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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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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