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UNIDO SES2017 Training 15-22 November

25 Policymakers and ministerial officers from developing countries including Egypt, India, Mongolia, Nigeria, Tanzania and Ukraine, are attending the 8-day training programme, which aims to enhance their understanding of innovative energy solutions.

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Klimaattop Noord – niet praten, maar doen

Niet praten maar doen. Dat is de centrale boodschap van de Klimaattop Noord-Nederland. Zo’n 200 initiatieven uit de regio meldden zich aan voor het evenement. Een selectie van pioniers, ondernemers, onderwijsinstellingen en plannenmakers uit Drenthe, Fryslân en Groningen lieten zien dat er in deze regio hard gewerkt wordt aan de energietransitie. Ruim 1.000 mensen bezochten het evenement.

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Kick-off ENSYSTRA programme

Earlier this year the joint proposal for a prestigious, 4M Euros funded EU-project for energy system research in which University of Groningen participated, came through (only 6.5% of all applications have been funded, meaning that our proposal was among the best!).

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Energy Excursion: RWE Eemshaven Power Plant

Would you like to experience what it takes to produce 3.5 million households with electricity? Come join us in a visit to the Eemshaven power plant, find out the answers to all you questions and learn about the challenges that RWE faces today!

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Energy Excursion to Brussels and Paris

Would you like to learn who determines the overall shape and direction of the climate and energy policy of the European Union? What role the European Union plays in the transition to a sustainable energy system? What the outlook for the energy transition is, in Europe and beyond? Find out the answers to these and other prominent questions during our Energy Excursion to Brussels and Paris!

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Verslag pop-up debat: regeerakkoord versus de energietransitie

New Energy Coalition volgde met meer dan gemiddelde belangstelling de recente ontwikkelingen in de regeringscoalitie. Toen onlangs het regeerakkoord verscheen was een goed gesprek met belanghebbende partijen op z’n plaats. In een inspirerend debat gingen op donderdag 19 oktober vooraanstaande energie experts om de tafel om het nieuwe regeerakkoord en de impact ervan op de energietransitie te bespreken.

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Energy Lecture: Blockchain in Energy Markets by Gaston Hendriks

Can Blockchain be the necessary solution to the growing demand for energyflexibility? The rising share of renewable energy in our energy mix increasingly requires more demand flexibility from the energy system in order for it to remain balanced. Gaston Hendriks will give you the necessary insights.

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Indonesia Ambassador visits Energy Academy

Mid September the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia, together with the Indonesian Education Attache visited Energy Academy Europe/New Energy Coalition. The purpose was to explore opportunties of energy education and research in collaboration with Indonesian institutes and universities.

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MOOC 2017 starts in October

Taking advantage of the broad range of scientific disciplines within the University of Groningen, this free course takes a multidisciplinary approach to tackle and solve the energy puzzle.

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Klimaattop Noord NL 2017: speeding up the energy transition

On Thursday, November 9 the regional climate conference ‘Klimaattop Noord NL’ will be held at the Energy Academy Building in Groningen. This conference aims to bring businesses, local governments, social and scientific/research parties together for further and combined actions to speed up the energy transition. Participants are now called upon to register through the designated website www.klimaattopnoord2017.nl

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Energy Venture Class: The Men from ENIE.NL

For our business accelerator programme, Energy Venture Lab hosts a public ‘Energy Venture Class’. This event is also for prospect-participants in the EVL programme, taking new entries for the start in October.

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UNIDO/EAE Sustainable Energy Systems Training 2017

In 2016 the first edition of UNIDO/EAE’s SES (Sustainable Energy Systems) Training brought twenty-six policymakers from 24 developing countries and emerging economies from all over the globe to Zernike Campus Groningen, The Netherlands. The 2017 edition will take place from 15 – 22 November.

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EBF College Day: Energy in Transition

A series of lectures organized jointly by EBF and Energy Academy Europe (EAE) as part of the EBF 2017 conference, the largest economic and business conference of the Netherlands attracting some 600 students, academics, alumni and business participants. Three expert speakers from different disciplines will share their view on the topic: Energy In Transition.

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EAE at Hanze UAS’ Welcome Day

The Energy Academy-team will be present at Hanze UAS’ Welcome Day promoting our Energy Programme. The programme supports the energy tracks of Hanze UAS and University of Groningen.

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Energy Lecture: Basics of Energy by Luca Franza (CIEP)

This lecture offers you a great opportunity to delve into the world of energy and grasp a better understanding of the topic. It will help you understand the challenges and complexity of the energy transition. Topics include a.o. market dynamics, policy-making, or geopolitical developments and more.

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No system integration, no transition

We're modelling the behaviour of hybrid energy systems with our knowledge partners TNO & ECN. System integration is paramount in making the transition successful. The future energy system will have increasingly more renewable energy in the mix. The behaviour of such a hybrid energy system is highly complex and modelling is essential in assessing it.

Read more about our collaboration with TNO and ECN