In view of recent agreements in the climate treaties and the European Energy Efficiency Directive, which aims to achieve 20% energy savings in Europe by 2020, the target for the Netherlands is a cumulative energy saving in final consumption of 480 PJ in the period 2014-2020.
In order to meet these objectives, innovations in energy efficiency are necessary. TNO develops knowledge and technology for energy-efficient innovations in industrial processes.
The TNO SPT expertise group focuses on heat and process technology whereby attention is geared to:
For the implementation of these solutions, TNO works together with suppliers of raw materials, contractors, engineering firms, machine builders, installation companies and a range of large end users.
TNO focuses on technological innovation to reduce the total energy consumption in your business process, leading to a more sustainable process, lower energy consumption and lower operational costs. TNO does this in various ways, such as: