Achievements

Since 2009, we have made numerous major breakthroughs in the research and application of DC energy.

Last update on 02 February 2022
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Objectives met

  • World premier first DC grid in a utility building, the Circl of ABN AMRO bank.
  • DC study at the Technical University of Delft.
  • DC system for public street lighting. First pilot in four municipalities.
  • Basis of a DC grid laid in the Nupharo Park industrial estate in the Czech Republic . Supported by EU.
  • Drive -train electric vehicle including charging on DC.World premiere first DC grid in a greenhouse as testing area in Haarlemmermeer.
  • DC course for the University of Amsterdam and the Hague University.
  • DC Foundation established as a knowledge centre and promoting DC.
  • Concepts of autarkic nets designed for underdeveloped areas (e.g. India en Africa).
  • Green Deal for DC=Decent project and serves as a model project for the Parliament.
  • Gelijkspanning is a topic now within RVO (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland, i.e. Netherlands Enterprise Agency).