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The European Green Deal and the National Energy and Climate Plan in The Netherlands

The European Green Deal and the National Energy and Climate Plan in The Netherlands

Online Parliamentary Workshop

Wednesday 8 December 2021

9h00 - 13h30 Brussels time

The European Forum for Renewable Energy Sources - EUFORES - organized a national parliamentary online workshop on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, in cooperation with the Dutch Parliament, and Member of Parliament Silvio Erkens. The workshop focused on the National Energy and Climate Plan of The Netherlands, in the framework of the European Green Deal.

Members of the Dutch Parliament and the European Parliament, government officials and experts in the field gathered to share their experience and discuss the energy transition progress in The Netherlands.

live stream of the event is available on the EUFORES Youtube Channel.

The agenda is available in English.

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"Energy Efficiency projects: Preparing Dutch homes for a natural gas-free future", Els Struiving, Coordinator for the demo-houses in Paddepoel, Making City 

"Realising the Dutch energy efficiency roadmap using a more holistic circular and digital approach", Hildagarde McCarville, CEA Veolia Netherlands

"Renewable energies in district heating: moving away from a gas dominated supply", Annelies van Ewijk, Director of the Energy Transition Team, Provincie Zuid-Holland

"The crucial role of energy efficiency for the Dutch climate policies, Bert Stuji, Manager Sustainable and Competitive Energy", Bert Stuji, Manager Sustainable and Competitive Energy, Netherlands Enetreprise Agency

"Energy-Efficiency Watch 4 survey results and the impact of narratives on effective policy implementation", Daniel Becker, Director, Guidehouse

"Towards a 100% Renewable Energy system in The Netherlands: the challenge of achieving a Rapid Roadmap", Teun Bokhoven, President, NVDE - THe Dutch Association for Sustainabel Energy

"New subsidy-free wind farms in the Norht Sea: building a zero-subsidy offshore wind business in The Netherlands", Joël Meggelaars, Senior Regulatory Affairs & Stakeholder Manager, Orsted, Netherlands

"Funding the renewable energy transition in The Netherlands and the crucial role of the new coalition", Marc Londo, Substantive Strategist at NVDE, The Netherlands Association for Renewable Energy, also affiliated to Utrecht University