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July 17, 2012

Business case for carbon capture utilization and storage in China within reach

With carbon prices at rock bottom, it may be surprising to hear that research conducted by ECN indicates that a business case for CCUS (carbon capture utilization and storage) in China is still within reach. [more]

July 16, 2012

Travel guide for policy makers

Lost in the land of the energy transition? ECN has written a travel guide for policy makers: Tracking and trailblazing, of which the executive summary is now available in English.[more]

June 29, 2012

Benefits of competition in gas infrastructure investments underexploited

The European gas market is in transition. In the upcoming period, there is a serious need for significant investment in gas infrastructure, such as pipelines, gas storage facilities and LNG terminals. In order to ensure that this can be achieved effectively, this kind of investment needs less...[more]

June 14, 2012

ECN co-organiser International Energy Workshop in Cape Town, June 19-21

In a world of environmental and economic challenges and uncertainties, modeling is an increasingly important tool for addressing the complexity of energy planning and policy making. The International Energy Workshop (IEW) is one of the leading conferences for the international energy modeling...[more]

May 24, 2012

Development countries are supported by new climate regime

ECN and Ecofys have launched their mid-year update of the Annual Status Report on Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs). NAMAs are part of the new climate regime and intend to help developing countries pursue development while keeping emissions low(er).[more]

April 11, 2012

Energy aid in times of climate change

An ECN report on designing climate compatible development strategies.[more]

March 19, 2012

ECN participates in workshop of ITRE commission of European Parliament

Last year, the European Commission issued a proposal for a Regulation on guidelines for trans-European energy infrastructure. The Commission proposes to select a number of projects of common interest which are important to reach its climate and energy goals. Projects of common interest benefit from...[more]

February 29, 2012

Underground CO2 storage put to the test: is it safe and effective?

Today, the results of CO2ReMoVe, an EU project on CO2 storage, will be presented at its closing conference near Paris. The CO2ReMoVe project has involved over 30 partners from research and industry from Europe and beyond, and has been running for six years. A key conclusion is that results from all...[more]

February 20, 2012

Sustainable ways of living are SPREADing across Europe

New initiatives and social innovation to inspire a shift to sustainable, high-quality lifestyles in the Europe of 2050. [more]

February 3, 2012

New direction ECN: with and for the market

Today, Friday 3 February, the complete Board of Directors presented ECN’s new strategy plan 2012-2015 to Mark Dierikx, Director General for Energy, Telecom and Competition of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation (EL&I). [more]

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