solar energy

solar energy
Jul 7 '17 17:30

Solar park Sunport, the largest solar park in the Netherlands, will help power Google's data center. Power company Eneco and Google signed an agreement to that effect, Eneco announced on Friday. Both the solar park and data center are located in Eemshaven, NU.nl reports.

Sunport consists of 123 thousand solar panels on 30 hectares of ground. It generates about 27 gigawatt hours of solar power annually, enough to power 7,700 homes for a year. 

Dec 21 '15 09:56

Large Dutch cities advocate for sustainability and promises to use more sustainable power, in practice they still largely opt for cheaper coal power

Jul 9 '15 10:03

Solar researchers at Utrecht University have developed an electricity generating stained glass panel inspired by the colorful paintings of Piet Mondrian, the university announced earlier this week.

Jul 6 '15 12:20

Solar energy in the Netherlands has shown a strong increase since 2011. Of the 10 largest Dutch cities, Tilburg produces the most solar energy per resident. Amsterdam generates the most solar power overall.

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Jun 10 '15 12:12

Utrecht debuted a new type of charging stations on Tuesday - charging stations that can provide solar power for electric cars, or withdraw current from car batteries to provide power to nearby homes.

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May 28 '15 12:04

A floating solar panel farm has been installed near Groningen. It can be seen by those leaving Groningen on the A7 towards Friesland, the Telegraaf reports.

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Apr 1 '15 16:40

Police in Utrecht arrested a 26-year-old man suspected of swindling residents in a solar panel scam. The suspect visited several homes promising to install solar panels, and collecting a deposit in advance for the work.

Dec 5 '13 07:58

Dutch transmission operator Netbeheer Nederland has removed a distribution fee for solar photovoltaic (PV) installations.

Nov 27 '13 15:24

Qatar will deploy Dutch technology for the development and production of solar panels.

solar energy
Nov 21 '13 11:22

Solliance and Eindhoven University of Technology will open a solar test facility in the Netherlands.

Nov 20 '13 11:01

Amsterdam RAI is building the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) rooftop system in the Netherlands.

solar energy
Nov 18 '13 06:18

Amsterdam will host the 29th European Photovolatics Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC) next year.

Nov 1 '13 10:36

Dutch company Holland Marine Technologies BV has developed the Solar-Powerpack for remote hydraulic power-requirements, the company announced Oct. 30.

Jul 5 '13 07:15

A group of students from Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands have built the apparent world's first solar-powered car that can accommodate a family, theverge reports.

Jun 19 '13 04:42

The Power Matching City program in the Netherlands unveils an innovative method of measuring energy consumption by consumers using a smart grid gadget, according to cleanenergyauthority.

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