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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 the rebel cause, giving long-time[…]

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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, to start with, provides you[…]

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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, which are available for download[…]

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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 project development. To help you[…]

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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 generation. This has been facilitated[…]

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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 MW ultracritical coal fired power[…]

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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 on subjects that are related[…]

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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 deserves. The speakers of the[…]

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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 with my business cards in[…]

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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 macroeconomic perspective Sjak Smulders, professor[…]

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