Sustainable solar on land and water

It is expected that in 10 years’ time, the Netherlands will generate 5 times more solar energy than it did in 2020. And in 2050, it will be 20 times more. A major roll-out of solar farms on land and water is needed to achieve this.

The impact of solar energy on the surroundings

We’re conducting studies how a major roll-out of solar farms on land and water can be achieved without impacting the landscape, water quality or ecology.

Our latest developments

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8th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion

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Join our TNO experts at the 8th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion. The conference offers a unique opportunity to meet and exchange with experts from all PV sectors and all regions of the world.

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Milano – Italy or online

Better solar farm design needed for nature conservation

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Article
How do you design solar farms that do not harm the landscape, biodiversity, or water and soil quality? And this at the lowest possible costs?

The impact of solar energy on the surroundings

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Article

We’re conducting studies how a major roll-out of solar farms on land and water can be achieved without impacting the landscape, water quality or ecology.

Floating solar panels

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Article
Floating solar panels on inland waters and at sea contribute to the energy transition. We’re researching the possibilities.

TNO Symposium 40 years of solar energy

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News
17 May 2022

The Solar community gathered for the retirement of Wim Sinke, principal scientist solar energy at TNO and professor at the University of Amsterdam.