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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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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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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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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Keynote at conference ‘Relevant’ in Amsterdam

Keynote at conference ‘Relevant’ in Amsterdam

November 20th, Dirk Oudes gave a keynote on a conference for experts on ‘external safety’ in Amsterdam. This field is concerned with safety issues in the living environment, such as risks from transport and storage of dangerous fluids. The network of external safety professionals called ‘Relevant’ organize a yearly conference, each time with a different topic. The topic of this year was energy transition and 250 people attended,...

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