2020 Masterclass High Density Energy Landscapes in Amsterdam

2020 Masterclass High Density Energy Landscapes in Amsterdam

In September 2020, the second edition of the Masterclass High Density Energy Landscapes took place in Amsterdam. Civil servants from different teams in the municipality of Amsterdam (Space and Sustainability Department) and the municipality of Diemen worked for one week on the complex landscape infrastructure of the Diemerscheg – the green landscape corridor in the East of Amsterdam. This year’s assignment called for the application of...

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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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