The foundation Future Energy Systems was established in August 2020. The foundation is hereafter abbreviated as FES. This FES website relates to all activities performed by FES The FES website is owned by FES. 

Applicable Law

This website, and all legal relations arising from the use of this website, is governed by Dutch law. Any disputes arising from or connected to the use of this website will fall under the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent court in the district in which FES is seated. 


FES is not liable for any damages, of any nature whatsoever and under which name whatsoever, which may arise from the use of this website. 

You will indemnify FES expressly from any liability and you will indemnify FES against any and all claims of third parties arising from or connected to the use of the website. 


The content and design of these website pages are governed by the copyright of Future Energy Systems, or can be used with permission of third party copyright holders. Reproduction is prohibited, except under observance of the full Copyright Notice. The full Copyright Notice, as described hereafter, is part of these present conditions. 

External contents

www.fes.institute may also contain links to other websites. These links are offered for further information and may not be viewed as a sign that FES promotes or endorses these websites and/or their content; FES bears no responsibility for the content of these linked websites. 


Energy Commons Institute Privacy statement, as described hereafter, forms part of these present conditions. 

Information about Cookies

We hereby refer to the separate section on information about Cookies. For more information, please go to the cookies page. 

Full Copyright Notice

The content of these pages is governed by the copyright of Future Energy Systems. Full or partial copy of the contents in any form is prohibited, unless such reproduction is made on the basis of the following permitting conditions: 

Permission to copy for purely personal use: 

  • You may print or load parts of the content on a local hard disk for personal use only. 

Permission to copy for limited purposes: 

  • You may copy parts of the content for the benefit of personal information of individual third parties, provided: 
  • you mention the website as the source of the information; and 
  • you inform the third party of these terms of use and the third party agrees to comply with these conditions. 

However, this permission to copy does not allow the content in whole or in part to be included in another work or in another publication in any form whatsoever without the prior consent of FES. Without limiting the foregoing, no part of the website may: 

  • be distributed or copied for commercial purposes; nor  
  • be reproduced, transmitted or stored in or onto another Website or another system for electronic consultation. 

Privacy Statement

FES may ask you to provide certain information when you visit this website. FES may provide this information to third parties if this is legally required, or insofar these third parties process the information on behalf of FES. 

FES respects the privacy of all visitors to her website. In case we ask for your personal details, we’ll treat the information confidentially and use it to provide you with relevant information. We will only provide the data to third parties when FES involves them to provide you with the information requested by you. By submitting your details you agree with these terms. In case you disagree, please don’t submit your details. 

Privacy of your data, which is provided via either the website or in any other way (eg. through direct customer contact), is essential as part of our service. We are GDPR compliant (GDPR = General Data Protection Regulation). 

Statistical Information

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies” (text files placed on your computer) to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by “cookies” relating to your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google uses this information to track how you use the website, to compile reports on website activity for website operators and to provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may provide this information to third parties if this is legally required or insofar these third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not combine your IP address with any other data held by Google. 

To furthermore protect your personal details and to comply with the guidelines set by the College Bescherming PersoonsgegevensFES has disabled the functionality of sharing your information with Google Analytics and anonymized your IP address. 

You can refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. Please note, however, that in that case you may not be able to use all the features of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. 

Other Websites

This FES website may contain links to make it easier for the user to consult other websites. If the user uses these links to leave this FES website and visit the website of a third party, FES cannot exert any control on that particular website. FES can also not vouch for the protection and privacy of information which users have provided on their visit to the third party website. Users must apply caution and consult the privacy statement of the linked website they are visiting.