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Dirk Vansintjan

Dirk Vansintjan



Dirk Vansintjan is pioneer of renewable energy in Belgium. Co-founder of Ecopower (1991), one of the largest renewable energy cooperatives in Europe, producing 100 GWh of green electricity/year, supplying 1,7% of Flemish households. President of, European federation of citizen energy cooperatives.

— Ownership of renewable energy production enabled cooperative suppliers to shield their members from skyrocketing electricity market prices tied to high gas prices in 2021-22.