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Grid integration

Grid integration is an essential component in realizing sustainable energy systems. And a major challenge in the Netherlands. Of course, the power generated has to go somewhere - despite our congested energy grid.


Overcapacity of solar panels
Grid integration 3 min. reading time

Overcapacity of solar panels

Solar panels generate much more electricity on sunny days than on dark days. On summer days with many hours of sunshine, solar panels (sometimes) produce even more than necessary. This abundance of electricity is also called overcapacity. Overcapacity of solar panels means that more sustainable electricity is generated, than can be used at that moment....


Grid integration 3 min. reading time
Hydrogen production

We have been producing hydrogen for years, but recently there has been growing interest in large-scale hydrogen projects. Hydrogen is a smart sustainable...

Grid integration 3 min. reading time
Storing solar energy

We are rapidly switching to green, renewable energy. The sun is one of the most important energy suppliers in this regard....

Grid integration 4 min. reading time
The power of battery storage

Energy storage in a battery: an innovative new energy system. To provide even smarter renewable power to the power grid, Novar is developing...

Grid integration 1 min. reading time
Can the current energy grid handle the energy transition?

Grid operators in the Netherlands are struggling to keep up with the development of solar energy projects. As a result,...

Grid integration 2 min. reading time
Novar's active role in 'grid integration'

Grid operators in the Netherlands are struggling to keep up with the development of solar energy projects. As a result,...

Grid integration 4 min. reading time
Dutch electricity grid is overcrowded - PART III/III

In the final part of the triptych, Wannes Devillé explains what a non-standard grid connection looks like in practice....

Grid integration 5 min reading time
Dutch electricity grid is overcrowded - PART II/III

In Part II of this triptych, Wannes Devillé (Novar), Barbara Huneman and Mark Mijnen (Avebe) talk about their collaboration and...

Grid integration 4 min. reading time
Dutch electricity grid is overcrowded Part I/III.

In Part I of this triptych, Wannes Devillé explains how the Dutch electricity grid works. What are the challenges, the...