Date: 23rd January 2017
Venue: Babylon, The Hague (Bezuidenhoutseweg 53,  2594 AC Den Haag, the Netherlands)
Time: 13:30 to 17:00
Working language: Dutch
Registration: Please use this link to register.

The transformation towards a fully sustainable built environment in the Netherlands requires the use of multiple sustainable energy sources and infrastructure. Decentralised and efficient generation will complement heat pumps and electrical mobility. Technologies for decentralised power production are gradually making their way in the European and Dutch energy systems. Their potential for CO2-reduction is huge, as is their potential to make the energy transition more affordable through smart use of existing infrastructure.

To highlight the potential of innovative distributed generation solutions, the ene.field project and Energy2GO are pleased to invite you to learn more about micro-cogeneration with fuel cells (FC mCHP) delivering energy savings, significant CO2 emissions and supporting the integration of variable renewables in the wider context of the EU and Dutch Energy and Climate Policy. The aim of this workshop is to inform participants of the ene.field project findings and of the potential of decentralised power generation products for the energy transition in the Netherlands, as part of a series of national workshops that will present project findings in different markets across Europe. Ideas and inputs will be collected from the audience (local policy-makers, academics, industries, DSO, ESCOs, utilities, operators and end-users), with a view to address the challenges for a deployment of fuel cell micro-CHP technologies in the Netherlands.


The workshops programme is as follows:

13:00Reception of participants / Coffee / Tea
13:30Wouter-Jan van der WurffGE/COGEN EuropeEurope's strategy for energy and climate
13:45Arjen de Jong Energy2GOThe role of decentralised power generation in NL
14:05Marco BijkerkBDR ThermeaThe political risk of "All Electric" and its alternatives
14:3015 min break
14:45Jan-Willem TolkampSOLIDpowerTowards a highly efficient and fully sustainable future
15:10Alexandra TudoroiuCOGEN EuropeEne.field & PACE project: overview & findings
15:30DiscussionModeration by Jaap BaarsmaWhat are barriers and opportunities for the large scale deployment of fuel cell micro-CHP in the Netherlands?

Who should attend?*

This workshop is held for policymakers and organisations that deal with energy transition and sustainable building solutions. On this workshop you will get insights in:

  • The possibilities for highly-efficient and fully sustainable concepts as an alternative for centralised high carbon intensity power plants
  • The challenge of addressing the energy transition of the built environment in the Netherlands, responsible for significant energy losses and CO2 emissions
  • The developments in Europe and the Netherlands in the field of hydrogen, stationary fuel cells and green gas CHP.

* Please, note that working language of the event is Dutch.


Registration is easy. Please use this link to register.

About Energy2GO

Energy2GO is the Dutch platform for sustainable gas applications. The aim of Energy2GO is to create more awareness for the sustainable and economic potential of decentralised power generation and their role in a fully sustainable energy supply.

 About ene.field

The ene.field project is the largest European demonstration project of the latest smart energy solution for private homes, micro-CHP. It will see up to 1,000 households across Europe able to experience the benefits of this new energy solution. The five-year project uses modern fuel cell technology to produce heat and electricity in households and empowers them in their electricity and heat choices.

The ene.field project is co-funded by the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) and brings together 27 partners, including 10 European manufacturers who will make the products available across 11 European countries.
The ene.field partners are:


Europe’s strategy for energy and climate

Wouter-Jan van der Wurff, GE / COGEN Europe

The role of decentralised power generation in Dutch energy transition

Arjen de Jong, Energy2GO

The political risk of “All Electric” and its alternatives

Marco Bijkerk, BDR Thermea

Towards a highly efficient and fully sustainable future

Jan-Willem Tolkamp, SOLIDpower

ene.field & PACE project: overview & findings

Alexandra Tudoroiu, COGEN Europe