GROW Gets New Director
David de Jager has succeeded Ernst van Zuijlen as the Director of GROW (Growth through Research, development & demonstration in Offshore Wind).
De Jager comes from consultancy firm Ecofys and has almost 30 years of experience in renewable energy, notably on the interaction of technology development, policy design, and finance.
Over the past decade, he acted as Operating Agent for the IEA-RETD, an international research program of the International Energy Agency.
GROW is a consortium of 20 Dutch companies and knowledge institutes that have agreed on knowledge exchange and cooperation throughout the program to reduce the costs of offshore wind and to increase the value in the energy system and in the ecosystem.