The optimal regulatory framework for the EU gas market
This paper discusses how to determine the optimal regulatory framework for the EU natural gas market and what such a framework would look like.
Review of the evaluation of the Energy Innovation Agenda
Carl Koopmans carried out an independent review of the evaluation of the Energy Innovation Agenda.
Alternatives to government revenues from natural gas
An accelerated reduction of the gas production from the Groningen gas field will cost up to € 3.8 billion per year. SEO has designed four green tax packages that provide alternative income.
Evaluation of the SDE+ scheme
The SDE+ scheme is the main policy instrument used by the government to contribute to achieving the renewable energy targets for 2020 and 2023. This study evaluates the effectiveness and efficiency of the SDE+ instrument.
New incentives for renewable electricity supply in 2020-2030
In 2030, 60 percent of the electricity consumption can be produced sustainably using solar and wind energy. Operating grants and net metering are the most effective tools to achieve that goal.
Wind Turbines and Prosperity
What are the social costs and benefits of investing in North Sea wind power? Do wind turbines really cause damage amounting to 5 billion euros? This study looks at the facts.
Energy Policy Review 2007-2012
Did Dutch energy policy in the period 2007-2012 promote an energy economy that is internationally competitive, reliable, safe and sustainable? SEO Amsterdam Economics carried out a policy review.
Innovation policy for directing technical change in the power sector
This paper discusses policy instruments for redirecting technical change within the electricity sector to mitigate climate change.
Energy policy after 2020
Economic arguments to pursue energy policy for non-climate related reasons.
Construction and Jobs
The aim of this study is to analyse the effects on employment of energy-saving policy for residential buildings.