Peer-reviewed paper published: Evolution of energy landscapes

Peer-reviewed paper published: Evolution of energy landscapes

In June 2020, the article Evolution of energy landscapes: a regional case study in the Western Netherlands, written by Sven Stremke and Jolanda de Jong was published by the international open access journal Sustainability. The research was supported by the Dutch national cultural heritage service (Rijksdienst voor Cultureel Erfgoed, RCE). The paper illustrates and discusses the spatial impact of past and ongoing energy transitions in the...

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Algemeen Dagblad – National newspaper interview Energy Garden project

Algemeen Dagblad – National newspaper interview Energy Garden project

On the 27th of January 2020, the national newspaper Algemeen Dagblad published an interview with Sven Stremke et al. on the Energy Garden project. The full interview (in Dutch) can be accessed here.   Figure: Concept design for the Energy garden in Wijhe, The Netherlands (drawing by Merel Enserink and modified by AD)....

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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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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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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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National Climate Agreement: NRGlab participated in Dutch negotiations

National Climate Agreement: NRGlab participated in Dutch negotiations

The implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement (COP 21) presents one of the greatest challenges for the planning, design and management of the environment. That is why, in the Netherlands, spatial experts have been asked to participate in the negotiations of the National Climate Agreement (in Dutch Klimaatakkoord). The negotiations took place between April and December 2018, on five so-called sector tables: Electricity, industry, mobility,...

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