Careful preparation went into the planning “to see what buildings were suitable for the installation,” said spokesperson Annik Dirkx. “Parameters like roof stability and return on investment were crucial.”
The project represents an investment of €550,000 and is estimated to generate more than 350kW per year, the annual power consumption of 75 families. In addition, 1,250 panels were placed near the Zandvliet lock and another 840 near the Boudewijn lock. The solar panel park was installed by Eke-based Izen Energy Systems.