Solar Magazine: Double-interview on Solar Research Programme

Solar Magazine: Double-interview on Solar Research Programme

The Dutch SolarMagazine featured a double-interview about the new SolarResearchProgramme of Wageningen UR, coordinated by Sven Stremke and Jeroen Sluijsmans. We are working on the following six PV themes: 1. Landscape and spatial quality, 2. Biodiversity, 3. Soil quality, 4. Public acceptance, 5. Agrivoltaics, and 6. Technological innovation. The interview can be accessed here. Photo credits Dirk...

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Invited presentation Winvorm-event in Brugge, Belgium

Invited presentation Winvorm-event in Brugge, Belgium

October 15, Merel Enserink presented at the Winvorm-event “Energie in de maak”, in Brugge (Belgium). Winvorm is an initiative of the Vlaams Bouwmeester, intercommunales Leiedal and WVI, the Province West-Flanders and the Vlaamse Landmaatschappij. They frequently organize lectures to enhance the spatial quality in West-Flanders. Merel gave an introduction on the impact of the energy transition on the landscape, titled “Energy Transition...

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Environmental design in energy transition: article published on online platform Archined

Environmental design in energy transition: article published on online platform Archined

Recently, an article by Dirk Oudes and Sven Stremke was featured on Dutch independent architecture platform Archined (in Dutch). Archined aims to advance and disseminate knowledge of and the debate on urbanism, architecture and landscape architecture. Both designers from practice and academia publish on this platform. The article is titled ‘Energietransitie: gebrek aan ruimte vraagt om ontwerpers’ (Energy transition: a lack of spaces demands...

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Presentation at ECLAS conference in Oslo 16 September

Presentation at ECLAS conference in Oslo 16 September

September 16th, NRGlab member Paolo Picchi presented recent work at the ECLAS UNISCAPE Conference “Lessons from the Past, Visions for the Future” in Oslo, Norway. Paolo’s presentation was entitled “Pedagogy in transdisciplinary approaches to landscape: training public administrations in renewable energy transition, the case of Amsterdam”. The conference presentation featured the first insights of the METRO research project:...

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Merel Enserink joined NRGlab as PhD researcher

Merel Enserink joined NRGlab as PhD researcher

Merel Enserink started working as a PhD researcher at the Landscape Architecture chair group of Wageningen University & Research and joined the NRGlab team. Before this, Merel worked for several years as landscape architect and project leader with Het Oversticht. Her latest job there being program manager for sustainability, with special attention on the impact of renewable energy on the Dutch landscape and its inhabitants. The focus of her...

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Invited presentation at Energy Research and Social Science conference

Invited presentation at Energy Research and Social Science conference

May 30, Dirk Oudes presented the results of his ongoing research on photovoltaic parks at the 2nd Energy Research and Social Science (ERSS) conference (28-31st of May), in Tempe/Phoenix (Arizona). The conference was hosted by the Arizona State University and attracted more than 200 researchers focusing on energy from a wide variety of disciplines. Dirks presentation was titled ‘Case study of frontrunner photovoltaic parks in Europe: an...

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