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EnTranCe opened the doors for Zpannend Zernike the ‘Weekend of Science’

Sunday the 6th of October EnTranCe opened their doors for the Weekend of Science. Various locations on the Zernike Campus were opened with activities on the theme ‘ Energy and Movement’. With special bikes, children could generate energy and make their own smoothies or juice. There was also a possibility to get a tour on

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Bert Wiersema appointed business director of Energy Academy Europe

Bert Wiersema appointed business director of Energy Academy Europe The Energy Academy Europe (EAE) has appointed dr. Bert Wiersema as its business director as of July 1st 2013. The current director, dr. Noé van Hulst, will take up a new position as Dutch ambassador at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) at Paris

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European Master of Renewable Energy Quarterly Newsletter

Content   Edito by Sian George, European Ocean Energy CEO § Master Agenda § News from Universities: Solar thermal specialisation § Best projects 2012 Zaragoza University § Meeting between EUREC and ICARE students- Article by Borja Flagg Diaz § EUREC Awards 2013 § Upcoming events See the EUREC quarterly newsletter  

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Professor Machiel Mulder appointed

The Energy Academy Europe has appointed prof. dr. Machiel Mulder as endowed professor at the Department Economics, Econometrics and Finance of the Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) at the University of Groningen (RUG) as of June 1st 2013. Professor Mulder has been a visiting researcher with the FEB since 2011. He is considered a

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Biogas from drainage ditches at EnTrance

The EnTrance facility is hosting a project to test how best to produce biogas from organic waste from ditches and other drainage canals. EnTranCe The many drainage ditches in the Netherlands need regular cleaning, a task for which the Water Boards are responsible. Big, black heaps of stinking waste are often dumped at the side

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Carbon pricing: does it work?

Australia introduced a carbon price for the heaviest polluters in July last year. It’s too early to draw conclusions, but the first figures are encouraging. When carbon pricing was introduced, opponents argued that Australian industry would flee and unemployment would rise under the burden of the tax. Nothing of the sort has happened. What has

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Project ‘1000 smart households’ to be launched

The municipality of Groningen has, together with the Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Enexis, Target Holding and 5 housing corporations, set up an innovation project based around smart meters. The aim of the project is to help a thousand households save as much energy as possible by influencing consumer behaviour. Three local companies,EnerGQ, Metsens and iNRG/Get

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Open Day

Are you looking for an international study programme abroad? Haven’t decided on a university yet? Then come visit the Open Day of the Hanze University of Applied Sciences on Saturday, 9 March 2013 This Open Day takes place from 10:00 – 16:00. During the Open Days the study programmes that you can choose from will

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Masterclass by Gertjan Lankhorst

On Wednesday 27 February, 12:00 – 14:00, an Energy Academy Europe Masterclass took place with Gertjan Lankhorst, CEO GasTerra, as a speaker. Drs. (G.J.) Gertjan Lankhorst, CEO GasTerra, gave a presentation on the changes in the gas market in relation to the energy transition and the specific role of gas within this transition. Mr. Lankhorst

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Masterclass

On Friday 15 March, 13:30 – 15:30, the Masterclass: ‘European and Russian energy policies: Areas for cooperation’ will take place. A panel of experts will explain and discuss the current European and Russian energy policies. Dialogue and the exchange of ideas are at the heart of a Masterclass. Therefore only a limited number of students