Tiny house in the dunes

A more simple and autonomous life, that was the wish of Steven when he decided to take the step to live in a tiny house. Tiny houses are small, moveable houses of no more than 50 square meters that are used as a complete home. Steven contacted the Off-Grid Factory for a tailor-made sustainable energy…

Solar water pump in Liberia

In January 2019, we delivered a Lorentz water pumping system for a project in Liberia. The request came from a foundation that cooperates with local companies in developing countries to bring them innovative technologies for water, energy and an improved level of hygiene. The Off-Grid Factory has supplied a complete water pumping system that only…

Solar water pump for sewer system in Tynaarlo

The Off-Grid Factory developed a solar water pumping installation for a sewer system on Diepsloot in the village of Vries. This is done in cooperation with InnBlue (innovator in water technology). The Lorentz pump (type PS60 C58) is directly controlled by solar energy and has no storage of power. With this system, the municipality of…

Solar park ‘Leeuwarden’

The Leeuwarden solar park was realized in spring 2018. A marshy leftover land without function has been transformed into a productive sustainable energy installation. The park has been running at full capacity since the beginning of the summer and supplies electricity to 1750 households. The solar panels deliver 910 kWp of energy and the windmill…

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…

UPS system

Smilde Foods is an international family concern. Their solutions comprise margarines, oils, fats, salads, bakery and sauces. They have a clear vision of quality: appealing products, good taste, healthy and above all, food-safe. Therefore they need reliable energy, 365 days a year, 24/7. In 2016 the Off-Grid Factory installed an UPS (uninterrupted power supply) backup system existing…

Off-Grid bee monitor

Triple in Alkmaar has placed two beehives on the roof of their building, with an advanced system to monitor the bee populations and monitor them via an online platform. The Off-Grid Factory has programmed the interface with which the bee monitoring system can be monitored online. Via an Arduino (open source computer platform intended to…

Energy storage care center

Crataegus Care center levert woon- en zorgdiensten voor mensen met een al dan niet (beperkte) behoefte aan zorg of aandacht. De nieuwbouw zit vanaf de fundering tot en met het dak vol innovatieve hybride techniek. Geen gas, alles elektrisch en geen verspilling van energie. De zonnepanelen en bodemwarmte leveren stroom en warm water en houden…

ROC Friese Poort – Centre um Duurzaam

Innovation and sustainability, that’s what the ROC Friese Poort stands for. They offer their students the necessary knowledge and facilities to understand innovation and sustainable technologies during their studies. For their Sustainability Center the Off-Grid Factory installed an energy storage system.

Growing fruit and vegatables in the dessert

Alexanders’ dream… Is it possible to grow fruit and vegetables in the dessert? Our client Alexander is very passionated about this idea and did some research about the best soil, seeds and grow materials and asked us for an off grid energy system which pumps up salt water out of the ocean and transforms it…

Off-grid pump (Austria)

The Off-Grid Factory developed a system (3 Fase, 380 V/AC) based on 12 solar panels (275 Wp) and a windmill (300W) for off-grid pumping of a basin in Austria. The pump works 24/7 in all-weather circumstances to clear the rainwater and mix the liquids in the basin.  

Remote monitoring energy system

The Off Grid Factory offers remote monitoring and control of energy systems. We receive, for example, data about the load current of batteries and about the amount of energy produced by the solar panels or windmill(s). By knowing these data we can help and advice our clients fully and in time, which ensures a sustainable…

Bio ethanol fuel cell

Off grid without wind- or solarenergy? Yes, this is possible. For example by using a bio ethanol fuel cell. For an industrial client the Off Grid Factory developped a back-up powersystem for doing off shore measurements. The fuel cell generators are smart energy producers that can be used to continuously and fully automatically recharge batteries.…

Selficient: students design a self-sufficient house

Four students made a beautiful concept for the international competition Solar Decathlon. Beyond their expectations, their concept has been chosen for the Finale. Because of all the hard work they had to do themselves and because their concept for the house focusses on a life-course adaption, they’ve called this project ‘Selficient’. Selfie and Self-sufficient within…

3 fase off-grid energy system desert (Mauritania)

off-grid in the desert We installed a 3 fase (400 V) energy system in the desert of Mauritania to power the air-conditioning of a warehouse. The system makes sure that the warehouse stays cool, even when the temperatures rise very high. The systems works autonomous (off-grid) and starts when there is enough sun. Besides cooling…

