01 June 2021

15:00 - 16:30

Keynote speakers

  • Manon van Beek, CEO TenneT
  • Frans Timmermans, Vice-President European Commission
  • Morten Helveg Petersen, MEP, EP-rapporteur for offshore topics 
  • Christian Bruch, CEO of Siemens Energy
  • Marjan van Loon, President Shell the Netherlands

Opening of the event by Manon van Beek, CEO TenneT

ACCELERATING TOWARDS 55 PERCENT

  • EU 55% target: How to translate to national targets 
  • Do we already have the necessary policy framework in place?
  • Which infrastructure to build?

ACCELERATING ON MEMBER STATE LEVEL 

  • Where does European policy making need to accelerate?
  • How can we move to a green investment agenda? 
  • Election in Germany: What can be expected? 

OFFSHORE

  • How important is offshore for reaching the 55% goals
  • The possibilities of offshore energy islands. What are the options?
  • What is necessary to make best use of the full potential of offshore energy?

DECARBOINSATION OF INDUSTRY

  • How can renewables replace fossil energies in industry?
  • What are the options for decarbonisation: electrons or molecules?
  • What does industry need in terms of regulatory framework? 
  • Is the Commission pragmatic enough?

HYDROGEN AND ENERGY SYSTEM PLANNING

  • Why we we need hydrogen?
  • For which purposes is hydrogen the right solution?
  • How can we fill the money gap between grey hydrogen and green hydrogen?
  • What are the technological challenges of large scale hydrogen?

Closing