Ace is a renewable energy initiative which has been launched across several North West European countries.
Ace promotes the importance of renewable energy in the everyday life of citizens, businesses and local government – the idea is, if the right information is supplied, more people will use renewable energy. Ace supports the fact that renewable energy is necessity for our future.

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Demonstrating 100% self-sufficiency by 2020

Loenen Village

Loenen Village

Loenen Village

Loenen is located in the municipality of Apeldoorn, about 10 km southeast of the city. The village was announced as the winner of the Dutch “Energetic Villages” competition back in July 2013.

The inhabitants of this village has received a budget to invest in renewable energy so that it can work towards becoming an energy-neutral village.

Loenen village is starting the ‘energy transition’ journey with a holistic approach, encompassing the reduction of energy demand and increased local energy production with a strong focus on citizens & local business participation. The Loenen project involves the purchase & installation of 430 solar panels, generation & auxiliary equipment for the generation of 4kW hydropower at the water mill, upgrade (insulation) energy performance of buildings & local industrial plant and renovation materials.Energy Showcase by Loenen Students