The Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) is a government funded institute working on carbon capture and utilisation technologies. These activities are performed by the Sustainable Process Technology group within the Biomass and Energy and Efficiency unit. Its highly qualified professionals work on sustainable process technologies in national and international projects with government, industries and academia.
ECN has a strong knowledge of political, economic and social aspects of energy technology implementation. This work is carried out by the Policy Studies department, which possesses extensive international expertise and contacts in energy and climate policy research. It also has long-term experience in socio-economic research on various energy and climate related topics, including CCS.