Bankability, stable electricity price, renewable energy, a greener brand image… there are many reasons for signing a CPPA

6 reasons why to enter into a Corporate Power Purchase Agreement (CPPA)

If you wonder how to source affordable local renewable energy or how to enlarge your pool of off-takers, setting up a corporate PPA may be the answer. Bankability, stable electricity price, renewable energy, a greener brand image… there are many reasons for signing a CPPA. < Corporate Power Purchase agreements are on the rise. In[…]

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Throwback to the SynaptiQ Connect Days, the annual get-together of the SynaptiQ Community

Video: after-movie of 3E’s SynaptiQ Connect Days 2020. How can your company use operational data to take smart decisions? How do degradation or soiling impact the performance of your portfolio? These are many of the questions that we covered from the perspective of how 3E’s asset and O&M management platform SynaptiQ help our customers. Every[…]

The cooperative Ecopower chose for SynaptiQ to monitor its assets

Bringing energy communities to the digital era

Because thinking small doesn’t rule out thinking big: energy communities also need the right digital tools to monitor their renewable assets. Especially when managing a complex portfolio. < Picture of one of Ecopower’s rooftop PV assets connected to SynaptiQ. What is the role of (digital) energy communities in the future Belgian and European energy systems?[…]

3E is proud to introduce you to its Spanish team

Press release: 3E integrates Siconia to strengthen its position and extend its engineering & data services on the Iberian market

< Barcelona, December 3rd, 2020 – 3E is proud to announce the integration of Siconia, a Spanish independent engineering consultancy company specialized in photovoltaics. The purpose of this acquisition is to strengthen 3E’s market position in Spain, Portugal and Latin America, and to accelerate the company’s growth thanks to the acquired expertise, references and market[…]

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Increasing performance and reliability of solar PV systems with leading industry players

< The TRUST-PV project will support the development of O&M-friendly and grid-friendly solar PV components and solutions in large portfolios of distributed and utility scale PV. The TRUST-PV innovations will be tested and demonstrated from fab to field, with all data gathered along the value chain flowing into a decision support system platform that uses[…]

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Real-time mapping of solar & wind power generation in Wallonia

< 3E is proud to present its latest dynamic solar and wind map, tailor-made for Wallonia, Belgium. At the request of the Sustainable Energy Promotion Directorate of the Walloon Public Service, 3E developed a webtool showing historical, real-time, forecasted solar PV and wind generation in Wallonia. This map, modelled on the one 3E made for[…]

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Technical advisory for a more sustainable and profitable PV project on industrial setback area

< 3E was appointed by the Port Authority of Moerdijk, The Netherlands, to deliver technical guidance for the development of a 6.23 MWp and a 1.98 MWp solar PV parks located on pipeline strips along ring roads. After analysing the client’s requirements 3E created the technical specifications for the public tender and assisted Port of[…]

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Press release: 3E’s spin-off DeltaQ more ready than ever to reduce CO2-emissions globally

< With a proven concept, DeltaQ, a Brussels-based scale-up established in December 2019 as spin-off of 3E, focusing on reducing energy consumption in commercial buildings, attracted additional equity funding to fuel its international impact on CO2 reduction and to expand its commercial and operations teams. As from today, new CEO Khadija Nadi will lead the[…]

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EU signs memorandum for the future of the EU Islands Initiative

< On 24 June 2020, the European Commission and 14 Member States (Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Portugal, The Kingdom of Spain and Sweden) signed the Memorandum of Split, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) ensuring the future of the Clean Energy for EU Islands Initiative. What does this mean[…]

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Learn more about our research on cost-effective mesoscale simulations at the online WindEurope Technology Workshop

< From 8 to 11 June, you will have the opportunity to meet David Schillebeeckx, Wind Energy Consultant for 3E, at the online WindEurope Technology Workshop. David will present 3E’s research on ‘Cost-effective mesoscale simulations by downscaling ERA5 data’ at the virtual poster session of this event focussing on Resource Assessment & Analysis of Operating[…]

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IZEN, one of Belgium’s biggest EPC and O&M companies, signing up for SynaptiQ

< Since 1987 IZEN provides renewable energy solutions and services to residential, commercial and industrial customers. The company deals with the design, implementation, operation and maintenance of photovoltaic systems, next to energy storage and heat pumps. Within the years, IZEN has become one of the biggest market players in Belgium and the Netherlands. It is[…]

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WEBINAR: Looking for an easy way to analyze the performance of your solar sensors?

Join our webinar on Tuesday June 9th at 10:00 (CEST) and discover our online Solar Sensor Check! Thanks to our unique automated algorithm, you can now assess if your solar sensors need recalibration or maintenance, and if your data is healthy and accurate by simply connecting to our data services website. REGISTER TO THE WEBINAR HERE No site visits needed Our[…]

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How to source local, affordable, renewable energy for your company

< Because of the current uncertainty brought by the corona pandemic and the impending recession, many companies have put their sustainability actions on hold. However, today’s crisis urges more than ever to take secure, sustainable actions. With its locked-in fixed electricity rates, a Corporate Power Purchase Agreement (CPPA) offers strategic benefits for companies looking for[…]

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Supporting Burundi in its energy transition: step one

< 3E is proud to be part of Burundi’s first utility-scale solar PV project. This project is the first grid-connected project receiving funding support from the Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP) and marks therefore a key milestone for the REPP. The platform was founded in 2015 thanks to funding from the UK’s International Climate Finance[…]