Netherlands

Groeiende behoefte aan hernieuwbare waterstof voor luchtvaartbrandstoffen in Nederland

In opdracht van het ministerie van Infrastructuur en Waterstaat heeft studio Gear Up een onderzoek uitgevoerd naar de waterstofbehoefte van de Nederlandse luchtvaartsector richting 2030 en 2050. Waterstof is nodig voor de productie van duurzame, biogene luchtvaartbrandstof (SAF) en e-SAF (op basis van waterstof, uit elektrolyse van hernieuwbare elektriciteit, en …

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Quick-scan analysis on the ‘Renewable energy in transport’ multiplier for biofuels in shipping

For: RVO – Netherlands Enterprise Agency [October 2022] RVO, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, asked studio Gear Up for a concise analysis on the height of the multiplier that currently is used for bunkering advanced biofuels to the maritime sector. The specific question concerned whether a change to the factor for …

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Demand for hydrogen in aviation fuels in the Netherlands

For: Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management, Department of Aviation [September – December 2022] July 2021 the European Commission presented a proposal for a regulation that would set mandatory targets for the deployment of renewable fuels in the European transport sector, known as ‘ReFuelEU Aviation’. Aimed to be implemented …

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Analysis of car sales in 2021 in the Netherlands: lower sales of ICEVS ánd BEVs

After years of growth of the annual new registrations of passengers cars, 2021 was characterized by a strong decrease of total registrations. For the first time the number of registered Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) was lower than the previous year, breaking with a trend of steep increases. 2021 saw a …

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To drop in or to adapt the engine?

Comparing total cost of ownership of renewables in heavy-duty trucks For: Dutch Platform Renewable Fuels and RVO [October 2021 – March 2022] studio Gear Up performed a Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) analysis on long-haul heavy duty (40t) trucks in the Netherlands. The study was commissioned by the Dutch Platform …

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About Russian crude oil and the Netherlands

The United States have announced to ban Russian oil and gas. Various Dutch national newspapers and many people on Twitter have explored the dependency of natural gas consumption in the Netherlands imported from Russia (see e.g. this article – in Dutch language – in De Volkskrant). The issue addressed the vulnerability of …

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Renewable energy in transport in NL more than doubled in ten years time, yet share fossil still above 90%

From 2011 to 2020 the share of renewable energy in the Dutch transport sector grew from 3,4% to 9,1%. This is a big achievement but yet the inconvenient reality is that still more than 90% of energy used in transport is still from fossil source (see Figure 1). In national …

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Factor renewable fuels in maritime sector

June 2021, Dutch Ministry Infrastructure and Water management wished to better understand what the effects would be of allowing only advanced biofuels to be registered for bunkers to maritime transport, and whether additional factors are needed to maintain the balance between bookings in road transport and the seagoing shipping sector. …

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Research on the deployment of food and feed crop based biofuels in the Netherlands

For: Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management, Department Sustainable Mobility (Min IenW/DuMo) [July – August 2021] During the debates in Parliament of the required changes to the Wet Milieubeheer (Law Environmental Management) to implement the Renewable Energy Directive one member of Parliament submitted a motion in which the phase …

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sGU-Rapport ‘Inzet van biobrandstoffen uit voedsel- en voedergewassen’

Een onderzoek van studio Gear Up in opdracht van het Ministerie van Infrastructuur en Waterstaat n.a.v. de aangehouden Motie (35626-21) van Kamerlid De Hoop over een afbouwpad van biobrandstoffen uit voedsel- en voedergewassen. Het rapport is hier te downloaden. In de Kamerbrief van Staatssecretaris Van Weyenberg van 8 oktober waarin …

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