New combination of solar park with district battery in Weert

A solar park of 1.2 MWp in combination with battery energy storage is going to be realized in 2018 in Weert. The project is the first in the Netherlands to combine a cooperative district battery with large-scale local generation of renewable energy. The battery is used for self-consumption, energy trading and grid balancing in order […]

Watch this video to discover the effect of shading on solar roofs and what can you do about it!

Watch the informative video by clicking here. Shading is a major loss factor for PV systems on roofs. Shadow can result from trees, poles, dormers, chimneys or nearby high-rise buildings. In this video these effects on the I-V and P-V curves of the PV modules are presented in a straightforward way. The video is a […]

This video will make you discover Solar Energy innovations at SolarBEAT!

You can watch the video of SolarBEAT by clicking here. Solar Building Elements Application Test site (SolarBEAT), is the name of SEAC’s outdoor research facility in the field of BIPV(T) where independent measurements and innovative research studies in the field of solar PV and solar thermal energy are conducted. It is a collaboration between SEAC […]

SEAC’s field testing facility SolarBEAT is fully booked!

Dutch companies are rapidly bringing new building integrated solar systems to the market. This explains the increasing need for high quality performance research on such systems. SEAC works in the outdoor test facility SolarBEAT fully based on IEC-61724 norms. To support these field testing needs, SEAC developed a brand new pyranometer calibration setup. It comprises […]

Wednesday 8 November: the yearly Sunday conference!

Next week at the Sunday conference in Bussum more than 300 participants will come together to listen to presentations and discuss the road forward for solar energy! Among the key topics are Solar parks in The Netherlands, Floating solar, Solar Thermal, Building Integration and integration of Solar in the Energy System. Key notes will be presented by […]

ZigZagSolar façade installed in Sittard

This month the installation of a creative ZigZagSolar façade was completed on an apartment building in Sittard. The concept enables in an original way to harvest solar energy and at the same time have full aesthetic freedom. The ZigZagSolar concept is developed by WallVision with the support of SEAC. It went through extensive field testing […]