ECN part of TNO
The Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN part of TNO) is the leading institute for energy research in the Netherlands with a staff of 600 and a turnover of 100 M€. ECN develops high-level knowledge and technology for a sustainable energy system and transfers them to the market. Torrefaction and gasification take a prominent place in the R&D portfolio of ECN part of TNO. Extensive lab-to-pilot scale research culminated in the patented BO2 technology for torrefaction and the Ambigo gasification installation.