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Last Wednesday, we had a great time during our YES-DC Summer meet-up event. Great to see familiar faces, welcome new members and we even had the honour of hosting some YES-DC alumni. Questions about challenges within our (professional) life gave room to very interesting conversations. We hope you also enjoyed, and we would love to[…]

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Last Wednesday, 3rd of July, YES-DC organised an event about data science and energy transition. We had three inspiring speakers: Paul Suijkerbuik from the Dutch/European government talked about the importance of open data sharing, Hubert Spruijt from Senfal told us more about his work with energy trading and Florijn de Graaf from Spectral shared some examples of implementing cutting-edge smart grid[…]

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YES-DC attended the United Nations Climate Change Conference this December, called COP24, in Katowice, Poland in December of 2018. The delegation consisted of Adwait Apte, Angelita Kappers, Rhythima Shinde and Marnix Paanakker.  Together with our partners the Klimaat Energie Koepel (KEK) and YES-Europe, our delegation also facilitated a workshop on how young professionals are influencing Dutch energy policy. You can read about their experiences[…]

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A quote from the news in 2016:[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]“The cost of building offshore wind farms has fallen to a new low, with Sweden’s Vattenfall winning contracts to build two projects in Danish waters for just over €60 per MWh.” [/quote] This sets a new record for cheapest offshore wind farm. It makes you wonder: “How low can the costs[…]

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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.[…]

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Update 29 November: Please find the slides of the conference here. [divider scroll_text=”SCROLL_TEXT”]   Climate change has enormous economic, social and financial implications for economies around the world. The famous 2006 Stern Report urges us to take action, and claims that postponing action will only cost us more in the end. However, one of the risks that[…]

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Although for many of us energy is considered a basic need and we do not even think about it, still 1.2 billion people in the world do not have access to energy. With cheaper and more efficient sustainable energy technologies which are a good fit for many developing regions, several organizations are developing energy access[…]

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Networking is of vital importance for any young professional but many feel uncomfortable doing it or do not get the most out of networking events. Therefore YES-DC organises a networking workshop for you this month with an external expert on communication and networking. We are very excited we could invite such a great expert and we think this[…]

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