Behind the scenes at SmartGrid
The Green Box is a fast-growing cleantech campus that currently houses 12 tenants. Established entrepreneurs and up-and-coming talent work together on cleantech solutions that accelerate the energy transition. At The Green Box, we are dedicated to highlight the exceptional work of our tenants, starting with SmartGrid.
Henri Bontenbal, CDA party specialist for Climate & Energy, draws inspiration from the cleantech developments at The Green Box.
For years, Bontenbal has been advocating for the energy transition as a member of the CDA in the 2nd chamber. On March 1, he planned a work field visit with his CDA colleagues from Overijssel and visited The Green Box. A must-see location.
Ynte De Vries and Rien Veldsink have joined the team of The Green Box
As of February 1, The Green Box has a new CEO: Ynte de Vries. The former COO of Koolen Industries is making the switch to The Green Box to accelerate the development of the cleantech campus even more. In addition to Ynte, Rien Veldsink is also transitioning from Koolen Industries to The Green Box team.
Successful collaboration Inholland & The Green Box
This week, 4 student teams from Inholland pitched their innovative ideas about possible business models to The Green Box team. Inspired by the plans of the students, the recently expanded team of The Green Box continues to build on their plans and realization of the Cleantech campus in Hengelo.
Eaton launches new mcc and power distribution system at customer event at The Green Box campus
At the beginning of December the xEnergy Elite introduction event took place on The Green Box campus. Eaton customers were introduced to Eaton's latest high-end low-voltage Motor Control Center and power distribution system. This new system offers high availability and reduces the risk of arc flash.
Twente Goes Techno X The Green Box
Technology is all around us. We can't live without it anymore. Yet fewer adolescents are opting for technical studies. That’s a shame because new talents are desperately needed in the technology sector. But how do high school students know if they have an affinity for technology? As the campus for companies in the energy transition sector, The Green Box serves as a figurehead when it comes to technical challenges and possibilities!
Join our workshop "Energy Transition Innovations" at the Sustainability week
Innovations in the energy transition are much needed. Not only innovations in technology (solar panels, NFT) but also in the socio-economic field. The Green Box, bind & Koolen Industries have joined forces and take you on an energy transition journey. Experts introduce existing trends in energy transition around the globe.
The Green Box campus facilitates new sustainable accommodation for Eaton
The entire building is fully sustainable and equipped with the most advanced energy-saving techniques. From EV charging stations and energy-efficient lighting to sustainable generation through solar panels. Climate control is organized by a VRF system.
Developments at The Green Box
It remained quiet at the Green Box for the past few months. And yet it was anything but quiet. Since Kees Koolen bought the Eaton complex back in 2020, non-stop developments have happened. This metamorphosis continues in various phases, in which Eaton withdraws and makes way for The Green Box campus.
BBC World Business Report: The Green Box eyes energy transition ideas
News of the The Green Box - the new science, technology and enterprise campus dedicated to the development of viable and affordable clean energy solutions - has been brought to a 319 million strong global radio audience by the BBC World Service.
Kees Koolen establishes clean tech campus “The Green Box” in Hengelo
Dutch entrepreneur and investor Kees Koolen has acquired a large site in Hengelo to establish a new science, technology and enterprise campus dedicated to the development of viable and affordable clean energy solutions.