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Feb 15

ECN to advise Kuwait: Facility for Photovoltaic systems

Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) will become advisor of the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR). ECN will offer KISR advice and support in setting up and equipping a test facility for Photovoltaic (PV) systems. On 1 February ECN and KISR signed a technical cooperation agreement for this purpose. KISR will use this …

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Jan 24

Dutch national policy package needed to really get CO₂ capture going

A policy package consisting of a CO2 emission performance standard, financial support and an improved European system for CO2 trade can realise CO2 capture in new Dutch coal-fired plants in ten years’ time. This is the outcome of a study conducted by the Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) upon request of the European …

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Jan 14

96 Compulsory redundancies at the Energy research Centre of the Netherlands

ECN hit hard by discontinuation of research subsidy Friday 14 January 2011, 96 employees of the Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) in Petten (The Netherlands) have been informed that they will be dismissed. This is a direct consequence of the Dutch government´s decision to discontinue a research subsidy of 8 M€ as of …

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Dec 23

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, resulting in an estimated loss in turnover in …

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