Wind/diesel system village (Madagascar)

Electrification of a village by installing a windmill which is generating energy in combination with a diesel generator. Specifications: Capacity turbine: 80kW – 18m rotor Construction: tower height 30m Diesel genset capacity: 110kVA Wind Inverter: AC-DC-AC IGBT controller Year of construction: 2010 Client: local IPP

Water Pump (Senegal)

Off-grid Lorentz pump For a local NGO in Senegal, the Factory Group delivered a solar pump system which handles a lift from up to 200 meters, it can handle from 0,5 till 20 m3 / hour.

Wind/solar/diesel system GSM mast (Kenya)

Telcom is one of the major GSM providers in Kenya. As the electricity grid is very limited in the country and due to the remote locations of the GSM towers with receivers and transmitters, an off-grid system is required. The Factory Group installed a wind-solar-diesel hybrid system on different sites on top of a mountain…

Street lightning (Djibouti)

We delivered street lighting for rural areas in Djibouti (Africa). These areas do not have any grid connections and therefore this off-grid system serves a great solution. The 30 Watt lamps provides clear lightning, which makes the area safer and more secure for the people living and working in these areas.  

Off-grid meeting center (Utrecht)

In the center of Utrecht just next to the central station, between the headquarter of the Rabobank and the Jaarbeurs Utrecht, Off-Grid Factory has built an off-grid installation for Sustainer Homes. The off-grid house will be used by Rabobank for information about the Rabo Groen mortage and serves as a demo location for Sustainer Homes. Visitors…

Smart-grid African village

The Factory group supplied a complete electrification system for Eosol SARL in the village of Befandefa, Madagascar. With almost 2.000 full load hours of sun a year one of the highest solar radiation regions in the country, which makes solar very competitive towards diesel fuels. Dependency on fuel from an 8 hour drive to the…

Off-Grid PV/wind systems on 20 small islands

The Alde Feanen is an natural Area in the nothrern part of the Netherlands, this area is not connected to the grid, the Off Grid Factory installed 20 off grid installation which replaced the diesel generators which were installed by the houses, remote monitoring of the system by GSM/Smartphone. To accommodate the panels and windmill…

Off-grid energycontainer

We build a pre assembled container which a complete energy system, based on solar (3 panels 810 Wp) and windenergy (turbine 300Wp). The system will be used for measuring.  

Off-grid house Limburg (NL)

The dutch company Sustainer Homes is building CO2 friendly houses to reduce the impact of buildings on the CO2 footprint. For a house where the owner also shall dwell during the winter months, Off-Grid Factory has made an off-grid system powered by solar energy. The system is powered by 21 solar panels of 260 Wp, the…

Off-grid house Drenthe (NL)

In Drenthe, a province in the north of Holland, Off-Grid Factory has made an off-grid installation in a small recreation home. The off-grid installation will be used throughout the year. As the pictures show, the panels can be blocked for solar input in winter days. Therefore the installation has a generator input for optional charging on…

Eco lodge (Botswana)

For a resort in Botswana the off grid factory made and installed a system off grid system power by solar power. The set has a back-up system by a diesel generator for emergency power. The resort is in the middle of a wildlife game reserve, this eco lodge is promoting and training an eco friendly…

geWoonboot: off-grid meeting location in Amsterdam

The geWoonboot is a autonomous meeting location on a very nice location at the old NDSM-Yard in Amsterdam. The geWoonboot is able to produce it’s own energy and water. The energy surplus from the solar panels can be charged into the batteries for own consumption or can be stored in heating up the hot water…

Camera system bordercontrol

The Off-Grid Factory delivered 150 wind generators for an off-grid energysystem for bordercontrol in a remote area of Turkmenistan. Specifications energysystem: Charge controller: Outback FM 60 Solarpanels: 250 Wp (2) Wind generator: 300W Battery pack: AGM

Solar pool pump (Bonaire)

Bonaire has a great temperature and a lot of solar, still a lot of pool pumps are powered by diesel power. Which is costly, not very efficient and environment friendly. The Off-Grid Factory installed a pool pump based on solar energy (2 units, 250 Wp). Do you want more information on solar pool pumps? Please…

