Events

February 2017

7th | Open house: EnTranCe > more info 

15th | BREAAM Lecture: Presenting the Energy Academy building by Jean Frantzen (DGMR) and Erik Verstappen (Engie-Services) > more info

16th | Energy Lecture: Empower The Consumer by Aart van Veller founder of VandeBron > more info 

March 2017

1st | Energy Lecture: Energy Transition - the Case of Russia by Tatiana Mitrova > more info

2 - 3 | Networking Event: Successful R&I in Europe - European Networking Event > more info

9th | Energy Masterclass: Natural Gas by GasTerra, NAM & Gasunie > more info

17th |Seminar: North Sea as a future powerhouse > more info

22nd |Energy Excursion: Visit the Power Plant of RWE in the Eemshaven > more info

April 2017

20th | Energy Lecture: Industry in transition by John Kerkhoven, managing partner at Quintel Intelligence > more info coming soon

May 2017

3rd | Symposium: The Trilemma of the Energy Transition > more info coming soon

4th | Energy Lecture: Energy Transition from the global perspective by Noe van Hulst, ambassador of the Netherlands to the OECD, Ministry of Foreign Affairs > more info coming soon

9th | Energy Lecture: Ameland self-sufficient by 2020 by Albert de Hoop, mayor of Ameland > more info coming soon

Past events

2017

Lecture | Empower The Consumer

16-02-2017

An Energy Lecture by Aart van Veller, CEO of VandeBron. Buying your energy straight from the source – why not? What will happen if we were to rule out the traditional energy industry from the supply chain entirely? This is what the founders of Vandebron were contemplating in 2013. Today Vandebron is an opinionated, fast-growing and sustainable startup company on a mission, shaking up the traditional markets.

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Lecture | Influence of the transition on the labour market

25-01-2017

An Energy Lecture by Marsha Wagner, Program Manager for the Human Capital Agenda at ‘Topsector Energie’ addressed forecasted changes in the near future labour markets, professions and professionalism. How does the energy transition affect the labour market? Which personal and professional skills do we need in our society in the near future? Are we ready for it?

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2016

Excursion | NAM Headquarters & gasfields

16-12-2016

Today, natural gas is one of the most important energy sources in The Netherlands. 93% of Dutch households is connected to natural gas from the Groningen gas field. This largest natural gas field in Europe is operated by the Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij (NAM). What do they do? What challenges lie ahead? And what does a gas extraction installation actually look like?

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Lecture | Sustainable energy future and climate action

06-12-2016

An Energy Lecture by Dr. Pradeep Monga, UNIDO’s Special Representative of the Director General. What is the role of the United Nations in the global transition to a sustainable energy future? How does the UN support the development of sustainable energy systems in developing countries and emerging economies? In December 2016 Dr. Pradeep Monga visited the Energy Academy Europe at Zernike Campus for an UNIDO/EAE-event, and provided a guest lecture on ‘integrated energy solutions’, sharing his views from a United Nations perspective.

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Masterclass | North Sea Island as future energy hub

01-12-2016

An Energy Masterclass by Mart van der Meijden, professor Large-scale Sustainable Power Systems at TU Delft and Innovation Manager at TenneT. He addressed the issue and the future of our energy system during his inspiring and highly interactive Energy Masterclass. How do we utilize the renewable energy potential of the North Sea? How do we connect these sources with the European energy grid?

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Lecture | Groningen's energy neutrality

28-11-2016

An Energy Lecture by Wouter van Bolhuis, Program Manager Energy at Gemeente Groningen and Dr. Faris Nizamic, CEO of the Sustainable Buildings company and award winning post-doc researcher at Groningen University. The city of Groningen aims to become energy neutral by the year 2035. How will they reach that goal? What does it take? How can you, as a Groningen-citizen, be involved in the energy transition?

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Lecture | Urgency of Energy Transition

23-11-2016

An Energy Lecture by Marjan Minnesma, managing director and co-founder of Urgenda Foundation won a court case against the state of The Netherlands forcing government to act on climate issues. She headed a much publicised 600 km march to the Paris Conference of 2015. Following up on the great success of her inspiring lecture for Energy Academy earlier this year, Minnesma will return to discuss the state of the matters little over one month after the European Union ratified the Paris Agreement.

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Lecture | Social acceptance of energy transition

17-11-2016

An Energy Lecture by dr. Berfu Ünal (Social sciences, University of Groningen).The energy transition has many different faces. Apart from the technological and political challenges that lay ahead, the energy transition has a societal side. The matter that might influence the transition’s success more than anything else are the people that have to adopt these changes.

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Masterclass | Dutch gas industry at cross roads

21-10-2016

An Energy Masterclass by GasTerra, NAM and the Gasunie, During the masterclass, students had the opportunity to find answers to interesting questions about multiple challenges associated with the extraction of this form of energy, ranging from declining domestic reserves to CO2 reduction targets and public acceptance issues. Through a series of presentations given by GasTerra, Gasunie, and NAM, they will learned about the scope of the tasks and responsibilities of each company.

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Lecture | Entrepreneurship and energy by Maurits Groen

06-10-2016

An Energy Lecture by Maurtis Groen, the ‘most sustainable person of the year 2015’ according to Trouw newspaper; in the lecture he will speak about ‘Entrepreneurship and energy’. This energy lecture is available for everyone who wants to learn more about being an entrepreneur in sustainability, particularly those with an interest in energy.

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Lecture | Basics of Energy

29-9-2016

An Energy Lecture by Luca Franza for everyone who wants to know about global energy trends and energy transition, but would especially appeal to those figuring out whether the topic “energy” could (or should!) be a topic for their studies.

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Lecture | Jan Pieter Versluijs

23-6-2016

A lecture about a successful energy entrepreneur and co-founder of Solar Monkey, Jan Pieter Versluijs.

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Excursion |EPEX Amsterdam and ENGIE Zwolle

25-05-2016

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Lecture | Christoph Frei

24-5-2016

The energy market and resilience of the energy system in addition to the ‘energy trilemma’: energy security, energy equity and sustainability.

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Lecture | Stientje van Veldhoven (D66)

18-5-2016

How can the Netherlands become more sustainable and grow at the same time?

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Excursion |Groningen Seaport

19-04-2016

Offshore energy.

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Lecture | Tom Bosscheart

10-3-2016

Making business of sustainable thinking.

Excursion | Ambition for Transition

3-3-2016

Students from all around the Netherlands and energy professionals met for workshops, lectures and meet and greets in Utrecht.

Lecture | Marjan Minnesma - Urgenda

3-2-2016

Climate change and the possibilities of being 100% sustainable by 2030.

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Excursion |Paris and Brussels

11-01-2016 - 14-01-2016

3 Day-trip to the International Energy Agency (IEA) in Paris and to the latest developments in the EU energy policy in Brussels.

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2015

Lecture | Basics of Energy

1-10-2015

A lecture by Frans Debets on what energy is all about and how huge the challenge of energy transition is.

Debate | The future of energy in Europe and worldwide

29-05-2015

The future of energy in Europe and worldwide; On May 29, Maroš Šefčovič, Vice President of the European Commission and responsible for the new Energy Union, visited Energy Academy Europe as part of his Energy Union Tour. During an Energy Debate, students had the opportunity to ask their questions about the future of energy in Europe and worldwide.

Excursion | Economics of Energy excursion

19-5-2015

Economics of Energy excursion

Debate | How to be an Energy Independent Community?

4-2-2015

By Sören Hermansen, Samsoe - Denmark