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Asset management on a portfolio of wind, solar and biogas

SynaptiQ’s comprehensive asset management solution will be deployed on a combined portfolio of wind, solar and biogas. The company manages a portfolio of above 300 MW of wind, solar and biogas assets in 4 countries. In order to streamline its operations, the company has tendered a software solution that allows performance optimisation and reporting, document[…]

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Action plan for energy-efficiency in Flemish SMEs

Last year 3E was appointed by the Flemish Energy Agency to work out an action plan to promote SME’s energy-efficiency. The final report has now been made public and can be found here (unfortunately only in dutch). Some key insights resulting from our analysis: Industrial SME’s and companies active in the building industry represent a primary energy[…]

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Read the final Market4RES report

Post-2020 framework for a liberalised electricity market with a large share of renewable energy sources   HARMONISATION AND INTEGRATION OF EUROPEAN ELECTRICITY MARKETS In 2008, the European Electricity Regulatory Forum decided to develop a European Union-wide Target Model (TM) and a roadmap for the integration of electricity markets. The TM encompasses the harmonisation of market[…]

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Wind turbine component inspection

A challenging phase within the construction of a wind farm is the transportation, of the wind turbine components. These components must be transported over long distances during which they often suffer from transport damages (bumpy roads, difficulties during loading and unloading, unforeseen obstructions) which result in cracks, scratches or other defects on the components. A[…]

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10,000m² sustainable office refurbishment for the European Commission

Cours Saint Michel in Tervuren © DDS & Partners Starting in 2008, 3E has assisted the client P&V Insurance in defining a strategy towards energy and sustainability for the refurbishment of around 10.000m² of office space in the city center of Brussels. First, different energy concepts (EPB compliant building, passive building, …) have been studied[…]

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World Bank shortlists 3E as supplier for Solar measurement services

Picture courtesy of Enisolar The Energy Sector Management Assistance Program, better known as the ESMAP program, is a global, multidonor technical assistance trust fund administered by the World Bank and cosponsored by 13 official bilateral donors. The ESMAP Renewable Energy Resource Mapping Initiative is a World Bank supported platform with the goal to invest analytical[…]

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A BREEAM excellent certificate for an excellent neighbourhood

On October 27th, 3E proudly delivered Wienerberger the BREEAM Excellent sustainability certificate for “De Duurzame Wijk” (The Sustainable Neighbourhood) in Waregem. The certificate confirms that De Duurzame Wijk meets a whole series of strict sustainability criteria, making it not only a very pleasant place to live, but also one with a proven high environmental quality.[…]