ECN/WUR position paper

ECN/WUR position paper

Energy transition: A new dimension in our landscape. Researchers from the Energy Research Center of the Netherlands (ECN) and Wageningen University (WUR) joined forces to compose a position paper about the spatial consequences of sustainable energy transition in the Netherlands. Preamble: The transition to a sustainable energy system has many, partly profound consequences for our society. This includes, among others, changes in our living...

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Presentation 2017 UNISCAPE conference in Copenhagen, Denmark

Presentation 2017 UNISCAPE conference in Copenhagen, Denmark

June 19 and 20, NRGlab researcher Roberta Pistoni attended the UNISCAPE Conference “Landscape futures” held at Copenhagen University. She presented a part of her ongoing PhD research – about French and Dutch landscape architects contribution in planning and designing the ongoing energy transition – in the conference session “Imagining future landscapes”. More information about the conference and the book of abstracts could be...

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Presentation design atelier urban energy transition in Zwolle

Presentation design atelier urban energy transition in Zwolle

June 22, Sven Stremke presented at the design atelier urban energy transition in Zwolle. He was invited to speak about recent work on high-density energy landscapes with examples from the PALET project and serve as guest critic to the six design teams that explored innovative design ideas. This Atelier was the second in a sequence of three events that address energy transition across three scales: the building, the city and the landscape. The...

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Participation 2017 RELY Training School on Iceland

Participation 2017 RELY Training School on Iceland

NRGlab member Paolo Picchi took part in the 2017 Training School hosted by the RELY Cost Action program. The second edition of this Training School took place from May 22 to 26 on Iceland, hosted by the University of Iceland and the Municipality of ‘Arnes. The main theme of the 2017 edition was ‘Questions of Power and Participation: Renewable Energy and Landscape in Policy and Planning’. Paolo Picchi, Finn Arler and other researchers...

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Presentation Eco-Energy Town symposium in Soul, Republic of Korea

Presentation Eco-Energy Town symposium in Soul, Republic of Korea

May 18, Sven Stremke will give an invited presentation at the Eco-Energy Town Symposium in Seoul, upon invitation by the Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy. His talk will be on research conducted with NRGlab member Renée de Waal on three European communities that have transited to renewable energy sources (De Waal and Stremke, 2014) and more recent research with NRGlab member Dirk Oudes on sustainable energy transition at the...

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Design project shortlisted in Post-Fossil City competition

Design project shortlisted in Post-Fossil City competition

Tom van Heeswijk’s design project got shortlisted, between 250 submissions from 40 countries. The ten finalists presented their imaginative ideas on March 16 in Utrecht/The Netherlands. In a post-fossil city, public spaces are more than places to live, work and recreate. In a post-fossil city, public spaces are places that generate sustainable energy, that is used in households and to power electric cars. ‘Solar energy in public...

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