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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Peer-reviewed paper published: Solar energy landscape design research

Peer-reviewed paper published: Solar energy landscape design research

A new peer-reviewed paper by members of the NRGlab has been published recently. The paper by Sven Stremke and Sören Schöbel is entitled Research through design for energy transition: two case studies in Germany and The Netherlands and was published by the journal of Smart and Sustainable Built Environment (SASBE). The paper is a result of a joint research effort between Wageningen University/Netherlands and the Technical University...

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Keynote at SENSE conference ‘Future Energy Landscape’

Keynote at SENSE conference ‘Future Energy Landscape’

June 20, Sven Stremke gave a keynote at the ‘Future Energy Landscape’ conference organized by SENSE – the National Research School for Socio-Economic and Natural Sciences of the Environment. The conference was co-organized by Rijkswaterstaat and will take place at Wageningen University from 10:00 to 17:00. The other keynote speakers were: Mattijs Erberveld, Coordinator Space and Sustainability Rijkswaterstaat Prof. Dr Maarten...

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Keynote & design competition at landscape quality conference

Keynote & design competition at landscape quality conference

On the 14th of February, Sven Stremke and Dirk Oudes gave a shared keynote on landscape quality and energy transition. The province of Utrecht organized the conference to draw attention to the potential of energy transition to increase landscape quality. The keynote was entitled ‘Learning to love the landscapes of carbon-neutrality’, after a paper published by Paul Selman in 2010 (Landscape Research journal). During their keynote, Sven and...

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Peer-reviewed paper published: Renewable energy and ecosystem services

Peer-reviewed paper published: Renewable energy and ecosystem services

In early January, a new peer-reviewed paper by members of the NRGlab has been published (online first). The paper by Paolo Picchi and Sven Stremke et al. entitled Advancing the relationship between renewable energy and ecosystem services for landscape planning and design: A literature review was published by the journal of Ecosystem Services. The paper is a result of Paolo’s research exchange at Wageningen University supported by Erasmus Plus,...

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