Vacature: Service Engineer

Gezocht: enthousiaste en ondernemende techneut The Off-Grid Factory is een jong bedrijf dat duurzame (off-grid) energiesystemen ontwikkelt en installeert. Onze klanten zitten overal, van Drenthe tot Afrika. De systemen variëren van mini-grids tot slimme energieoplossingen. Door de groei van ons bedrijf zijn we per direct op zoek naar een nieuwe enthousiaste collega die verantwoordelijk wordt voor…

Internship marketing & communication (period in consultation)

We are looking for an enthusiastic student for an internship marketing & communication. Are you or do you know the right person? Do not wait any longer and respond immediately! Read the full vacancy below. Internship marketing & communication Are you looking for an internship with a lot of personal responsibility at a young growing…

Clean water, possible with solar energy

1000 liters of clean drinking water, that is the amount of water the new water pumps of Villagepump at Cox’s Bazar can pump per hour. This is possible with the help of The Off-Grid Factory, who took care of the energy supply for this project.

New all-in-one off-grid inverter bij Alpha & Outback Energy

Alpha & OutBack Energy’s SPC III is third generation off-grid inverter with rich new functions. Its detachable LCD control module can be turned to remote panel. It’s also integrated with Bluetooth interface ready for mobile monitoring and supports USB on-the-go function to facilitate data upload/download. Battery independency design enhances this inverter to operate without battery…

Glass versus traditional solar panels

Solar panels made of glass (so-called glass-glass panels) have been on the market since a few years, but what is the advantage of these panels compared to the traditional solar panels? The glass-glass solar panels have a layer of glass at the rear instead of a plastic foil backing (as with the traditional panels). The…

Off-Grid Factory nominated for international prize

We are nominated for the final of the UK Aid-funded Off-grid Cold Chain Challenge, an international competition that stimulates innovative and energy-efficient concepts in the field of cooling . Modern cold chain technology is essential to the agricultural sector. Cold chains manage the temperature of perishable goods from farm to table, maintaining quality and safety…

Sustainable energy for 1750 households

After very a wet winter, the Leeuwarden solar park was realized under almost tropical conditions in spring 2018. A marshy leftover land without function has been transformed into a productive energy installation. The park will supply energy for 1750 households. The solar panels deliver 910 kWp of energy and the windmill is good for 900…

Solarlamps to healthclinic & school in Zambia

Many people don’t have access to electricity. Often they have mobile phones, while charging is difficult and expensive. This solar lamp provides light at any time, and it is also possible to charge a smartphone. When we asked for advice about projects in Africa, to whom we could donate 10 solar lamps inclusive solar panel…

Floating surface pump for shallow meadows

In the past decades, more than 60% of all meadow birds have disappeared in the Netherlands. Suitable areas (flowery meadows where godwit chickens are safe and they can find sufficient food) have become rare. The Frisian agricultural nature association Oer de Wjuk has taken the initiative to improve the conditions for meadow birds. With the…

Sewer system Tynaarlo

“The sewer system on solar enery is an eyecatcher in the neighbourhood!”. In the trade journal ‘Riolering’ (April 2018) a informative article was published about the energy system that we developed together with InnBlue (innovator in water technology). The system in the village Vries (Drenthe) doesn’t contain energy storage. The Lorentz water pump is directly…

The electricity grid as a battery?

“With passion we make the difference in the energy transition!” These are the words of Roelof Westra from Centrum Duurzaam of ROC Friese Port, where we gave a presentation on energy storage. It was inspiring to stimulate the curiosity of around 50 interested parties from education, government and business. Curious about the content and photos…

Proud to present Nienke, our new office manager!

 

Stäubli Power-Blox

The Off-Grid Factory presents the new Plug&Power product of Stäubli: the Power-Blox. Power-blox is the first modular solar energy system based on swarm technology. . Want to know more? Mail or call the Off-Grid Factory via info@theoffgridfactory.com or 085-0706688.

Off-grid project for industrial partner in Austria

Last week the Off-Grid Factory finalized a project for an industrial partner near Vienna. We designed an off-grid energy system for a pump that must be able to operate 24/7 in all weather conditions, the Off-Grid Factory has developed a complete solution with a system voltage of (3 Phase) 380 V / AC, using 12…

Home storage system

In 2017 we installed a home storage system in a private home in North Holland. The wish of the customer was to supplement an existing PV system in such a way that storage would be possible for optimum use of the yield from the solar panels. Also, he wanted clear insight in the energy consumption…

Vote for Selficient: people’s choice award Solar Decathlon

The Off-Grid Factory supplied the energy system for the Selficient house. A beautiful concept of four students for the international competition Solar Decathlon. Beyond their expectations, their concept has been chosen for the Finale. With Selficient they aim to create the new building standard. This standard is based upon the cradle-to-cradle and circular economy philosophies.…

Training partnerorganisation Sierra Leone

As part of the program ‘Make Africa Work’ the Off Grid Factory visited a local partnerorganisation in Sierra Leone, in order to train them in develloping mini-grid systems based on solar power.

Learning about entrepreneurship

These talented youngsters came to visit us to learn more about entrepreneurship. They interviewed us about what kind of skills you need for running your own business. The visit was part of the JINC program ‘Ondernemen doe je zo!’. JINC helps young people between 8 and 16 years of age to a good start in…

Off-grid artwork Den Bosch

Artist Reinier Bosch uses off-grid energy for his latest artwork, inspired by Jheronimus Bosch. The funnel is generating energy by a solar panel printed in different colours and designs. This energy will be stored in a autonomous/ off-grid energy system with a battery pack.