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Event | November 6 – 17 | Join COP23 with YES-DC!

It is COP23 time! As one of the non-governmental observer organizations of the UNFCCC, Yes–DC has the honor to send its delegation to the COP this year as well. The COP23 will be held in Bonn, Germany and is organized by Fiji from 6th-17th of November. In 2016, there were more than 2000 NGO observer organizations registered, so you will get the chance to meet and learn from like-minded people and help shape the
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Recruitment | July 15 | Board Support Role

The YES-DC board is looking for a candidate to support the board (student) and help YES-DC realize it’s ambitious goals for this year on promotion, growth and enhancing it’s network! The Board consists of 6 young ambitious professionals, working in the energy field. Working as a close international team on a voluntary- with an average of 4 hours a week – on knowledge sharing by organizing interestin
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Event | 15 June | Energy, Architecture & Energy landscapes : Energy integrated in the design of our homes and urban areas.

In our search for alternatives to the old way of generating and supplying energy, new solutions emerge where energy-generation is much more integrated with our everyday life. The building sector – including architects and urban planners – are crucial to address the current energy transition.  Therefore  architects look beyond the size of the fuel tank or where to place the sockets when they design cars, b
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News | 8-10 May | YES-DC at UNFCCC’s Climate Conference in Bonn!

Although it was difficult to imagine what we could expect, we arrived in Bonn with some excitement. Delegates from all over the world gathered in the World Conference Center to lay the foundations for (the negotiation text of) COP 23later this year. We had some  small talks with delegates of South Sudan, the head of delegation from Zimbabwe, and Mozambique. Worrying developments The Bonn climate talks started amidst
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Event | 12 April | After the elections: What’s in it for energy?

The elections have given us a house of representatives with a wide range of different political views on the energy sector. As the formation of the government is already underway we would like to discuss with you what the outcome of the elections can mean for our energy policy in the next 4 years. Our experts of the evening will be Pier Vellinga  and Klara Schure. Both will provide us with insights of how the current
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YES-DC at COP 22: experiences from our delegates

YES-DC is one of the associations that is entitled to send a delegation to the conference of parties (COP), the international climate conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Click here to read the experiences of the YES-DC delegation that went to COP22 last November in Marrakech. Note that there is another opportunity for YES-DC members to attend the Bonn Climate Change Confe
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Event | 16 Feb | Offshore Wind Developments

A quote from the news in 2016: This sets a new record for cheapest offshore wind farm. It makes you wonder: “How low can the costs for offshore wind go?” Naturally, an answer to this question depends on: “How is offshore wind stimulated in different countries? And: “What are the effects of the rapid developments in offshore wind on the rest of the energy system and the energy market?” Th
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YES-DC is looking for a new board for 2017, expand your energy network! Apply before 09/01/2017

Dear Yes-DC member, YES-DC is looking for a fresh board, and you could be in it! As you know YES-DC is a 300 member association run by a dozen volunteers, we organize 10 events per year and have a budget ~10K/yr. Getting involved in YES-DC is not just great for you organizational skills, and network you also get to work with a great team. There’s plenty of room for your own creativity, to hone your skills and t
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Event | 8 Dec | YES-DC Pub Quiz

Do you think you know all the ins and outs about smart grids, sustainable energy, standed assets and recent breakthrough energy-technologies? Excellent! You’re the one we’re looking for… it’s time to put your knowledge to the test. The YES-DC Pubquiz is organised for all of its members. Feel free to invite your friends and colleagues. The event will be perfectly suited to meet fellow energy en
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