Dutch Move To Limit Solar On Agri Lands Triggers Protests From Trade Body

Europe, even as it seemingly embraces solar with a massive jump in installations through 2022-23 that have been seen so far, still has some serious solar sceptics. Be it those who would rather prefer gas, the top energy fuel for the continent till recently, or even nuclear or Hydro, which powers countries like France and […]

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Netherlands Looking to Tender its Largest Offshore Wind Power Projects Next Year

The Netherlands is expediting to expand the renewable energy development in a bid to end fossil fuel imports from Russia and decarbonize its economy. In a latest key development, the Netherlands’ Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) has said that it is working on plans to amalgamate the first four offshore wind energy […]

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Netherlands Cabinets Target 70 GW Offshore Wind by 2050

The Netherlands government has set an offshore wind power target of 70 GW that it says needs to be achieved by 2050. The new target is to further sustainability and green hydrogen manufacturing to combat the climate change challenges. The government assumes that by 2040, it will be able to generate about 50 GW of […]

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The Netherlands Urges Cuts In energy Consumption To Reduce Russian Influence

Even as European Union countries focus on expanding the renewables in their energy mix to reduce their dependence from the Russian oil and gas products, the Netherlands government is seeking cuts or greater efficiency from its largest consumers from 2023 onwards to reduce dependence. That is a welcome approach, instead of the failure to look […]

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Shell and Inaccess to deploy Unity Platform in 100MW Hybrid Project

As part of its global push in the renewable energy space, global energy firm Shell has developed a hybrid asset in the Netherlands in collaboration with Inaccess that would help in monitoring and controlling the renewable energy project. The Shell-developed renewable power plant consists of a 50MW photovoltaic power plant and a 50MW wind farm. […]

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World’s ‘largest’ solar carport opens in Netherlands

The Solar Carport Biddinghuizen — “the world’s largest solar carport” — has recently been opened in the Netherlands amidst the presence of influential decision-makers within the country’s sustainability sector. The 35-hectare Solar Carport was realized at the Lowlands Festival car park by Solarfields, a producer of sustainable energy and realizes solar energy systems. The company […]

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Netherlands to Float 1.4GW Offshore Wind Energy Tenders

The Netherlands has announced that it will soon invite bids for the development of two new offshore wind farms with a total capacity of 1400MW. The new projects will be based in the North Sea. On March 9, the Dutch Government published regulations with details about the procedure in the Government Gazette. As per the […]

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2021 Best Year in History for Solar in the EU: Report

The 27 member states of the European Union saw around 25.9 GW of new solar PV capacity connected to their grids in 2021, an increase of 34% over the 19.3 GW installed the year before, a report by SolarPower Europe has found this month. This growth makes 2021 not only another record year for solar […]

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Wärtsilä to Set Up Netherlands’ Largest Energy Storage System

Technology group Wärtsilä will supply a 25-megawatt (MW) / 48-megawatt hour (MWh) energy storage system to GIGA Storage BV in the Netherlands to help stabilise the electric grid. This will be Wärtsilä’s first energy storage project in the Netherlands and it will be the country’s largest system to date. The order was booked to Wärtsilä […]

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