Changes in the energy sector are taking place more rapidly than many people think. The current number of 200,000 households that generate their own energy by means of solar panels increases by several hundred each day. At the same time, a fast growing number of Dutch citizens use electricity instead of gas or petrol for cooking, showering and driving. Rapid technological developments enhance the opportunities for realisation of our mission: sustainable energy for everyone. Eneco is picking up the pace to take advantage of these opportunities and to accelerate the energy transition, with technology and innovation as the main driving forces.
Innovation is a central aspect within the Eneco organisation. The aim is to assess and, where possible, field-test the many excellent and innovative ideas that are contributed from within and outside Eneco Group and, ultimately, introduce them on the market. The following four focal areas have been specified: