Alfen selected to integrate an innovative floating solar park in the ECW grid 17-12-2018

Alfen selected to integrate an innovative floating solar park in the ECW grid

Alfen has been selected to establish the grid connection for a 2.6MWp floating solar PV park in the ECW smart greenhouse network. The Lacustris project, executed and owned by Better Energy Nederland and Entras, has contracted Alfen to design, supply, construct and commission the grid connection which connects the floating solar panels to the local ECW grid.
 
Energy Combination Wieringermeer (ECW) is an energy company and private grid operator serving the Agriport A7 location in the province of North Holland, with a mission to optimally facilitate renewable energy supply for the region. With the project Alfen further strengthens its relationship with ECW, which is a product of over 10 years of smart grid solutions support.
 
Serge Kaaijeveld, sales manager at Alfen, elaborates: "We are proud to continue assisting ECW in their ongoing sustainability journey. It is great to see that the electricity solutions we provide enables the creation of such an innovate floating solar parks. It is a good showcase for how adaptive our company is and we look forward to completing this project for ECW, making our relationship even more intimate.”
 
Robert Kielstra, co-founder and CEO of ECW, further comments: “We see Alfen as a reliable partner that has brought expertise around the energy grid since the start. Additionally, at ECW ‘growing together’ is an integral part of our business. Therefore, selecting Alfen was evident and we look forward to making this project a success together.”

Ismael Bena, Development Director Better Energy Nederland, adds: “This project marks a new milestone underlining our innovative character and expanding our project development and construction capabilities particularly in the multiple use of surfaces. We are pleased to have Alfen and ECW as partners in this project”.