emPOWERing Communities

After a small break it is time to gather again and learn about energy democracy. This topic is already relevant for quite some decades, but now with the compounding potential of decentralisation and the increased new interest of the public, this topic is very pertinent. Experts claim that the democratisation of the energy systems would …

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Last December, the COP25 Climate Conference was held in Madrid. YES-DC participated with a strong delegation, focused on both Article 6 negotiations and youth participation. The first week delegation consisted of members Esha Roy, Duco Coops, Carlotta Ferri and Ligin George. Carlotta wrote some interesting columns on her time at COP, on topics including carbon …

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Youth Participation in Climate Policy: Dutch Experiences Shared at COP25

Climate conference COP25 is taking place in Madrid until Saturday 14 December. The challenges are immense: the urgency of climate change is being felt more and more, but we are nowhere near peaking our worldwide carbon emissions. Increasingly, young people around the globe are no longer accepting this lack of action. They want more ambitious …

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YES-DC summer meet-up

On 28 August YES-DC will host its annual summer meet-up, an informal get together for older and newer members to get to know each other better! We will provide food and drinks, as well as an interactive programme to stimulate networking and discussion. Will we see you there? Stay tuned for more info!

Event | The Power of Data

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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General assembly 2019

During the general assembly of YES-DC on June the 3rd the board of 2018-2019 was discharged and the board of 2019-2020 was installed. If you are interested in the minutes of this gathering, you can find it in this link. We, the brand new board, thank Rob de Jeu, Reinout Boven, Adwait Apte, Anuja Naiknavare, Yvo …

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Join the board for 2019!

We are looking for the next board, and you can be part of it!  Do you want to actively influence what is the latest talk in the energy sector? Send us an email through info@yes-dc.org.