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Next event: The future of the Dutch energy system

The next YES-DC event will expand upon the future trends of the Dutch energy sector. The event will focus on the future energy scene from different perspectives. The influence of local energy initiatives and cooperatives on the energy future will be explained, as well as the influence of energy scenarios.

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Next event: Oil and the Syrian conflict

Join us for the next YES-DC event on the ongoing conflict in Syria, and find out more about the role of energy in Middle Eastern tensions. When the Arab Spring started in 2011, it soon spread to Syria. Unlike in other countries, the Syrian army did not massively desert to

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YES-DC is looking for board members

YES-DC seeks new energetic board for 2016! As this year’s last events is coming closer, it is time for us to start looking for a new board for YES-DC for 2016. We are looking for enthusiastic and ambitious people to organize next year’s YES-DC events. Our distinctive group of members,

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COP in Paris

As an association affliated with the UNFCC, YES-DC has had the privilege to send a delegation of its members to Paris. On this page, an impression of their experience will be shared, as well as interesting articles relating to the COP. Read more about their experiences in their own reports,

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Masterclass energy finance

Masterclass energy finance From financing the exploration and exploitation of offshore oil fields to financing large solar farms; project finance is a driving factor in the development of the energy industry. Gaining an understanding of the key principles behind project finance can mean the difference between success and failure in

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Next YES-DC event: LNG

LNG: What are the prospects? October 28th at the Academiegebouw in Utrecht. The role of natural gas in the world’s energy mix is steadily increasing (see the graph below), in part because of the relatively low CO2 emissions released while burning gas, and the high conversion efficiency in gas-fired power

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YES-DC excursion 2015

MPP3 POWER PLANT AND BOAT RIDE, 30SEPT 2015 Excursion to the high efficiency 1.1 GW E.ON coal fired power plant on the Maasvlakte near Rotterdam, followed by a boat ride through the Europort. A full day of activities and interesting information gained by first hand! E.ON’s MPP3 is a 1100

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YES-DC Network event

YES-DC Network event, 17 september 2015 YES-DC is proud to announce its 2015 network event. Interesting presentations will be given by networking proffesionals which will be followed by several interactive activities. Don’t miss the chance to meet interesting people, with whom you can interact during a mini energy battle. Exchange ideas and opinions

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Report: India energy review

By Thomas van der Vliet The YES-DC India energy review was held on the 17th of June at the Academiegebouw in Utrecht. The topic of India was chosen because it is a major developing country with rapidly increasing energy demand and the country doesn’t get as much attention as it

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Report UNFCCC in Bonn

By Mariësse van Sluisveld On behalf of YES-DC I got the opportunity to have a look at the ‘intermezzo’ UNFCCC negotiations that take place in Bonn every year.  Being granted the observer-status you have access to a wide selection of side-events which are held in small rooms close to the negotiation room.  So

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Report: Economic growth and energy

On the 12th of May in 2015, a group of roughly forty young energy specialists gathered to discuss everything related to the relation between energy and economic growth. After a short introduction to the subject by YES-DC’s very own Friso Huizinga, three experts took the floor. The energy transition: a

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EVENT: India energy review

The India energy review. June 17th at the Academiegebouw in Utrecht. Speakers from the IEA, FMO (The Dutch development bank) and Energy Indeed confirmed! With a population of 1,25 billion people, India is the largest democracy in the world. At present the country is relatively poor with the level of

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EVENT: Economic growth and energy

Energy is an important production factor that is essential to economic growth. World primary energy use has grown enormously since the middle of the 19th century, and it has brought us unprecedented wealth and comfort. Recent developments have made apparent that energy use does not come without cost. The oil

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