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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]

June 8, 2015

ECN is seeking a technology manufacturing company

ECN's laboratories are a hive of activity with continuous experiments using the latest technology. We develop, test and refine technologies until they are truly ready for the market. For LIBRA, the big moment has arrived. The technology for converting a useless waste stream from paper factories...[more]

June 2, 2015

ECN supports Kenyan government to tackle climate change

ECN is supporting many developing countries to minimize and mitigate the impact of climate change. In 2010 the Kenyan government selected ECN and partners to help develop its National Climate Change Action Plan (NCCAP). Besides the Kenyan authorities, ECN has also served the European Commission,...[more]

June 2, 2015

Hebei Province and ECN start cooperation on environmental technologies

On 19 May, ECN and the Hebei Environment Federation (China) signed a Strategic Cooperation Memorandum to mark the start of their cooperation in environmental technology. Their joint aim is to develop and advance new energy and environmental technology, including air & soil quality technology,...[more]

May 28, 2015

All new cars electric as of 2035 is going to require some effort

ECN study reveals necessary steps for low-emission transport sector.[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]

May 13, 2015

Visit ECN at the China (Langfang) International Economic & Trade Fair

ECN has accepted the invitation of the Environmental Protection Bureau of the Province of Hebei (China) to be present at the Langfang Trade Fair from 18 to 21 May 2015. ECN’s activities fit very well with the scope of the fair, which has a strong focus on environmental topics. We welcome you at...[more]

May 13, 2015

Floating train at 2000 km/h set to store 10% of Dutch electricity

ECN's Energy Train could revolutionise the world of energy storage[more]

May 4, 2015

Workshop invitation: "Electrification of the Chemical Industry"

TNO and ECN would like to invite you to the workshop 'Electrification of the Chemical Industry’ that will take place on Thursday, May 28th. The goal is to bring together companies from the chemical industry, the energy sector, equipment manufacturers and knowledge infrastructure to address the use...[more]

April 20, 2015

International interest in ECN models for risk assessment of construction products

There is international interest in ECN models which can be used to assess the environmental risks of construction products. This was demonstrated at two international meetings involving consultations between model experts.[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]

April 10, 2015

Zonne-energie is een essentiële bouwsteen voor de duurzame energiehuishouding

Wim Sinke (ECN) reageert op CPB Discussion Paper 301: “Technological Uncertainty in Meeting Europe’s Decarbonisation Goals” gepubliceerd januari 2015[more]

April 10, 2015

Project EuRyDice launched

“Energy-efficient valorization of components from process streams” is the full title of the new EuRyDice project that will be carried out by AkzoNobel, Corbion, DOW, Hexion, ECN, KWR, and VITO within the ISPT framework.[more]

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]

April 1, 2015

LOCOSTO: improving industrial energy efficiency by storage of heat

Storing heat to use this heat at a later time is a good way to save energy. Industrial batch processes for example can benefit from heat storage by heating a new batch with the waste heat of the previous batch. Although heat storage technology is known for a very long time, industrial applications...[more]

March 25, 2015

JIP on installation strategy leads to award at EWEA Offshore 2015

In 2014, ECN within the Dutch FLOW “industrialize installation” project in cooperation with IHC (as project coordinator) and Van Oord and Ballast Nedam (as project participant) developed a logistics and planning tool for offshore wind installation. ECN Install is a planning tool that can be used...[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]

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]

March 13, 2015

A successful first year for the ‘Smart Delta Resources Platform’

The Platform to bolster the competitiveness of the industry in Zeeland has yielded over 20 projects on collaboration and synergy in raw materials and energy use.[more]

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