Plant-e Launches crowdfund: SmartCrops!

Posted by on Oct 19, 2017

Plant-e Launches crowdfund: SmartCrops!

Press-release: With SmartCrops, you’ll be able to listen to your plants! “Wow! Your plants look great! How do you do that?” “Well, I listen to them. If they need more water, light or warmth, they tell me so!” It might sound crazy but soon it could be possible that plants ‘tell’ you how they feel or what they need. SmartCrops, an initiative by Plant-e and Pycno, are plants which indicate how they...

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Queen Máxima visits Plant-e

Posted by on Jun 12, 2017

Queen Máxima visits Plant-e

On June 7, 2017, Her Majesty Queen Máxima visited Plant-e. During a tour, Queen Máxima spoke to all the staff members who explained the different products that Plant-e has developed. One of those products is our DIY Box which allows people to build their own plant batteries to experiment with the technology themselves. At the moment Plant-e is developing a new DIY Box. The picture shows the...

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You can count on Plant-e

Posted by on May 31, 2017

You can count on Plant-e

Text by Tim Crolla, Projectmanager You can -literally- count on Plant-e! Near Utrecht, local plants produce electricity via Plant-e technology to power the first traffic count system. This Plant-pilot was officially opened on the 24th of May, by the deputy Jacqueline Verbeek-Nijhof from the province of Utrecht.   On the N401 near Kockengen, 42 Plant-e modules with local plants, power a...

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Living Light

Posted by on Apr 5, 2017

Living Light

Product designer Ermi van Oers used the Plant-e technology for her graduation project. The result is the Living Light. Just stroke the leaves and the lamp turns on! The coming year the Living Light will be developed to be accessible in your living room. We will keep you posted by the website and facebook. For more information: http://ermivanoers.nl/living-light-2/. Photo: Ermi van Oers

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Light at Wageningen UR

Posted by on Feb 16, 2017

Light at Wageningen UR

After the installation of the tubular system on the Wageningen UR Campus last autumn, the system is now up and running. By pushing the button the information display is illuminated. Foto: Sven Menschel; www.menschel-photo.com  

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