Excursion to Brussels: European Commission & ENTSO-E, Fri 26th September


The European energy policy, the European electricity grid, all these topics are discussed in Brussels. It affects everyone in Europe. YES-DC is going to visit Brussels on Friday 26th September. We will visit the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Energy and European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E).

European Commission DG Energy

In the morning we are going to visit the European Commission. Two speakers are going to talk about the following subjects: Ensuring competition and security of supply in the internal electricity market and The European climate policy for 2030 and the role of the EU ETS.



The program at ENTSO-E is known. See the attached file. ENTSO-E would like to use our visit as a public consultation. Feel free to read the draft document of the TYNDP on their site.

[message_box title=”Excursion details” color=”white”] Date: Friday 26 September 2014
Time: 07:00-23:00
Location: Brussels
Contribution: 25 euros for transportation[/message_box]


07:00 Gather at Utrecht Central Station (exact location to be determined)
07:15 – 09:30 Travel to Brussels by bus
09:45 – 10:00 Security check European Commission
10:00 – 11:00 Presentation Mr. Tadhg O’BrianEnsuring Competition and Security of Supply in the Internal Electricity Market – Directorate-General Energy
11:00 – 11:15 Break
11:15 – 12:30 Presentation Mr. Jan Wouter LangenbergThe European Climate policy for 2030 and the role of the EU ETS – Directorate-General Climate
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch in Brussels and walk to ENTSO-E
14:00 – 16:00 ENTSO-E: Topics to be discussed: Ten Year Network Development Plan and 2050 E-Highway
16:00 – 20:30 Drinks and dinner
20:30 – 22:30 Travel to Utrecht

Limited to 32 attendants
Subscription closed September 18th as we have to inform the EC about who is coming.
Participants should ensure that they have their identity cards or passports with them at all times as they will be asked to show them when entering Commission buildings


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