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Energy Lecture: Photovoltaic – The Energy of the Future

Date: Wednesday, June 6 2018 Time: 15:00 – 17:30 h Location: Energy Academy ​Building, room number to be announced    Much of the renewable energy we use today can trace its origin to the sun. Even wind and biomass power are generated from the effects of sunlight: by...

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Energy Lecture: The Power of Water – Blue Energy

    Date: Thursday, May 31, 2018 Time: 15.00 - 16.30 h Location: Energy Academy Europe   Did you already hear about Blue Energy, also named Salinity Gradient Energy? More and more people are becoming aware of this technology and the possibilities that come with it....

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Energy Debate: The Role of Nuclear Energy

    Date: Thursday, May 24, 2018 Time: 15:00 - 17:00 h Location: Energy Academy Building Join us on the 24th of May for a debate with speakers from Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands! World demand for energy is set to increase significantly in the next decades,...

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Energy Masterclass: Sharing Energy in a Local Smart Grid

    Date: Tuesday, 5 June 2018 Time: 14:00 – 17:00 h Location: Energy Academy ​Building (exact location will be anounced) NOTE: REGISTRATION DEADLINE 24 MAY! This is a students only event, there are limited places available.       Every building is a potential power...

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Energy Symposium: An Electrochemical future?

    Date: Tuesday, 8 May 2018 Time: 10:30 - 18:00 h Location: Energy Academy - Zernike Campus (Nijenborgh 6), room 0029 Renewable energy sources (such as solar and wind) are highly intermittent. Alternative energy grids would require energy storage systems as...

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Energy Lecture: The Revolution of Heating Technology, by Peter Wagener (BHD)

Heat pumps in combination with electricity from intermittent production like wind and solarPV, makes smart grid technology/applications an unavoidable necessity in household and utility energy supply – but there is no view in terms of legislation, technical developments or standard communication protocols on heat pump technology connected to smart electricity grids.

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Groningen delegation visit to UNIDO, Vienna

This week a delegation of New Energy Coalition, University of Groningen and Hanze University of Applied Sciences visited the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) in Vienna to discuss future collaboration. UNIDO is the UN agency dedicated to...

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Energy Lecture: Samsø , The Energy Island

The Danish island of Samsø has become a global example of how to create a sustainable community through local ownership and community engagement. It is the first island in the world to be 100% powered by renewable energy. Director of Denmark’s Energy Academy, Soren Hermansen, lectures.

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Energy Lecture: Energy Trading (UoG FEB)

Two energy traders from Gazprom’s London office will speak at the University of Groningen’s Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), to tell you everything about their experience in energy trading. After a successful seminar last year, we are excited to welcome them back in Groningen!

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Energy Summer School 2018: Local Innovation for Global Change

Energy Academy Europe is part of New Energy Coalition   The Groningen Energy Summer School (GESS2018), held for the 7th time in 2018 by the University of Groningen and co-hosted by New Energy Coalition/Energy Academy Europe, will focus on Local Energy Innovations for...

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Energy Excursion: Westereems Wind Park Eemshaven

Long before the invention of electricity, the Dutch have been using wind power as an energy source. Parks filled with modern wind turbines are now used to harness a continuous source of energy. One of these wind farms, Westereems in the Eemshaven, can be found in the north of Groningen Province.

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The Human Capital Transition by Cees Verhagen (CAB)

The labour market is one of the pillars that will be reshaped as a result of the energy transition. Cees Verhagen from CAB research and consultancy agency gives an outlook on labour market developments that go hand in hand with the transition to a sustainable energy system.

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NICHE Programme: Mozambique delegation visit to Groningen

Energy Academy Europe organisation is part of NEW ENERGY COALITION   In January a delegation from Mozambique visited Groningen as part of the NICHE programme on capacity building in higher education in energy in Mozambique. This project, tendered by NUFFIC, aims to...

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Vacancy communication talent / online marketeer (Dutch)

      VACATURE: Communicatietalent/ online marketeer (0,8-1 FTE) New Energy Coalition is opgericht om een wezenlijke bijdrage te leveren aan de energietransitie, zowel op nationaal als internationaal niveau. Energy Valley, Energy Academy Europe en Energy Delta...

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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.