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Live blog from Port & City: Connected Energy

From the conference venue of Taets, located in an industrial monument at the border of the NorthSea Canal in Zaanstad, we present our live blog. The conference Port&City: Connected Energy is opened by Dick Emmer, Alderman for Sustainability of Zaanstad. … Continue reading

Stability

The European power grids have been devised as centralised systems, centred around a few production units that can be regulated by the grid operator. For a centralised system, it is a major change that thousands of businesses and households start … Continue reading

Blog from e-harbours final conference

This is our live blog recordings from the Let’s Go – Leadership in Energy TranSition and GOvernance Welcome in one of the most remarkable new buildings in the city center of Zaanstad, the Inntel Hotel. The conference starts with a … Continue reading

Lessons for business (and domestic) consumers

In the following table, we have summarised the findings of the e-harbours programme. We make a distinction between findings that are relevant for government bodies and policy makers, and lessons for consumers or business. The grid works at the moment … Continue reading

The point of Arrival of e-harbours: Findings, Lessons learned and Recommendations

Things that e-harbours found: our top 10 For large harbours, finding flexibility is the key The e-harbours project was funded on the premise that harbour regions – with their enormous demand for energy – would have substantial amounts of untapped … Continue reading

Lessons for Policy makers

In the following table, we have summarised the findings of the e-harbours programme. We make a distinction between findings that are relevant for government bodies and policy makers, and lessons for consumers or business. The grid works at the moment … Continue reading

Management Summary

Background The European Union has agreed upon ambitious targets to address climate change, energy security and economic competitiveness. By 2020 primary energy consumption must be cut by 20% across Europe and the share of renewable energy must be increased to … Continue reading

Framework e-harbours #1

This is eharbours: Renewable energy Smart grids Electric mobility Go to our download section here >> Lessons for stakeholders Smart energy in 5 min (All videos »)

Final conference – LET’S Go

Let’s Go – Leadership in Energy TranSition and GOvernance Zaanstad, 12 and 13 february 2014 E-harbours final event: Smart energy solutions in harbour areas In mid February the Final conference of e-harbours was arranged in Zaanstad. The final conference covering … Continue reading

Showcase Zaanstad

On Nov. 11th 2014, the well-known Dutch specialist on sustainability issues Jan Paul van Soest presented a lecture on ‘Energy in the Zaanstad area’.  In the audience representatives of the local business community, civil servants, politicians, local energy cooperatives and … Continue reading