and production in Africa, for the African Development Bank, African Energy Programme, Abidjan Ivory Coast (with EDP Netherlands).

07/1994-12/1994   Institutional and economic analysis of the Chilean electricity sector, as part of a feasibility study for the expansion of  CHP in certain industrial branches for the Chilean Comision Nacional de Energía (with Adviesburo voor Energie Strategie (AES), Netherlands).

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