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January 10, 2011

Kyoto successor still long way off after Cancun

An opinion piece by Heleen de Coninck, researcher at ECN. She criticises the success of Cancún.[more]

November 16, 2010

Large cutbacks at ECN

As of 1 January 2011, the Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) will be facing a cutback of 8M€ annually in the research subsidy received from the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation. As a consequence, revenue from collaboration projects and assignments will be lost,...[more]

November 15, 2010

Acceleration new energy generation technologies by European cooperation

EERA launches three new joint energy research programmes, bringing together more than 1000 researchers from almost 100 research organisations across Europe in a collaboration aiming to accelerate the development of energy technologies.[more]

November 3, 2010

Coping with criticism in CCS

A short film with ECN researcher Heleen de Coninck in the lead.[more]

October 20, 2010

Bob van der Zwaan appointed Adjunct Professor of International Relations

Amsterdam/Petten – Johns Hopkins University has appointed Bob van der Zwaan as Adjunct Professor of International Relations from 1 September 2010. This new chair is part of the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of Johns Hopkins University in Bologna and will be dedicated to teaching...[more]

September 16, 2010

ECN publishes NREAP Data Report on EU Member States

The National Renewable Energy Action Plans (NREAPs) are documents in which European Member States explain how they intend to reach their renewable energy targets for the year 2020 and the paths towards them.  EU Member States are obliged to submit National Renewable Energy Action Plans...[more]

September 9, 2010

Paul Korting successor to Ton Hoff at ECN

Petten, 9th september 2010 Paul Korting (56), currently General Director Industry and Technology at TNO, has been appointed as Managing Director of ECN by the Supervisory Board of ECN as of 1 December 2010. Paul Korting is joining ECN after a lengthy career at TNO. With a background in...[more]

September 8, 2010

Amsterdam Conference marks major milestone in CO2 capture, transport and storage

Global exchange of science and experiences ‘From research to reality’ is the theme of the 10th Greenhouse Gas Technologies Control Conference (GHGT-10), which will be held in Amsterdam from September 19 - 23. More than 1500 scientists will discuss barriers to and opportunities for implementing...[more]

July 7, 2010

Synergies in deployment of renewable energy and electric transport

Renewable energy sources, as wind and solar energy, can support the further development of clean and efficient road transport systems, and vice versa. This is the outcome of a study, commissioned by the International Energy Agency Implementing Agreement for Renewable Energy Technology Deployment -...[more]

July 6, 2010

Membrane reactor winner of the TU/e Design Award 2010

The Spanish engineer Francisco Zaragoza Martin has designed a power station with a new type of membrane reactor. The design is based on pre-combustion technology, whereby the reactor separates hydrogen from CO2 using ECN’s patented membrane reactor system. The remaining CO2 can be stored in the...[more]

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