Saturday September 21th 2024: the Open Energy Day
Discover what goes on behind your electrical socket and thermostat! On September 21, 2024 curious citizens can visits renewable energy projects throughout the Netherlands and learn about the people and technologies that drive the energy transition. Meet the people who operate windmills, feel the warmth produced by the ground you walk on or take a tour around a nearby solar farm.
The first two editions introduced a number of great projects to the public. These included wind and solar farms, bio-energy, aqua thermic, underground heat exchanges and power grid infrastructure. In 2023 more than sixty renewable energy projects opened their doors and introduced 5.000 visitors to their initiatives.
Sign-up for energy projects
We are seeking to recruit as many projects as possible, so people can visit a sustainable energy project nearby, throughout the Netherlands. Do you want to open the doors of your project to the public on September 21, 2024? Or has your organisation worked on a suitable project? Do not hesitate and sign-up through the form on the website.
Also for job searchers/hunters and career coaches
Does working within the renewable energy transition appeal to you? Or are you a career coach and would you like to better inform your clients? Come and visit one of the many locations and see it with your own eyes! Companies looking to hire offer extra information on the Open Energy Day.
Cycling4Climate: Cycle tours of renewable energy projects
Is there anything better than to cycle to the Open Energy Day? It benefits both you and the environment! In 2022 Cycling4climate has prepared a number of cycle routs which allow you to visit multiple projects while cycling through beautiful parts of the country.
The Open Energy Day is part of the ‘Daar krijg je energie van’ campaign started by the Dutch Association for Sustainable Energy (NVDE) in collaboration with sector associations NWEA, Holland Solar, Energie Samen, Bodemenergie Nederland, Geothermie Nederland and Vereniging Warmtepompen.