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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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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 GDP per capita standing at[…]

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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 crises of the 1970s and,[…]

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