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Essent introduces fast charging station for smartphones and tablets

24 March 2014

In the pub at the bar, in between lessons at school, whilst shopping or waiting at the doctor's surgery. Anywhere where, if you have to wait for a while, you very soon have your smartphone in your hand. To quickly use Whatsapp, to post a photo on Facebook or to scan the news. The last thing you need at that moment is an empty battery. Essent has found a way around it. The Dutch utility company is launching a fast charging station for smartphones and tablets. A solution which enables you to quickly recharge in shops, cafés, supermarkets and other public establishments.

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Solar power plant with adopted panels has opened

02 October 2014

In the Dutch city of Groningen, a solar power plant has opened with 1,092 solar panels financed by private individuals. The panels are located on the roof of the football stadium of FC Groningen. The football club will consume the power and the almost 400 panel owners will receive a payment for that. The power plant is the largest collective solar power project in the Netherlands to date.  

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Nest Learning Thermostat™ at Essent available from today

25 September 2014

In the past few weeks, Essent has seen strong interest in the Nest Learning Thermostat™ at Essent’s pre-registration website. As from today, Essent will be the first utility company in the Netherlands to offer the Nest thermostat. Depending on the contract that they enter into with Essent, consumers will receive a Nest thermostat as part of their contract, or they can purchase the thermostat at a discounted price.

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