Off-grid prevention gate

Prevention gates are not always on the most common locations, this gate is mounted on a area where getting a grid connection is very expensive, a off-grid solar powered cabinet is powering the gate. It supplies energy 24/7- 365 days a year. Specifications: Charge controller: MPPT PHOCOS Inverter Charger capacity: 700 Watt Solarpanels: 250Wp  4…

Meteo weather data collection buoy

For the measurement of all kinds of meteo data such a water temperature wind speed and swell, data or weather buoys are installed in the sea. The buoys are normally under very heavy conditions such as salty water, wind and rain. The buoy have to be very reliable. The Off-Grid Factory delivered the Phocos CIS…

Fishsfriendly pumpstation

Dutch people are used to water and have to live with the water, a lot of pumps are operating 24/7 to pump all the water around. Not all pump are fish friendly. To help the fish population, Inn Bleu invented a special fish friendly pump station, this is a pump which is very mobile. No…

Tiny house

Off-Grid Factory made an energy calculation for the beautiful custom built, ecological and self-sustainable Bed & Breakfast The Tiny Inn. Tiny houses are an upcoming trend in the Off Grid housing. The owner Annabelle is a very creative girl who was grown up on a rural location in Portugal, “when I was young energy was…

Off-grid holiday house

For several holiday houses, the Off-Grid Factory delivered a 3.5 kw standard system that has been designed for 100% charge by solar. Holiday houses are normally located on positions where access to grid is not possible ore limited. For this client we delivered a 3.5 kw standard system including a gel battery pack. This system…

Wifi pole

The demand of Wifi access is growing. The system is prepared so the client is able to click in his wifi transmitter, and supply wifi even on remote locations.

Solar-battery system with smart-grid (Africa)

The Factory Group supplied a complete Electrification system for Eosol SARL in the village of Andavadoaka, Madagascar. With almost 2.000 full load hours of sun a year one of the highest solar radiation regions in the country, which makes solar very competitive towards diesel fuels. Dependency on fuel from an 8 hour drive to the…

Wind-solar system private household (Madagascar)

The factory-group supplied and installed a wind-solar system for a private household. The two panels and batteries give enough energy for basic lightning, a television, a DVD player, a small fridge and telephone charging. The gel batteries are maintenance free, as well as the solar panels. For anti-theft purposes we used one-way turbing bolts and…

BIRD ISLAND (EUROPE)

Griend is a bird watch island in the middle of the ‘’Waddenzee’, about 20km off-shore. Mostly two researcher are permanently present on the island to monitor and control different bird types during the seasons. Data of birds is transferred into locally installed computers to analyze directly on spot. To assure enough energy production for the…

Wind turbine educational centre (Australia)

For an educational centre the factory group installed an off-grid TWF15 (75 kW) wind turbine on a remote island North of Darwin Australia. As diesel generated power was the only source of energy the wind turbine will now minimize their fuel costs. The excess of energy is stored in a battery bank, to guarantee autonomy…

Wind/diesel GSM mast (Madagascar)

Celtel/ Zain is the number one GSM provider in Madagascar. As the electricity grid is very limited in the country and due to the remote locations of the GSM towers with receivers and transmitters, an off-grid system is required. The factory group installed a wind-diesel hybrid system on two sites on top of a mountain…

Off-grid hotel lodge (Madagascar)

A wind-solar hybrid system in Madagascar for a lodge near the seaside south of Tulear. We supplied and installed a wind-solar hybrid system in Madagascar for a lodge near the seaside south of Tulear. This eco lodge has basic (green) electricity for the rooms available. The lodge is especially used during the tourist season, when…

Water pumping system orphanage (Gambia)

The Factory Group installed a wind-solar water pumping and electrical system in Gambia with a capacity of 2800 Wp for an orphanage, in order to supply water and electricity on demand. In this system batteries are used for energy storage to supply water and electricity on demand, even during nighttime. The submersible Lorentz pump works…

Hybrid system measuring station (north sea)

The Factory Group installed a hybrid energy system on an offshore platform to supply energy for a wind measuring device, used to analyze off-shore wind park feasibility. The system has been installed on a 60m tower in the North Sea around 25 miles from the Dutch coast. Due to the salty environment the wind turbine has…