Studytrip to ABB/Stockholm – Sweden

Recently we organized a study trip to ABB and Stockholm in Sweden. At ABB we had some very interesting days about high voltage capacitors, surge arresters, motors, generators and robotics. We also visited ABB corporate research, one of the few places in the world were big HVDC converters are developed. We also visited the KTH - Royal Institute of Technology where we had a great technical/non-technical presentation about the university's research and Swedish hobbies such as ice skating. Because t...
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Symposium on Distributed Solar Power Generation

The Symposium on Distributed Solar Power Generation, sponsored by Netbeheer Nederland, took place in the new Flux building on 15th of January 2015, the first symposium to be ever held in the new building. The meeting was there to demonstrate the importance of photovoltaic (PV) systems but also to emphasize challenges with the introduction of a distributed electric power network. The symposium brings together professionals, students, researches and policy makers to communicate new knowledge an...
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Excursion to TenneT

Thursday the 13th of november we were invited by one of our sponsors, TenneT TSO, the main electricity transmission system operator of the Netherlands. It was early in the morning when we headed to the headquarters of TenneT in Arnhem. We were very impressed by the appearance of the new building. First we had a presentation from an experienced employee of TenneT. He told us about the importance of net availability, threats and trends about the net. He also told about the big windmill parks in th...
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Damen Business Course

The Damen Business Course is a unique opportunity to get to know Damen better and boost your own professional development, even before you begin your career. The course is primarily intended for technology students who have just begun their last year of course work for their master degree. But you may also be eligible to participate even if your affinity for technology, vessels, and water has not extended to your formal course work. We are seeking entrepreneurial students with an innovative outl...
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