BETUWE+ thesis wins first price in ‘Future Ideas’ competition

BETUWE+ thesis wins first price in ‘Future Ideas’ competition

WUR Landscape Architecture student wins first price of the international Future Ideas competition. Rosanne Weijers had submitted her BSc thesis entitled ‘Resounding Overbetuwe'; a result of the BETUWE+ thesis studio in May/June 2013. In her thesis, Rosanne succeeded to employ renewable energy as a means to solve problems posed by the existing highway A15 (noise, barrier and visual impact). The award ceremony will take place on the 14th of...

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New project: Parkstad Limburg Energie Transitie (PALET)

New project: Parkstad Limburg Energie Transitie (PALET)

The city region Parkstad Limburg has initiated a new project in order to transform from a region relying almost entirely on fossil fuels to renewable energy sources. Aim of the PArkstad Limburg Energy Transition (PALET) project is to investigate the potentials for energy savings and provision of renewable energy in Parkstad Limburg, ultimately leading to a concrete, realistic and accepted ambition. The Parkstad Limburg region consists of eight...

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2 May NRGlab guest lecture: ‘Renewable Energy and Landscape Aesthetics’ by Prof.Dr. Sören Schöbel-Rutschmann (TU Munich)

2 May NRGlab guest lecture: ‘Renewable Energy and Landscape Aesthetics’ by Prof.Dr. Sören Schöbel-Rutschmann (TU Munich)

We are happy to announce the next NRGlab guest lecture at May 2 by Prof. Dr. Sören Schöbel-Rutschmann. He is Professor of Landscape Architecture and Regional Open Space at the Technical University Munich, Germany. During his talk he will address one of his core research interests: renewable energy and landscape aesthetics. The lecture is embedded in the Wageningen University BSc thesis course but open to a wider public. Again, study...

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New project Sustainable Transport-corridor Betuwe (DTB)

New project Sustainable Transport-corridor Betuwe (DTB)

The Province of Gelderland has initiated the Duurzame Transportcorridor Betuwe (DTB) project to investigate the potentials for energy savings and renewable energy provision in the Betuwe transport corridor (1st and 2nd step trias energetica). The Betuwe corridor streches from East to West Gelderland and comprises the freeway A15, the Betuwe railroad and the area between the two rivers Nederijn and Waal (see map below). The NRGlab has been asked...

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