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April 7, 2015

Code of Conduct for Energy Service Companies: 33 new parties signed up

On 31 March 33 parties have signed the European Code of Conduct for Energy Performance Contracting in the Netherlands during the National ESCo Conference in Amsterdam. The code is a set of guidelines, values and principles that are fundamental for a successful implementation of EPC projects (EPCs)...[more]

March 24, 2015

CertifHy Project Launch Conference 2015 (23 April 2015) now open for registrations

A consortium of four European expert organizations (Hinicio, ECN, TÜV SÜD and LBST) have joined forces in the project CertifHy to develop an ambitious and innovative framework for the generation of guarantees of origin (GoO) for green hydrogen to be implemented in Europe.CertifHy, funded by the...[more]

December 11, 2014

First parties sign the European Code of Conduct for Energy Performance Contracting

Code of conduct launched for transparency of ESCo market[more]

December 10, 2014

ECN and Ecofys launch the Annual NAMA Status Report 2014

ECN and Ecofys launched the Annual NAMA Status Report 2014 at the ongoing UNFCCC Conference of Parties in Lima, Peru on December 8, 2014. The launch event was opened by Ms. Miriam Ott from the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, commenting...[more]

October 7, 2014

Energy transition is becoming visible in the Netherlands

The Dutch National Energy Report reveals that the objectives for renewable energy and energy savings have not yet been achieved, but the climate objective has, and employment in the energy sector is shifting from fossil fuels to renewable energy and savings.[more]

August 19, 2014

Which Smart Grids tasks and services can be performed best by either regulated DSOs or commercial market participants?

By order of the European Commission ECN together with Ecorys performed a consultancy study to shed light on this question. The energy transition brings along several new Smart Grids tasks and services in distributed electricity and gas systems in the near future. The most important new tasks and...[more]

June 26, 2014

Integrated CATO2 knowledge prepares for the next step in CO2 Capture & Storage

At the 7th Dutch symposium about CO2 Capture & Storage (CCS) on Thursday June 19th 2014, the first copy of the book ‘Linking the Chain’ was presented to Bert de Vries, Deputy Director-General Energy, Telecom and Competition at the Ministry of Economic Affairs. The book, written by Rolf de Vos...[more]

June 19, 2014

Dutch people opt for greenest solution to reduce CO2 emissions

ECN research points to dilemmas concerning use of fossil energy[more]

June 16, 2014

NAMAs are here to stay

Over the past six years since their introduction, Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) have stimulated a lot of strategic thinking and activity and continue to be a dynamic and evolving mechanism. They are still very timely and present an important paradigm shift by providing a way for...[more]

May 27, 2014

7th Dutch CCS Symposium: CATO2 results, 19 & 20 June 2014

Scientists, policy makers and decision makers are invited to join us for the 7th Dutch CCS Symposium. CATO2 organizes this two-day conference at the RAI, Amsterdam on 19 and 20 June 2014 celebrating the achievements of integrated CCS research both in the Netherlands and internationally. You are...[more]

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