Mission, vision, and goal

The Energy Valley Foundation focuses on expanding the energy sector in Drenthe, Friesland, Groningen, and northern North Holland. This is done by creating the right preconditions and accelerating new (knowledge) projects through close collaboration between the public and private sectors. The foundation's focus is on the following SWITCH themes: Gas in Transition, Energy System 2.0, and Offshore Energy.


The Energy Valley Foundation stimulates, activates, facilitates, and connects parties to create market opportunities concerning clean and innovative energy.


The North of the Netherlands has a strong position where energy is concerned, with much knowledge and commercial activity. The Energy Valley Foundation brings parties together to expand on this and take the lead in the transition towards a sustainable energy economy.


Energy Valley’s goal is to create new jobs, enhance commercial activity, and expand knowledge concerning clean energy in the north of the Netherlands.