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March 10, 2016

ECN and WMC join forces to improve the provision of material research for industry

ECN and Knowledge Centre WMC are set to cooperate even closer in material research for industry. The expertise of both organisations in material knowledge and research are highly complementary. This makes it possible to support industry from design through to application and make available the...[more]

February 18, 2016

Materials engineering as part of design phase

A wind turbine installed on land requires different construction materials to one installed offshore in corrosive seawater. Likewise, the material used for a biogas storage cylinder will depend on the temperature and composition of the gas. So a smart choice of materials is essential to the success...[more]

October 27, 2015

Seaweed farm able to produce as much sustainable energy as wind turbines

Consortium with ECN designs ready-made installation for large-scale production [more]

September 10, 2015

European Conference of Chemical Engineering 2015

From September 27 till October 1 the 10th 2015 the European Conference of Chemical Engineering (ECCE) takes place in Nice, France. This conference focus on chemical and biochemical engineering for a new sustainable process industry in Europe. ECN has its presence in Nice and you can find us at...[more]

June 26, 2015

Explosion risk prevention? ECN tests raw materials.

What do you think can happen when particles float around in a space? That's right, they can burst into flames or even explode. Even very small amounts of powders or particles can pose serious risks in industrial processes. [more]

June 8, 2015

'Merging' on the energy highway

Sustainable energy sources are becoming increasingly important. The number of solar panels in the Netherlands doubled last year. A success? Certainly, but now the time has come for fossil and sustainable energy sources to 'merge' on the energy highway. ECN assists businesses and governments with...[more]

May 19, 2015

FGV collaborates with ECN to create high-quality fuel pellets

KUALA LUMPUR, 15 May 2015 - Felda Global Ventures Holdings Berhad (FGV), the world’s largest producer of Crude Palm Oil (CPO), has started a collaboration with the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) to use its TORWASH technology, to turn empty fruit bunches into high-quality fuel...[more]

April 16, 2015

ECN invention reduces cost of biofuel

Research institute looking for companies to help improve and implement new technology[more]

April 13, 2015

ECN signs MoU with Moroccan research institute IRESEN

Joining forces on biomass, solar and wind energy[more]

March 24, 2015

The power of Dutch-Sino cooperation

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte today witnessed the signing of two strategic deals designed to strengthen Sino-Dutch relations on sustainable energy solutions. ECN, Dahlman Renewable Technologies (DRT), Jiangsu Antai New Energy Technology (JAE) and the Jingjiang Municipal People’s Government are...[more]

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